Violent Children

  • The Violent Children of Our Violent Society

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    heartland where families settle to raise families away from the violent big cities. Andy Williams, Jason Hoffman, Eric Harris, and Dylan Klebold; names of students who came to their schools with weapons to kill those students and staff whom they felt were responsible for their melancholy. What are the motivating factors behind these suicidal attempts?      Society is trying to convince itself that it must be Hollywood with its violent entertainment and glorification of violence. Another scapegoat

  • The Effects Of Violent Media On Children

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    Violent Media is Harmful to Children Since the 1950’s the number of households with televisions has increased from ten to ninety-nine percent. Over the past 30 years, there has been extensive research on the relationship between televised violence and violent behavior among youth, Eugene V Beresin, M.D. concluded in his article “The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions” Studies reveal that children watch approximately

  • Violent Media And Its Effects On Children

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    media effects children. This author also emphasized how violence increases high school shootings, censorship and to restrict content to remove violence in media. This author uses pathos, logos and kairos to emphasize this problem that is out of control. The author uses Kairos in their argument because it is at the right time, where this problem is still ongoing. Many people challenges the First amendment, right of having freedom of speech. It occurs because of the desire to protect children from publications

  • Television's Responsibility in Violent Children

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    frequent occurrence in our country, we have to ask the question on whether or not the violence produced in children has been influenced by his or her surroundings. Could the violence seen in television shows lead the way to these actions? With these violent situations growing we have to start looking into this issue. TV programs should be held moderately responsible for the violent actions of children because they promote negative influences. When we think of violence, we automatically picture guns and

  • The Effects Of Violent Crimes On Children

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    Violent crimes taken place in schools are becoming more prevalent in the United States. Different states keep on being affected by shootings every year. The government, along with many schools, has launched efforts to prevent any farther shootings from taking place by issuing The Drug-Free Schools and Community Act in 1994. Despite this added security, it hasn’t been able to put a break in the amount of school shootings each year, which leaves the government and school systems trying to figure out

  • Violent Media And Its Effect On Children

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    Violent Media and its Effect on Children Over the last decade or so society has watched the news media cover horrific stories about young adults committing unspeakable acts of violence against innocent human beings. News sources have made claims that violent movies, television shows and video games are the primary cause of such violent behavior in children and young adults. Children these days are spending more time watching unsupervised media via television, personal devices, and video games than

  • Violent Media Effects on Children

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    The impact of violent media on young children’s minds is always something psychologists wondered about, but in the past few years the wonder has changed into worry about the effects of violent media on a child’s brain. The issue in question is how violent media affects a young child. Children are very susceptible to what they see and hear, so the idea of violent media harmfully effecting children is not farfetched. Violent media can have children fearing the world around them. Violent media can also

  • The Effects Of Violent Media On Children

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    dramatically which cause by the violent media make negative influence on children, however, it can be prevent by some solutions. The violent media will make negative effects on children which is harmful for their physical and mental health, this issue is become more and more serious because the violent media are developed rapidly in society. Many people know children like those kind of violent media and easy to fall in love with it, so they promote more and more violent media to children. This essay will discuss

  • Violent Medias Effect on Children

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    enjoyment. Many would believe that children are a blessing. Children are the future of the earth. They may learn to cultivate the ideas of this world and reap the benefits. These children will also learn to mold the ideas that they create and affect the world. Children may have a positive effect on the lives around. They can find what interests them and use it to their abilities. Some may also have a negative effect, destroying the lives around them. Some children may have no effect at all. A person

  • The Effects Of Violent Television On Children

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    When children are taught tie their shoes, it is because their parents taught them. When children are taught to ride their bikes, it is because someone showed them. In many instances, children learn by watching and observing things they see others do. This leads me and many other people to believe that violent television in terms makes children more aggressive. I will look at how children become more aggressive by looking into the statics of televisions in households, how much violence is actually

