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 so teens take violent video games too seriously. A great example of this is when you interrupt someone who is playing video games and they get mad because you disrupted them while they were playing. This example supports this because if they were just wat... ... middle of paper ... ...oquest.com MARK SCHNEIDER CONTRIBUTING WRITER AND JASON KIRBY,CONTRIBUTING WRITER. (2000, Apr 27). TEEN TORN ON EFFECT OF VIOLENT 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.
I think the group that is mostly affected is children. Children tend to mimic what they see. Especially them playing violent video games, they see someone getting killed in the video game and believe that it is a natural thing. Children also pick up the aggression and profanity from violent video games. They have trouble adjusting their environment as in their “own world.” Violent video games also change a child’s academic performance by becoming addicted to their video games.
Introduction Violent video games are special games, which negatively influences to the attitude and behavior. These video games are popular between children and teenagers. Since 1980-s years violent games are in political discussion. Because when teenagers usually play violent video games, they are becoming aggressive and then they face with psychological problems. For this, some people claim that violent games are harmful for society and they affect to behavior and health.
How to Combat the Effects of Violent Video Game Playing on Children “Stay alive at all costs! Kill the bad guys! Head shot!” These are just some examples of the dialogue spoken amongst children who play violent video games such as Call of Duty and Halo. Twenty years ago, this would not be the typical game play dialogue amongst children, but with the surge of popularity of violent video games this is now becoming the norm. Playing these violent video games is just another way to pass time on a Saturday morning or an afternoon after school.
More so than ever before the actions of young adult males displaying heinous acts of violence against their fellow man. The cause of their outbreaks often being unknown, forcing their to be speculation and all the frequently the speculation attributes videogames into the cause of their actions. Claiming that today’s entertainment, specifically the videogame industry is too graphically violent. No longer the extent simply being blood but it has escalated to murder, personal hand to hand combat and decapitation. Knowing this it is easy to understand as to why the media and parents are concerned over the impact which video games will have onto their children, its led many to believe that video games expose something psychological within the gamer.
Secondly, the exposure to violent video game provokes adolescents to behave poorly. “(Gentile & Anderson, 2003) state that playing video games may increase aggressive behavior because violent acts are continually repeated throughout the video game”. Whatever adolescents see they do; For example, the concept of ... ... middle of paper ... ...ve damaging effect on children in today’s generation. The effects are aggressive behavior, bad health and bad school grades. It is every important that we as a sociality prevent this from happening by observing the games they play and assuring that it is safe before it is too late.
“YOU SUCK!” “I killed him!” “Head shot!” These are just a few examples of dialogue spoken by children while they are playing violent video games. These video games might seem like harmless fun, but what if the violence in these games is affecting the behavior of young players interacting with others? In a society driven by technology, video games are becoming more popular each and everyday. People of all ages enjoy video games in their free time; these games allow the player to become an athlete, a soldier, or a professional fighter at the tip of their fingers. The biggest problem with these video games is that they are becoming too violent.
The violence in video games makes children and young teens aggressive and they become desensitized to violence. Games that depict killing, dismembering, maiming, or sexually assaulting a human being are too explicit for these young minds and they should not be exposed to that. A lot of school shootings caused by teens and most of them were because of them playing violent video games and learning from them. There are many statistics and studies that video games really are. Behaviors and attitudes have also changed in the ones who play certain violent video games.
Violent video games do effect children, whether the effect is immediate, long term or short lived, children should not be introduced to such behavior at such a young age. Parent’s need to step in, be aware of the games their children are playing and limit them. Violent video games reward children for violent behavior, increase aggression and teach children that it is okay to resolve conflict through violence. Studies have produced reliable evidence to prove that violent video games do affect thoughts, heart rate and blood pressure. People who play violent video games have gunned down schools.