Violence, gore and sex in games... is it absolutely necessary?

Everything is on offer nowadays in games from real-life wars, living through mob characters, extreme violence and even sex. And is this all necessary? Is this what a developer needs to sell a game, or many for that matter?

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paintsville3045d ago

The demographic for videogames is males ages 15-35. Based on that...yes it probably is necessary to appeal to their target market.

iamnsuperman3045d ago

I tihnk sex mini games are a little pointless but gore is necessary for anything to do with killing people because it just adds to the realism

r0gueZA3045d ago (Edited 3045d ago )

re - paintsville comment

The demographic is now a higher age bracket.