Video Games DBQ Essay

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Today video and computer gaming have taken up a large portion of mainstream entertainment. The negative effects of video games on the basic population are deplorable. Many people, especially teenagers use this as an unhealthy escape from reality and in place of human interaction. Although, it is argued that these games may offer a positive impact on ones life skills, it is quite obvious that the increase of gaming brings acts of violence and antisocial behavior. Video Games, as mentioned before are creating more violence in young people. Games like Grand Theft Auto are being used by leaders of gangs to teach new members “to do carjackings and murders.” (Document F). These new murdering games are also influential in other crimes such as
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