  • Essay About Violent Children

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    Sasha Parkinson Ms. Rollins APLAC 28 April 2014 Violent Children Life is such a precious thing, yet it can be taken away so easily. What does one do when a precious loved one’s life is taken away from them? This is a famous question that people tend to find themselves asking. Young children have committed violent crimes for centuries now, and it seems that it has got worse this generation, yet our courts seem to let them off easier than what they deserve. A child who can take a life without regret

  • The Importance Of Violent Crimes On Children

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    In the few years of discussing about crimes, there is an important fact that is not recognized by the world: Children and youth are vulnerable to be victimized than an adult can. Not just more likely to be offenders, young people are also more likely to be the victims of an abuse attack in many different ways. Children are victimized in many different ways like sexual and physical assaults, sexual exploitation, neglect, homicide, and abduction. And it will be hard for them to recover depending on

  • Innocent Children, Violent Gangs

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    Innocent Children, Violent Gangs      18, 059 violent felonies, 690 deaths, and 13,000 hard-core killers. What is the horrible cause of these striking statistics? Gangs. Gangs are a problem in nearly every state and 83 percent of the largest cities in the United States. The problem of gangs and their negative impact on the communities they exist in continues to grow and nothing seems to be able to stop this powerful growth. Gangs not only exist in just inner cities anymore, but in towns

  • The Effects of Violent Computer Games on Children

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    The Effects of Violent Computer Games on Children Children are spending an increasing amount of time playing games. Research shows that as much as 92% of children between 4 and 17 years of age play video games (Zvezdan, 1). Most of these video games are violent and cause physical and mental problems in children. Computer games that are played excessively can damage a person’s health. They can cause epilepsy, damage to a child’s posture, and damage to joints, skin irritation and sight

  • Violent Video Games and Aggression in Children

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    the effect that violent video games may be having on children. Some critics argue that video games are direct indicators of child aggression while video game supporters argue that there is no direct link between child aggression and violent video games. While many people have their own personal stances, this issue is unique because it is unfolding everyday. Scientists and researchers all over the world are continuously doing research regarding the effects of video games on children. Even though this

  • The Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

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    games are actively sought after by children in our society. In a recent research, 97% of children ages 12 to 17 engaged in some type of video game and of these children two-third of them played games that contained some type of violence. In another investigation it was reported that more than half of all the video games that the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) rates contain violence, with more than 90% of those games being appropriate for only children 10 years of age and older. With this

  • Affect of Violent Video Games on Children

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    Introduction In recent decades, attention has been placed on the influence of violent videogames on the aggressive behaviour of individuals. While some scholars believe that videogames increase aggression amongst children in particular, others claim evidence on the catharsis hypothesis where videogames are argued to be a safe outlet to express aggression (Berger 2002). Although many theories have emerged regarding the influence of violent videogames, the debate continues to be divided between those who claim

  • The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children

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    models. Children in groups exposed to aggression by a film or cartoons, showed twice aggression than those in the control group. However, of the three experimental groups, the exposure of a human model in a film portraying aggression was the most imitated. Researchers concluded that the gender of the models, especially male models, had a significant effect on learning and executing aggression; additionally, male children tend to be more aggressive compared to girls, even in non-diverted children. On

  • Violent Affects of Television on Children and Teengers

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    Violent Affects of Television on Children and Teengers It seems like everywhere we as a society look today, violence rears its repulsive head. We see violence in the streets, back alleys, and even our schools. Violence can now be seen in many people's living rooms while they are sitting down watching television. Children and teenagers seem to be the most effected by violence on television. Many things should be done to change children's view on television and how much violence should be on

  • Banning Violent Video Games On Children

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    Banning Violent Video Games A child is killing police officers. A teenager is hiring prostitutes to potentially kill them. He is using weapons such as guns, chainsaws, and knives to kill and commit horrible crimes. Thousands of children and teens participate in these actions daily. How? Violent video games such as Doom, Call of Duty, and Grand Theft Auto are just a few of the games that are full of these awful actions. An article in the Harvard Mental Health Letter states, “The Pew Research

  • The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children

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    Children’s brains are developing as they progress through life and they need to be feed their minds the right information. Modern day adolescents have become accustomed to playing large amounts of violent video games. Conditioning their minds to believe it is acceptable to commit violent actions, children are retaining the abundant amount of information that is contained in these video games, which is changing their thought processes by showing them dangerous behaviors played out by an aggressive character

  • Violent Video Games and their Effects on Children.

