Essays Tagged: "violent video games"

Does Video Game Violence Have Effects on Children?

ween the ages of eight years old and tenyears old will be observed before, during, and after playingviolent video games. Looking for violent behavior before,during, and after playing violent video gam ... ames is the wholeexperiment. The conclusion is that most children have noproblems after playing the violent videogames.I think that most of the children will beunaffected by playing violent games. Mos ...

(2 pages) 295 2 3.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Columbine Shooting and what it mean for us and how to del with the shooting that America is dealing with,

ce in video games was a major factor in teaching these kids how to shoot other people in real life. Violent video games can and have led children to committing acts of violence against other children ... of the numerous video games available that focus on killing as their main theme. A child who plays violent video games will resort to violence more easily when faced with a problem than a child who h ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Do Violent Video Games corrup the Youth? Answerd with both sides view.

The question is do violent video games corrupt young mind, and if so should we ban them? Some say that the answer is ye ... young mind, and if so should we ban them? Some say that the answer is yes, It has been proven that violent video games do affect the behavior of the youth,and yes it should be banned. The party that ... choice and you should know by now that it is going to affect your health and the people playing the violent games don't know that they are being affected by it they just assume that it is harmless fun ...

(2 pages) 162 2 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Do violent video games affect kids?

Do violent video games affect kids, ages 14-18?Violent video games have been around since 1976 when Dea ... ou could. Parents boycotted toy stores that sold this game. Since then, games have become ever more violent and realistic. I think it is the reality and the interactivity of the game which seems to ha ... heart is pumping and your brain is going crazy. Many parents think that when their son is playing a violent computer game it gives their son more knowledge about technology, but they never really look ...

(3 pages) 201 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Video Violence.

rying to regulate the video games they play, and well they might. Efforts so far to keep gruesomely violent images in video games away from youths have been very feeble. The separation of kids and por ... ence. Youthful video enthusiasts and officials f the Entertainment Software Association insist that violent video games have no effect on kids. They're simply wrong. Three years ago, a joint statement ...

(1 pages) 53 2 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Censorship of entertainment Research Project

epresentation of "controversial" entertainment. Many critics claim that entertainment is too crude, violent, and full of sexual references, and is sometimes characterized as hatred. To control this "s ... sparked the public's interest in the state of entertainment today. Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson, and violent video games are blamed for causing the boys kill with such "wanton abandon". This prompted P ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Violent Video Games Shouldn

Violent Video Games Shouldn't Be BannedWritten by: Nick LilleymanHumanity has had many scapegoats fo ... the influence of their environment they live in.There are a few main arguments people hold against violent video games, but a main one is that violence in video games leads to violence in reality. Im ... main one is that violence in video games leads to violence in reality. Imagine a teenager playing a violent game such as Doom 2. Doom 2 involves characters walking around in a first person view engagi ...

(3 pages) 3355 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bowling for Columbine

s responsible for the exceptionally high level of killing in America? Not a lot of guns, not a very violent history, not violent video games, movies or rock `n roll. After watching this film you can f ... lence in the United States.What is it that is different about the US that makes it as a Nation more violent than so many others? So many people have so many different answers, they range from simple a ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Violent Video Games and Ethics

Violence in video games and whether or not it influences people to act violently in the real world has been a topic of heated debate as of late. I can see how killing some ... ; that doesn't happen in games. When I hit the reset button, everyone is alive again. I don't think violent games promote violence in real life, for most people are wise enough to know the difference. ... ames can be singled out as the main culprit. Violence has existed for far longer than the advent of violent video games. It has existed for longer than violent movies or TV shows. Young adults or full ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

School Violence

happens it is always compared to Columbine. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris had a plan. Obsessed with violent video games and paramilitary techniques, they spent a year collecting an arsenal of semiauto ... ards on campus, rules and regulations regarding student conduct and dress, profiling of potentially violent students, anti-bullying instructional programs, and counseling and mediation. Which of these ...

(16 pages) 387 3 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Violence in the media as it corresponds to school shootings

Our Great ImmunityMany people feel school shootings, like Columbine, were the cause of violent video games, movies, and music. I find this very hard to believe. I though that most people ... the argument that the psychologists make for movies, video games, and music causing kids to become violent can also be said for the news, except for one major difference. The news is real.After watch ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

How much is the artist responsible for making violent products and its effect on the buyers and viewers?

It has been discussed over and over again whether or not kids are influenced by the violent video games they play, movies they watch, music they listen to, and media that is reported t ... sually looked at as the prime responsibility of the artist and the people, but when a kid commits a violent or sexual act there is an additional responsibility of the artist to the younger audience. W ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Video Game Violence

well as questions about the affects playing games might have on children. Similar to the attacks on violent movies and television shows, some parents and concerned adults have pointed the finger at th ... d concerned adults have pointed the finger at this growing industry for contributing or encouraging violent behavior amongst kids. Overall, violent video games encourage violent behavior especially in ...

(5 pages) 153 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Article Critique - Violent video games

Masell is a gripping article which criticises the media's negative and biased views on video games. Violent video games have long been perceived as harmful and a potential danger amongst teens, and ha ... a lot of negative speculation throughout the media.Masell attacks the media's stereotypical view on violent video games. Justifying his reason, Masell explores his past gaming experiences as viable ev ...

(2 pages) 81 1 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Video Game Violence

hey behave. Some of the games can increase a person's aggressive thoughts and make them behave very violently. Video games provoke violent thoughts and actions as the games are becoming too graphic fo ... nowledge about the utilization of guns and fighting skills. The video games are making kids act out violent crimes and making them very aggressive because sometimes they think it's acceptable to do wh ...

(10 pages) 172 1 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"The Kids Are Not All Right" by Jonathan Valania

s vary in age, but most of them are teenagers. Mathew Lovett was one of those who happened to enjoy violent video games. He had a collection of games such as the The Matrix, Grand Theft Auto, and othe ... black. According to the National Coalition on Television Violence, these video games and many other violent ones have a negative impact in teenagers, and can result in aggressive behavior.Video games ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Violence In Video Games

things they don't want their children exposed to. Some of these things are sexually explicit and/or violent movies, television programs, reading materials, and video games. Some politicians are trying ... politicians are trying to take this right away. Some politicians are trying to make it illegal for violent video games to be sold to young people. Some retailers do restrict whom they sell these viol ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Should Kids Under The Age Of 16 Be Able To Rent Violent Video Games?

editor, Some people believe that teenagers under the age of 16 should not be alloud to buy or rent violent video games or movies, i agree.I belive that kids under the age of 16 should not be alloud t ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Historical essay of violence in video games

ne of important issues that most countries are facing right now. They number of children exposed to violent video games is increasing dramatically and results in violent situations such as fighting at ... eo games should be censored. According to the American Psychological Association, children who play violent video games are progressively becoming more aggressive and the violence in video games has a ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Refutation essay on ESRB should be more restriction on rating video game

of education at the University of Miami and the author of Children and Hyperreality, the danger of violent images in video games is that“‘First-person shooter games such as Doom and Quake a ... is one important issue that most countries are facing right now. The number of children exposed to violent video games is increasing dramatically and often results in violent situations such as fight ...

(7 pages) 44 1 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing