Violent Video Games Society overreacts and needlessly blames video games for all violence. Children are the main target for video games. Violent video games do not make kids just wake up and go and shoot up a school, video games are just a way for kids to release anger. People who never played video games before always think just because you play any type of violent video game they think it's going to make you a violent person, when in reality them saying that is just gonna get you angry and then make you wanna get violent with them. Even the president of the United States thinks video games are bad for kids because he said “Video game violence & glorification must be stopped it’s creating monsters” (“Kain 1-3”)
Violent video games have been blamed for everything from bullying to school shootings. Critics of these video games believe they cause people to commit violent acts in real life. These critics, mainly comprised of parents and other responsible adults, don’t agree with what the video games portray. Others say the video games cause less violence and are an outlet for anger and stress. Although violent video games have violent actions in them, teenagers should be able to play violent video games because there isn’t enough evidence to prove they make teens more aggressive, it could prevent violence, and violent video games are a fun and relaxing way to relieve stress and anger.
When parents buy their kids the newest game to be released. Most parents completely ignore the rating for the game. So when the parent looks at the content of the game. Some are often appalled at what is going on inside the virtual world. So they take the game away and say “This way too violent for my 12 year old to be playing”.
In America many kids play violent role playing games like cops and robbers and don 't think anything of it. But recently in the news there has been a debate if kids should be allowed to play these so called games. Many people think that kids should be allowed to play theses games because they are just games and all in fun. However, many people including myself think that kids should not play violent role playing games because kids get the idea that life is just a game and killing someone is also.
A study on two groups showed that the group that plays violent ones, is more likely to think that using marijuana and drinking alcohol is normal and legal, also cheating in many ways would lead them to the right way too. Contrary to researches that exposed negative impacts, others found positive effects related to video games. First of all, it can ameliorate hand eye coordination and eyesight. Also, by winning, good gamers will be motivated and have more self- esteem in front
The parents could either limit the violent games or just have their kid not play them at all. In fact, it is not just kids using these agressive games, it’s adults too. Adults really don’t have anyone controlling them, so they are more prone to use them. There are so many great benefits to media and technology, but people don’t use them right, they just abuse them. It could be really beneficial to teach valuable skills or lessons instead of violence which could led to excessive
Most people believe media in society is a benefit rather than a harmful consequence. Social media, television and video games are activities kids, teens, adults, and even elders do, but ignore the harmful and damaging consequences. This is an unfortunate truth, because the research says otherwise. Media and social networking pose a great threat to our society because of the results it has on children, the violence is triggers, and the overall effects of stereotyping.
Has your mother/father ever tell you that video games can badly effect your brain or health? Well it’s partly true but there is also good effects that can come from video games and parents usually don 't let their children play video games because they only know the negative effects. Little did they know those bad effects are most likely to happen to kids who play for long periods of time, so instead of not allowing kids to play just limit the time they play. The good effects that come with video games is that some video games can train your brain to make quicker decisions without losing accuracy, and other video games can actually improve hand eye coordination,fine motor, and spatial skills by training the brain to make more decisions.
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.
“When life imitates video” by John Leo, I chosen this article due to the fact it explain how video games have a negative impact that cause violence. Especially how video games has an impact on children. The author persuade the readers to accept his ideas of how video games has a negative impact towards children. He gives a few examples of teenage violence caused by video games. Leo makes a comparison between teen violence and video games.