The Violence of Video Games and the Effect It Have On Society

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The Violence of Video Games and the Effect It Have On Society

In today world video games have come along way since the birth of game consoles, with such games as Pac Man, Donkey Kong, and Frogger. Not only have the graphics done a complete three hundred and sixty degrees turn but the violence has also on video games. There have been many people discussing on the topic of video games that have violence and the effect it has on kids. It brings out more aggression on kids that play those types of games than those who does not. Although some video games are considered harmful to society, we must find the necessary steps to improve on what we allow our children to play to fix this controversial conversation. In a recent research study
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Now the question you may ask yourself does this link between video games and violence hold up? With that said you must think about the millions who played these games every day. Why are there not more crimes like this if video games have something to do with violence? Pathological acts of course have multiple complex causes and are hard to predict. (http://www.slate.com/id/2164065/) One of the most grueling and violence game in history is the Grand Theft Auto series. This may be one of the best games to discuss when you are fighting your case on the violence of video games. The series which started back in 1997 focus on many different protagonists who attempt to rise through the ranks of the criminal underworld, although their motives for doing so vary in each game. The game play consists of a mixture of action adventure, driving, and occasional role playing, stealth, and racing have gain controversy for it is adult nature. Although the game is rated M for mature you know that young children are still playing the popular game. The limitation of violence is endless from robbing people, stealing cars, and walking up to someone and shooting them point blank and this game has many reasons to argue against it. (http://compactiongames.about.com/library/weekly/aafpr061102.htm) Doom is a land mark 1993 first person shooter computer game by ID
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