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    early 1940s. Meaning people have been playing video games for at least the last 74 years. Based on research the first violent video game came out in 1976 known as Death Race. This game was described as sick and disturbing. Death Race was a driving game and you received points when you ran over people. Think that is violent, imagine the violence in the video games 28 years later. Violent video games affect the present and the future because they impact children’s mind, behavior, and education. Since

  • The Negative Effects of Violent Media on Children

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    The rise and proliferation of media in modern society presents a problem to troubled parents: does violent media affect the growth of children? This question has been examined by numerous researchers and psychologists, either lauding or accusing the media, especially violent media, for the effect that it has on people. Some, like Gerard Jones, author of numerous comic books, say that violent media is empowering, that box office smash hits like The Avengers tell the tale of kid-friendly superheroes

  • The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children

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    recently been taken away by parents, …………The first to be blamed, violent video games. Evidently, the boys had their video games taken away by their parents prior to the massacre. In the aftermath, the FBI’s psychiatrists determined that Eric Harris was a psychopath. Video games, or them being taken away, did not cause Harris and Klebold to kill. Society has to blame something because the other option is to admit that society let these children down, victims and perpetrators (Cullen, 2004). Where were the

  • The Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

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    In order to defend himself he shoots straight at them. Instantly, they are dead. He picks up their equipment and continues on. This is the opening scene of the violent, first-person shooter game called Doom (1993). Violence in video games is a very controversial topic among many people because of how it affects the minds of young children when they are exposed to violence repeatedly in their early years. One of the first major school shootings attributed to the actions of a seventeen-year-old gamer

  • The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children

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    caused these two students to do such heinous act? Was it violence in the media? Was it the violent video games they were both known to play, or the violent music of Marilyn Manson? Was it caused by mental distress, maybe bullying? Or was it bad parenting?One thing is for sure, if guns weren 't as easy to get, the number of casualties would have been drastically lower. One of people’s favorite scape goat for violent acts is to blame video games, and this is no exception with the Columbine shooting. An

  • Violent Video Games Cause Violent Behaviors Among Children And Teens

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    December 14, 2012; 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary school and opened fire. He took the lives of 20 children ages 6 and 7 as well as 6 adults, including his mother before turning the gun to himself. Lanza was a fan of first-person shooter video games, with more than 83,000 ‘kills’ and 22,000 ‘headshots’ on his video game account (Bates). Many believe that Lanza’s violent video game use and military obsession caused him to commit this crime but, did it really? Lanza was mentally ill with

  • Violent Video Games Effects On Children And Adolescents

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    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

  • Domestic Violence : Children Of A Domestic Violent Couple

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    Many of my family members are children of a domestic violent couple. My mother for instance, grew up in a home where her father was extremely violent towards her mother. It started off just verbal, escalated to physical, and soon enough he was trying to leave his children without a mother. My uncle died protecting my aunt from her insanely violent husband from hurting or killing her. My three cousins were in the house when my aunt and uncle were shot multiple times and killed due to jealousy. Domestic

  • Exploring the Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

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    According to one survey, 9 out of 10 U.S. households with children have rented or owned a video or computer game. Ever since the beginning of gaming, people have observed the effects of the games. Kids and adults alike, are more attracted to violent games. But is it the games to blame for how people act or behave around people or by themselves? A majority of gamers are adults, and what kind of games are they playing? A lot of violent and gory games, which in 1999 the top 100 video games consisted

