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  • Video Game Controversy

    popularity of video games has spread like a roaring wildfire. As the popularity of video games began to rise‚ the games began to evolve and branch out into the wide variety of different genres and categories that are seen today. However‚ just like any form of popular media or culture‚ controversy has sparked around video games and has become shrouded around the world of video games. Many people believe that video games have no positive aspects whatsoever‚ and some have even claimed that video games actually

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    Controversies over video games center on debates around video game content and the potential for it to negatively impact player attitude and behavior. Since the early 1980s‚ video games have become part of the political discourse with advocates emphasizing their nature as an expressive medium (protected under the freedom of speech laws of many countries)‚ and detractors promoting various theories that video games are harmful for society and thus subject to legislative oversight and restrictions.

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    Video Games: An Analysis of Violence in the Medium Cynthia Livingston ENG 1000 Capella University March 2015 Introduction Violence in the media has always been a hotly debated topic‚ but with the rise in the popularity of video games in recent years it has become a nationwide debate. The unfortunate string of school shootings in the 1990’s only fueled the fire as news slowly leaked of the attackers’ frequency of video game use. Suddenly psychologists and scientists everywhere were searching

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    The video games phenomenon is somewhat new in this modern society. Although they often to be entertaining‚ the contents have become more violent and disturbing as computing technology has become much more advanced. These days‚ the popularity of violent video games has caused an increase in controversy. Parents and experts feel that some games are just too violent and they demand the government to regulate the sales of these games. However‚ I strongly believe violent video games do not cause an increase

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  • Violent Video Games

    wasn’t sure if that was the intention. Specifically the 4th sentence in the 4th paragraph. FOCUS What is your partner’s thesis or claim? Where is it located? Discuss questions or thoughts about the claim here. The thesis is “Playing violent video games can increase aggressive behavior‚ thoughts‚ and feelings in young children and adults”. It is the second sentence in the first paragraph. It is direct‚ and to the point‚ and immediately lets the reader know where article will go. Do you get

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    March 2010 Video Game violence and our youth In the past 20 years society has fallen victim to mass murders perpetrated by children‚ even though overall crime is down. In order to better understand this; social scientists are conducting studies on whether violent video games contribute to this cycle of violence or are they just a tragic coincidence. In “violent Video Games: Dogma‚ Fear‚ and Pseudoscience” Christopher Ferguson argues that there is no significant contribution to video game violence

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    Out of all of the pros and cons of violent video games‚ some cons could actually be avoided by parents looking at game ratings that are provided by a system called ESRB. According to the Best Buy Geek Squad‚ ESRB is a non-profit‚ self-regulatory organization established in 1994 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). ESRB rates games so that they go to the person of a certain maturity as well as age. Sadly‚ some parents do not care of what games they buy for their children. On the first survey

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  • Video Games and Violence

    Video Games and Violence Violent video games have had an effect on children and teens for many years now. Children and teens who play video games most of the time play for fun or entertainment purposes. However‚ what the parents do not understand about this era’s violent video games is that the violence in today’s video games is worst then what they think it is. Some people believe that violent video games are influencing the children and teens to commit violent crimes and are the

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    genre-electronic video games-reinvigorated the debate. Two features of video games fuel renewed interest by researchers‚ public policy makers‚ and the general public. First‚ the active role required by video games is a double-edged sword. It helps educational video games be excellent teaching tools for motivational and learning process reasons. But‚ it also may make violent video games even more hazardous than violent television or cinema. Second‚ the arrival of a new generation of ultraviolent video games

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    ! ! Negative Impacts of Video Games on Children ! ! There are various types of video games that negatively effect to children in today’s soci- ety. Playing video games became a popular activity. In nowadays‚ it is a multibillion-dollar in- dustry bringing in more money than movies and DVDs. Many children spend large amounts of time playing them.Video games are becoming more complex and realistic. Some video games may promote learning‚ problem solving and help with the developmental skills and

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