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Halo: Child Killer?

Geekscape writes: In this modern age of gaming, politicians love ripping into video games as a cause for violence. Most of these allegations are ridiculous. On September 5, 2008, an eleven year old boy from Johnson Creek, Wisconsin accidentally shot himself. Instead of blaming parents for leaving a loaded rifle in the house and letting him skip school, let's all sit back and blame "Halo."

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silverchode3692d ago

shooters are bad for young kids.

UNCyrus3692d ago

You know what... I hate Halo, yet I'm still appalled that people will blame a video game from these actions.

1) It was the parents that let this child's Xbox be his babysitter (Rated M game)
2) They left a loaded weapon in the house (he took out the clip but forgot to empty the chamber)
3) They weren't aware that he skipped school.

The sum of these points means irresponsible parenting... This story is a tragedy, but there are lessons to be learned from it...

silverchode3692d ago

stupid parents let stupid kids do stupid things that make gamers look stupid.

StephanieBBB3691d ago (Edited 3691d ago )

If your stupid enough to play with a real weapon at any age even though your 100% sure it's not loaded, then you should not play games or even watch movies which have weapons in them.

If every parent learned thier children that weapons are not toys, games are toys. Im sure this would not have happned.

Anton Chigurh3692d ago (Edited 3692d ago )

his parent

just a game for god sake

NovusTerminus3692d ago

Two things wrong with this picture here.

1. An eleven year old with an M rated game.

2. An eleven year old with a gun.

But hey, we all know its the games fault.

InMyOpinion3692d ago

Who's fault is it that irresponsible parents get to have guns in their home?

XXXCouture3691d ago

"but they need it to protect them self!"

TheColbertinator3691d ago

Well I have nothing against the 2nd Amendment but please people,keep your gun in a locked device with away from the hands of kids.

As for the Halo thing,I like Halo 1 and such but seriously its not for kids.

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