Essays Tagged: "violence in video games"

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

. The shooters then took their own lives. The two teenage gunmen did not have a previous history of violence but were both enthusiasts of killing-oriented video games. The violence in video games was ... hoot other people in real life. Violent video games can and have led children to committing acts of violence against other children and adults.Growing children are easily influenced by the examples la ...

(4 pages) 137 0 3.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Violence in Video Games

I believe that violence in video games, music, and movies is not to blame at all for violence in society. I believe ... things do the total opposite and allow us to vent some of the built up anger we have that leads to violence. I think the media is just trying to find something to blame, and most importantly for them ... lent what they want, along with society and people's general ideas about how movies and games cause violence, a scapegoat.It enrages me when people tell me video games cause violence. In videogames, i ...

(1 pages) 106 0 3.5 Aug/2003

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

Violent Video Games Shouldn

ey have harmful side effects, and that teenagers should not be allowed to play them. The effects of violence in the games are questionable; however, the effects of parenting are obvious. Likewise with ... people, race, shape, or form, there are only a selected few who will actually commit severe act of violence. Their violence cannot be based on a primary source such as video games as it is the influe ...

(3 pages) 3741 1 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

If life and rascism in the early 1900's is still a relevant factor today. To Kill a Mockingbird

n't nearly as shocked and surprised with the situation that happened to Tom Robinson due to all the violence in video games and movies. Also the geographic area you live in may change your reaction to ... nge your reaction to the story. For instance, if you live in a country like the United States where violence occurs daily, you might be less shocked by the situation happening with Tom Robinson. If yo ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Violent Video Games and Ethics

Violence in video games and whether or not it influences people to act violently in the real world h ... 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.I mean violence is all ... news, games and yes, even real life. So I don't think games 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 longe ...

(3 pages) 142 1 4.5 Mar/2005

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

Persuasive Essay on Video Game Violence.

Control Your Kids, not Video Game ViolenceMike HoweVideo game violence should not be lessened in any way. MAVAV (Mothers against Video ... s against Video Game Addiction and Violence) and other parents feel as though there is now too much violence in video games. They state, "video game companies continue to market violence aimed at vuln ... ot the games. The games themselves are not alive, but only the people who buy them. There was still violence in video games even in 1985 with the first video game system. In games as simple as "Duck H ...

(4 pages) 189 0 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Media Violence Exposure in Aggressive and Control Adolescents: Differences in self- and parent-Reported Exposure to Violence on Television and in video games

The Purpose of study is to investigate differences in media violence exposure between groups of adolescents with and without Disruptive behavior disorder with a ... tures and 27 age gender IQ matched controls completed a semi structured interview about exposure to violence on television and video games. The result show that adolescents and parents agree about the ... deo games. The result show that adolescents and parents agree about the adolescent's level of media violence exposure, that exposure to violence on TV tends to be accompanied be exposure to violence i ...

(4 pages) 65 0 4.1 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Video Game Violence

games do not have a serious effect on young children. However, research has repeatedly proven that violence in video games is having a negative effect on kids and the way they behave. Some of the gam ... e of video game among five categories. The category that was most preferred was games that involved violence. Nearly 32% of the kids said they liked violent video games over any other type of game. Le ...

(10 pages) 172 1 3.0 Nov/2006

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

Video Games And Violence

Video Games and Violence When you think of video games, do you think they could cause the destruction of our society ... are games that show the player breaking the law and getting points for it. Another thing wrong with violence in games is addiction that will build up. With all of this violence, one cannot help wonder ... o are playing these games. Some people believe it is harmless fun, but thorough research shows that violence in video games is harmful to children.Research points out that violent games desensitize ch ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

affect children? Some vide games are not violent and contain no weapons, while others have a lot of violence and can cause damange to the child.This violence could influince the child in ways that wou ... uldn't be that dangerous to young kids, right? Wrong. All kids, young and old, could be affected by violence in video games. Statistics show it has a bigger affect on older kids, but it still affects ...

(1 pages) 464 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Historical essay of violence in video games

d first emerged as a controversial social problem in late 1994 and has continued until the present. Violence in video games is one of important issues that most countries are facing right now. They nu ... sociation, children who play violent video games are progressively becoming more aggressive and the violence in video games has a direct correlation to more prominent violence among adults. So parents ...

(9 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

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

the better your score. These games effectively act as teaching machines that desensitize players to violence and make them better at killing. As computers become more sophisticated, the realism of the ... controversial social problem in late 1994 and have continued being controversial until the present. Violence in video games is one important issue that most countries are facing right now. The number ...

(7 pages) 44 1 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Effect of Violent Video Games on Kids

s on KidsThroughout all of the years that video games existed many people have said that all of the violence in video games has an effect on kids. I am going to begin by studying the amount of time ki ... orld? Every game out there has a rating; there are different ratings for each game depending on the violence, blood, language, and actions in the game. The different ratings are Ec: which is for early ...

(3 pages) 2009 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays