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Originally posted by N3krostatic
Is this the state we have fallen to? I mean seriously. And just thinking about children playing this. No wonder we have school shootings. Such a violent world is it not?
Theatrics and special effects always seem to making awful and otherwise sick things cool. Media distortion IMHO is completely tweaking our lifestyle and this is just another way.
Anyway thought this was worth reading and could not find another thread about it.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by Americantrucker
You've played it yourself? Know where I can get a copy?
I'd like to add my comments on the game, but I don't like to pass judgement on such things unless I've seen it myself.
I really hate when people do that.
...use chainsaws, spiked clubs, daggers and spears to execute victims...
...can impale their enemies on road signs, fry them on electrical sockets and rip out their hearts...
Sega, publishers of the game, said it is "tipped to be the most violent video game in history".
Originally posted by free_form
Wasn't it the Mayans that executed the person who lost in a game of ball?
Originally posted by fleabit
Of course it's rated mature, and of course, the MAIN base of players WILL be younger kids. You really think most stores even care about the M title? They should, but they don't.
Originally posted by Illusionsaregrander
Originally posted by Barla Von
Some people just do not understand the beauty of gaming and try to use it as a scapegoat for the deeper problems embedded in modern society.
Some of us do understand the beauty of gaming. Some of us have been playing video games longer than some of you have been alive.
[edit on 20-3-2009 by Illusionsaregrander]
Originally posted by Slash
reply to post by ImaginaryReality1984
If you look at my last post, I added a link to a story about a baby sitter killing a kid because he was influenced by the game Mortal Kombat.
Both Henry and Southern said Trujillo was never violent toward their children, and they never saw her use any Mortal Kombat moves. Southern said she thinks Roberts made up the Mortal Kombat story to look tough.
"Lamar changed her. He was a thief and not a very good person," Southern said.