Subtly desiring to possess characteristics such as strength, speed, or a special “power” leads to an unhealthy aspiration to be more like the brutal characters depicted in video games. Many games include real information about guns and ammunition; familiarizing teens on how to operate weapons. Many researchers strongly believe there is a direct link between use of violent video games and increases in hostile behavior as well as decreases in “prosocial behavior, empathy, and moral engagement” (CNN News). Many of the games teens engage in use human or other living targets, teaching children to feel pleasure and success after inflicting pain on one another. Continued exposure to killing or maiming living targets creates insensitivity towards pain and violence, leading to aggression and violence in teens in their daily lives.
When kids are playing video games, they can have effects of bad behavior and they lose their innocence by becoming desensitized. To start off, violent video games contributes to aggressive behaviors in kids. Children learn from influence so when they play video games they learn it is okay to act violent. In an article from TIME it declares that “When asked if it was okay for a boy to strike a peer if that peer said something negative about him, for example, these kids were more likely to say yes” (paragraph 7). This shows that kids are more likely to have bad behavior if they play violent video games by lashing out at classmates and bullying them.
Violent video games are becoming more popular but so are some problems along with it. Video games are known to be fun and all but are they affecting the people who play them. Recent evaluations of the problem have taken place and have found that violent video games can have an effect the user by making them aggressive, causing real life events, or just purely affecting their brain. Aggressive behavior is usually not an effect of playing video games but now it is becoming a reality. People are looking hard into this matter and an a example would be a group studying how much V.V.E someone gets.
As we know not all video games contain violent contents, but most of them are violent and mentally dangerous. Some researches admit that violent games may cause adolescents to become tremendous. Studies showed that video games increase psychological awakening, it could also increase aggressive behavior, emotions and thoughts and finally let teenagers lose the sense of helping others. All these effects will be carried by aggressive young people. It’s true that video games are violent, but aggressive adolescents are more likely to be more attracted to it.
The media and technology are becoming common in people’s life. Especially young children prefer to use that stuff. So, what will it affect to our children is more important. When can the video game be said to be too harmful for public consumption in the society? The answer is if the video games waste most of the time, and they are violence, by now, they can be said too harmful for public consumption.
Children have a hard time knowing what is make believe and what is real they may think that what they see on the games is real and talk about that in school imagine this conversation my big brother shoot such a such kids do not know how to shout their mouth and now the kids will think his brother is murder. Violent video games are not the worse things in the world, but they do leave a bad impression or make people think it’s ok to act the way they do in the video games. Video games may have an indirect effect on violent video games. One story about a 18 year old gunman in Munich, Germany was a fan of these violent video games with shooting at them. Fun fact did you know the military use video games to teach troops how to kill I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t want my kids to play a heartless video games that show people in the military to kill that so repulsive to me kids play these types of games that adults in the military play to learn how to kill opponents that is not okay at all that crazy.
Video games are deliberated to target different facets of a child’s life. These video games are consisted of a variety of educational, serious, and casual games, but in reality, what child is going to choose a game about learning versus a game where they can kill zombies or drive cars at unruly amounts of speed? A study from Buchman and Funk found that “violent games became consistently popular across grades for both boys and girls” (Cesarone, 1998). Educational games were more popular for some of the girls being asked, but throughout all the age groups, violent video Studies have shown that those children who play more violent games have a severe effect of this violence in their daily life as well, they tend to try these use fights and stunts at home
Bad Effects of Violent Video Games: Most of the bad effects of video games because of their violence they contain. Thus children who play more violent and dangerous video games are more likely to have increased of aggressive thoughts, behavior, feelings and decreased in prosocial helping. The effect of violence video games in children is worsened by the games’ interactive nature. For the repeated cases of violence in video games, the child is in control of the violence and experiences in his own eye by killing, kicking, stabbing and shooting in games. Too much playing of violent video game will make the kid socially isolated.
For years, violent video games has became a popular genre in the video game industries, and while violent video games has became increasingly popular, adults questioned if violent video games has a harmful mental effect on children, which can possibly lead to teen violence. The debate between video games and violence, has became a critical topic because of the aggressive behavior that violent video games causes, and the menacing environment that is illustrated in the games. Many that criticize these video games, judges that the calamities caused by teens was fueled by violent video games because of the excruciating mindset that the video game illustrates towards the player. Despite all these criticism towards the irrational atmosphere illustrated by violent video games, unbiased research have proved that violent video game only cause aggressive behavior, while all these atrocious events caused by teens was mainly caused by the individual 's mental illness or villainous behavior. Conversely, many consider that teen violence was encouraged by video games, but research has proven that video games isn’t even a aspect to the reason behind teen violence, instead violent video games only cause one to be ambitious, and aggressive because of the competitiveness displayed in video games.
From the time it was invented it has evolved into a more exciting and challenging media games of all time. Video games can effects children in negative as well as positive way. As I am studying communication so studying the communication of videos game links with my major. In my essay I will talk about the history of videogames, the effects of videogames on the brain