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Originally posted by Djarums
Parents are annoyed that their children may encounter a sexual scene in a computer game that features people brutally murdering each other.
So decapitating people with chainsaws and throwing molotov cocktails at police cars is fun, but throw in a nude woman and we've crossed into a forbidden realm here.
What sort of parent buys that game to begin with?? Merry Christmas Junior, good luck shooting everyone?
I read an article today about how Grand Theft Auto San Andreas will now carry an "Adults Only" rating because of recently revealed sex content hidden in the game.
Yea, hidden as in, removed from the final release of the game, but code not removed.
As far as the GTA sex stuff goes, they probably left the code for that in there in case they decided at some point to re-release it as a more openly risque. Just change a couple of variables and recompile it.
Restricted sales just help parents enforce the rules. Not all parents give in to their kids. My kids rarely ask for anything at the store and if they do, it is once and the answer is *usually* no.
The majority of parents are good parents. You just remember the bad ones. The good ones you pay no attention to
You all are harping on bad parents, yet, all it does is stop Jr from going to Wally World and buying it on the sly
Sex is beautiful. Violence is ugly. Why is sex taboo while violence is glorified in our culture? It makes absolutly no sense at all.
Originally posted by djohnsto77
They're not banning the games, they're just restricting the sales to adults. So if the parents want to buy the video games for their children, they can...so this does leave it up the parents, doesn't it?
Originally posted by ShreddedIce
but think about it, isn't Adult Only just 19+? I'm not quite sure, though (to tell you the truth, I've never come across an Adult Only game in a store, although I have heard of some.)