Video Games And Its Effects On Youth

1247 Words Sep 22nd, 2016 5 Pages
Carlsbad, California Legoland is consists of video games, and Angry Birds Theme Park in China & Universal Studios in Hollywood, California both also involve video game entertainment, therefore everywhere you go videogames follow! Obviously, the better technology gets the more accessible video games are becoming. Over 90% of the young adults and young children population play video games in the United States. Unfortunately, 90% of those games involve mature content that often includes violence (“Little By Little, Violent Video Games Make Us More Aggressive”). Many parents think nothing of supplying these video games for their kids because they want to see them as happy as possible. But little do they know as they grow, their minds and all the experiences they go through, stick with them forever. Although parents can be the best parents, video games can raise some kids themselves. Video games make a huge impact on youth, who play them for an excessive amount of time; these video games are preventing them from having an open mind and flourishing in their lives.
Playing violent games can and does stir hostile urges and mildly aggressive behavior in the short term. Adolescents spend so much time on their video games, putting thoughts of shooting, cursing, and extreme acts of violence in their head. Children who are so attached to the video games do not realize they are playing for so long. Unsurprisingly, as video game sales increase, shootings around the world are…
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