  • Television Violence On Children 's Violent Behavior

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    concerning the influence on television violence and children’s violent behavior. Since the onset controversial topic, thousands of studies have been conducted to evaluate whether violence on television has any adverse effect on society. Most of these studies have focused on how television violence affects aggressive behavior among children. There has been an ongoing debate concerning the influence of television violence on and adulthood violent behavior. Most of these studies have focused on how the television

  • Violent Video Games and the Effects on Adolescents and Children

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    exposure to violent video games. Research done by a panel of scientists led by Professor Rowell Huesmann found “Unequivocal evidence that media violence increases the likelihood of aggressive and violent behavior in both immediate and long-term contexts” (qtd. in Anderson et al. 4). This research is very profound, but it does not state that a child will go to a school and shoot children because he played the game Call of Duty. While a child might not show major aggressive behavior because of violent video

  • The Effects Of Violent Scenes On Children 's Behavior

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    Christian kids who migrate to the United-States most violent cities, like, Chicago, start to commit crime at a much high rate. I think it is important to take heed of religious kids who suddenly starts to behave in criminal activities by being in a violent surrounding because, it will allow me to conclude that it is the culture that turns them violent, obviously. 2. Teenagers who come from affluent families and spend countless times watching violent scenes in television, commit murder at a higher rate

  • The Negative Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

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    parents have often wondered how damaging violent video games can be to the youth in society. This is an important matter to people with children in their personal lives or work environment. These games have become a large risk factor for aggressive behavior in children. Researchers have been saying that video games do affect adults as well; however, they have even more effect on younger brains in early development. Video games have negative effects on childrens’ behavior. Some effects that video games

  • The Truth about Video Games and Violent Children

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    Violent video games are not training kids to be murderers. The video game industries have been called against and blamed for making kids more aggressive and violent for years. Although recent studies show that violent video games have been useful for kids to get their anger out. Only some kids were found to be aggressive after violent video game play, but they had three specific traits that lead to this aggressive behavior (“Violent...). Not all kids are affected by violent video games, but people

  • Violent Media Does Not Have an Effect on Children

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    Violent media is a prominent part of America's culture. America is the home to dozens of multimillion dollar industries that specialize in making violent media. This media usually has a rating label on it, categorizing it as being made for young children, teens, or adults. The purpose of this is to protect children from the disturbing and/or violent scenes depicted in the media. Yet, millions of children under the age of 17 still have free access to violent media. However, even though children

  • The Effects Of Violent Video Games On Children And Teens

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    For decades, there has been a debate over whether playing violent video games correlates to aggressive and violent behavior, especially in children and teens. This controversy tends to arise, often in popular media outlets, following tragic events such as school shootings or really any violent action with a person who may have a played a video game. Popular new outlets such as CNN and FOX, for example, were quick to reveal the identity of alleged shooter involved with the Sandy Hook incident. At

  • Violent Video Games Are Numbing the Minds of Children

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    Violent video games are undoubtedly a legalized drug to children and teens, numbing their thoughts and reprogramming their minds. Like a drug, it desensitizes them, and makes them more prone to violence. This idea of violent video games was not a phenomenon until the later 20th century, and evolved from racing into enemies, to free-for-all drug abuse and sexual/physical violence that most youth know and play today. These games have a detrimental impact on teens, making them eat more, become more

  • Violent Video Games Do NOT Affect Children

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    consumers to the edge causing events like the forever notorious shootings in Virginia Tec. Over the past few decades, over twenty legitimate studies have been conducted – both correlation and experimental – showing an association between aggression and violent video games (Kirsh). There is compelling evidence that video games are responsible for up to ten percent of the aggression in the youth of our generation (LA). Studies have also shown that the video games don’t even need to be realistic, as games

  • Media Violence - Cartoon Violence and Violent Children

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    Violence and Violent Children   With the recent increase in violent crimes committed by children, adults have been looking for answers to what causes children to commit these acts. Researchers have performed formal studies, and other approaches have been taken to answer the question. Their ideas and perceptions have strayed far and wide, looking for a suitable answer; one such answer of the many they have uncovered is television, but especially television geared towards children: cartoons and


