Essays Tagged: "Grand Theft Auto"

Censorship - "Should Depictions of Violence in the Media Be More Heavily Censored?"

fictional story lines.Video games are becoming more and more violent. A recent successful game is "Grand Theft Auto". A simulation game where the player is a young male criminal out for revenge. The ... g a certain number of prostitutes. These objectives must be completed to finish the game. Although "Grand Theft Auto" has a certificate of eighteen, this is more then often ignored, which leads to the ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

A textual analysis of the Martin Scorscese film Goodfellas

ave chosen portrays the protagonist Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and Tommy Devito (Joe Pesci) performing grand theft auto at an airport. From here the narrative flows into the next scene. In this scene Hen ... monstrating just how powerful these underworld figures are: they have the power required to perform grand theft auto in broad daylight, right underneath the driver's nose.Scorsese's use of contrapunta ...

(7 pages) 140 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Different views and multiple examples of video games

games on the market are violent and bash the industry for it.Games such as Armageddon, Postal, and Grand Theft Auto use violence against the innocent. In these games, acts of violence target non-aggr ...

(2 pages) 141 6 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A review of A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

ng troublemakers, with 'ultra-violence' gleaming through their minds, commit rape, murder, robbery, grand theft auto, and an awesome yet scheme of helping old ladies. This fictionous novel comes amazi ...

(1 pages) 24 0 1.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Media Creating a Violent Generation.

ere is blood all over the street and bodies moaning in pain. This is only the first five minutes of grand theft auto. A game in which children of all ages play everyday, never realizing how damaging i ... es almost real, and people are being killed, which is very violent and cruel. For example, the game grand theft auto is a very popular game among all children and adults, it has very violence and sexu ...

(10 pages) 86 2 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Persuasive Essay on Video Game Violence.

hirt ducks with at the screen. Now they are just much more advanced and realistic, with games like "Grand Theft Auto" (where you can hijack cars and go on cop chases and kill anyone in your way). Game ... lence that they can play. If you think your kids are getting more violent from these games such as "Grand Theft Auto" or "Halo 2", then have them play non-violent games as well, like any sport game ou ...

(4 pages) 189 0 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

But I love my Grand theft auto: unfairness of ruling on Rockstar Games and other violent games

that whenever video game censorship comes up as a debate topic, that games like the ever so popular Grand Theft Auto series and games like Manhunt, both created by Rockstar Games Inc. have come up and ... his case expression.In the middle of October in 2001, Rockstar launched its first mainstream title "Grand Theft Auto 3". Skeptics said that it was a creative game, but that it was a bit raw and a bit ...

(10 pages) 34 2 4.3 Feb/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?

rlin Manson that this kid is going to go kill a bunch of people some day. Nor, is someone who plays Grand Theft Auto going to go steal a car and run over a bunch of people. The real question we have t ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

GTA? Why graphical entertainment is good for us?

24, ER, House, The Apprentice, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. We are constantly bombarded with opinions like,' ours is an age besot ...

(4 pages) 29 1 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Effects of Video Games

actions. Often times when a child plays adventure RPG's and fighting games, such as Resident Evil, Grand Theft Auto, Tekken or Halo, they start to copy what they see. Because of the message that thes ...

(3 pages) 116 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"The Kids Are Not All Right" by Jonathan Valania

ose who happened to enjoy violent video games. He had a collection of games such as the The Matrix, Grand Theft Auto, and other games featuring first person shootings. All these games had a negative e ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Video Games And Violence

urning him to a pile of ash. Then there are other games that teach you to break the law. Games like Grand Theft Auto and Postal are games that show the player breaking the law and getting points for i ... � someone or thing.There are some games that promote breaking the law. For example, the game Grand Theft Auto is probably the most corrupt game there is. In the game, you steal a car, and then ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Saleable Rock Star Games

ians "" are sick stuff. As one of the well-designed advertisement placing on the website, it says, "Grand Theft Auto is a sprawling epic which will show you that sometimes crime can pay and sometimes ... sprawling epic which will show you that sometimes crime can pay and sometimes it can pay you back" (Grand Theft Auto ). In fact, Grand Theft auto is notorious for its graphic, gruesome and grotesque. ...

(3 pages) 522 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


. He just got the Xbox. But, I wanted to play the new Metal Gear game. Later, Greg introduced me to Grand Theft Auto! What a great game! I loved it and played for who knows how many hours. Oh by the w ...

(7 pages) 10 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Generation Y (Community essay): What community do you belong to?

the D.A.R.E. Generation, Google Generation, MySpace Generation, MyPod Generation, Generation Next, Grand Theft Auto Generation, Nintendo Generation, the Halo Generation, Me Generation and the Cynical ...

(4 pages) 25 1 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Story -- Dust Clouds On The Primrose Path

r the northeast had to offer. By now, he was high off his ass and passed out next to his true love, Grand Theft Auto. The only good thing in her life was her baby boy, who was fast asleep in his crib. ... g on empty for a long time. She realized she needed to feel special, for someone other than say her grandmother to make her feel important. Anyway, I'm getting ahead of myself here. Back to the party. ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

For Violence in Video Games

nown to have substantial effects on aggression and violence," says the opposing side. Games such as Grand Theft Auto, Combat Arms, Tom Clancy's End War, are not taken literally by a vast majority of t ... environment. You can't tell me that playing a few rounds of '007' or running down a few people in 'Grand Theft Auto' will turn you into a mass murderer. It just doesn't happen like that. These tests ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Ibsen's realism vs. Videogame realism

Despite the time difference, present day society’s reaction to realism in videogames, such as Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty, mirrors the events which took place in the late 19th century, wit ... . But eventually, the realism became a bit too real, which started to make the public uneasy. “Grand Theft Auto III” was introduced in October of 2001; a game where a player could hijack any ...

(10 pages) 18 0 4.5 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Effects of Entertainment on Modern-Day Society

The release of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," a video game that draws heavily upon gang culture and violence, was ... t”? We are glorifying them and selling more to kids than ever before. With games such as “Grand Theft Auto”, children’s minds everywhere are becoming more and more acclimated to vi ... will be able to grow and evolve until we achieve the social stature this country once had when our grandparents lived. Until then we will have a nation of drug using, wrist-cutting, racist children w ...

(3 pages) 12 1 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Video Game Industry and the Recession of 2008

evelopment costs of videogames have gone up. For example: in 2008, the expensive game ever made was Grand Theft Auto 4. It cost 100 million dollars�. Because of this, they needed at least a few ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers