This shows that violent video games aren't as bad as depression and delinquent peers at creating violent. Although that may be true directly, some delinquent behavior is caused by violent video games. So even if they didn't play video games, then the delinquent peers probably did, so they were still affected by violent video games. Although some people believe violent video games to be fine for children, those kind of games aren't because they can cause aggressive behavior. However, one of the worst results of violent video games is increased aggression levels.
Violent Video Games Did you know that video games aren’t just fun and games anymore? It may be influencing your child to hurt others. Video games are very enjoyable, but they are also very dangerous and unhealthy for children. More than 90% of children and adolescents play video games, the majority of those games contain violent content. However, this does not mean all types of video games are bad and that children will only develop bad habits from playing the video games.
Violent video games popularity heightens in today’s technological society, especially with children and teenagers. Many children and teenagers play these violent video games, and most parents worry about the side effects that will stem later in life from too much violence in these violent video games. Some children have trouble associating the difference between reality and fiction. Also, violent video games hinder the social growth of children. Many people and researchers worry that the violent video games have negative effects on teenagers and children, and these people and researchers believe that these violent video games are the cause of youth violence.
But with the explosion of media entertainment in recent years, video games have come under scrutiny as to whether or not violence in video games numbs children and teens to the consequences of real-life violence. The answer to this question is yes. Young children and teens are very easily influenced, especially in a society in which violence, whether fictional or real, thrives. Video-game violence has become a common link in tragedies, such as Columbine. The content of video games desensitizes a young person to the ramifications of real violence.
They go on into using violence.Instead of solving everything like normal civilized human beings, through either an agreement through verbal confrontation, they go on to violence as a easy way out which only causes more trouble. This is actually going into that teens which play these violent video games actually think violence is a real problem solving skill.according to the review “ Contributing to Youth Violence,(1)” “...violent video games teach youth that violence is acceptable conflict-solving strategy…” Showing how violence on video games contributes to violenc... ... middle of paper ... ...ese games are played. When teens play these violent video games in their “playstations” or “Xbox’s” they tend to accumulate frustrations. Teens tend to commit more violence with all that tension they have, they don’t think right and just try to take out all those frustrations and stress by hurting other people. It is only up to the people to decide whether to if media violence shall be censored.
Violent video games have become more realistic every year. Children spend about 40 hours seated in front of a screen killing cartoon characters. It has been debated whether minors under the age of 18 should play violent video games that contain physical harm, killing, and sexual assault. In the contrary, people say video games increases the capacity of learning of children, but violent video games cause great damages. Although there are an increase learning skills playing video games, violent video games should be prohibited to minors because it changes an individual behavior, physical, and brain.
“If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.” Obviously the person who said this quote was joking but i think they prove a good point. Even though most teens just play violent videogames to have fun with friends and to relieve stress at times, I think video games lead to violence so they should stop being sold because some teens take them way too seriously and it makes some teenagers feel like they have the power to do anything they want. Most teens just play violent video games to have fun with friends and to relieve stress at times. In recent years, incidents of teen violence have become increasingly more frequent. When mortal kombat entered the market in 1993 as the most violent video game ever created, teen violence has been slowly increasing.
Violence in video games has been a very controversial topic since the Newtown tragedy. The media and entertainment industry have been blamed for the aggression in children because people believe that their children are overly aggressive due to the violence and aggression in today’s media. Violent video games do affect aggression in children, they reward players for violence, stimulate aggression and they teach children that the right way to resolve conflict is through violence (procon.org). In violent video games, kids can play the role of a violent character, actively rehearse violence, engage in enacting violent crimes, are engaged with continual violence, repeat violent behaviors over again and are rewarded for effective aggression. The games that children are playing today are used in the military to prepare soldiers for combat.
Cheryl Olson and various contributors said that “Playing violent games provides a safe channel for aggressive and mad feelings. A 2007 study reported that 45% of boys played video games because “it helps me get my anger out” and 62% played because it “helps me relax””. However this is a bad habit to give to children which is substituting something bad to a little less bad. Dave Grossman and Gloria DE Gaetano said “Violent video games cause the person to experience happiness and pleasure when causing someone else pain”. If children get use to causing pain up to the point where they feel pleasure for causing it, how do you think they will act in their future?
Lastly, it influences adolescent emotion. Long term exposure to violent video games easy to induce young people accustomed to the blood and violence, and may make a kind of numbness of the panorama of lifespan.. As we mentioned,violent video games can bring many negative affect to teenagers.For instance,playing video games at whole night,through a poorly balanced diet,etc.On the other hand,if teenagers can limit themselves to taking on violent video games,like limiting their playing games times or let parents teach them what is the negative effects with them and then can be barred from campus violent events.