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    violence, with violent acts. Conclusions deduced from this data prove that violent programs on television lead to aggressive behavior by children and teenagers who watch those programs. Television violence affects young people of all ages, all socio-economic levels, and all levels of intelligence. Today’s children view vast amounts of violence on television. A steady diet of death, killings, torture, and other grotesque acts may be viewed on any day by vulnerable youth. When children are young, they

  • Violent Video Games: A Bad Choice for Parents and Children

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    Violent Video Games: A Bad Choice for Parents and Children A twelve year old boy named Paul sits about three feet from the fifty-two inch screen television with his eyes fixated on his character, a humanlike fox. He is able to use his game controller without looking away from the television. He sits erect and is so focused on what he is doing that he is unaware of everything that is going on around him. Occasionally he will yell out "Die! Die, sucker!" Just then his five year old

  • Does Violence in the Media Contribute to Violent Behavior in Children

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    children's lives in today's technologically advanced society. When children are exposed to television and violent video games they watch with intensity. Depending on what the are watching they can have overwhelming feelings of shock, horror, disbelief, grief, disappointment, happiness, and sometimes depression. So that brings us the golden question. Does violence in the media contribute to violent behavior in children? Some children do act based on what they have seen on television or on video games

  • Effects of Violent Video Games on Young Children and Teenagers

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    entertainment. Nowadays, the adults are usually entertaining themselves with media, and children, who are not really impressed by television, usually are font of video games. In would be good, if the games were not violent. Would you like your young or teenage child to play games, where they kill each other, and get points for this? I consider it to be the rhetorical question, because the effect of violent video games on children is negative, and probably there are no parents in the world, who would appreciate

  • Are Violent Video Games a Cause of the Bad Behavior in Children?

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    their attention directly on the influence violent video games have on the bad behavior of children. People believe videogames intensify aggression in children, while others say it can be a safe getaway for a child to express his aggression. Many opinions on this issue are stated still today, and they remain divided amongst the people who claim videogames to be a cause of aggression and those who claim otherwise. A child’s behavior can not be determined by violent video games, but instead is caused by

  • Exposure to Violent TV Causes Aggressive Behavior in Children

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    Exposure to Violent Television Causes Aggressive Behavior in Children Abstract: Studies of the aggressiveness in children in relation to the amount of violent television viewed were examined. The results are discussed and a potential solution is proposed which assigns responsibility for the control of television viewing and its effects to parents and children. Television is the most powerful medium the world has ever seen. Never before has it been possible to communicate and so strongly

  • Game Over: the Effects of Violent Video Games on Children

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    games of all types are played on a daily basis by a large amount of children. However, some of these games, especially the extremely violent ones, can be detrimental to a child’s thought processes and behavior. In my investigation of whether or not violent video games negatively affect children, I read two articles about the effects of violent video games on the youth. The first text was an article entitled, “Children and Violent Video Games”, which was found on the Dr. Phil’s website. The second

  • Video Games Cause Violent Behavior On Children And Teenagers

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    and a still growing industry. Since their appearance in the media entertainment world, video games have been a source of concern to psychologists and parents all over the world. The concern comes from the argument that video games cause violent behavior on children and teenagers. I has come to the point that even famous shootings incidents; the CO Theatre shootings (2012), the Sandy Hook massacre (2012), Washington Navy Yard massacre, and others are blamed on the videogame consumption of the perpetrators

  • How to Combat the Effects of Violent Video Games Playing on Children

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    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

  • Violent Video Games Increase Aggressive Behavior Among Children

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    “90% of pediatricians and 67% of parents agreed or strongly agreed that violent video games can increase aggressive behavior among children” ("Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?”). Pediatrics and parents are aware that kids that play violent video games see a change in their behavior. Many cases they see the kids with anger problems and causing them to do violent acts. Violent video games have been around for many years where some older titles, such as ‘Mortal Kombat’ and 'Grand