Tag Archives: Violence in games
Sun, Jan 27, 2013 | 01:35 GMT
California state senator Leland Yee , who tried to pass a bill banning the sale of violent video games to children – a move blocked by the US Supreme Court in 2011 – is back in the news, adding his two cents to President Obama’s decision to have the CDC study whether there’s a ink between violent media and gun violence.
After various sites reported on his comments, Yee took to Twitter to admit he “didn’t use the best words” to covey his opinion on the matter.
Wed, Feb 17, 2010 | 22:38 GMT
University of Alabama neurobiology professor Amy Bishop, who last Friday went on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting and killed three people, has been described as not a psychotic or a woman who just snapped – but an “isolated” D&D player.
Sat, Jun 20, 2009 | 20:11 BST
The Commission for the Protection of Young Persons in Germany wants to ban the sale of online games in Austria.
A requested was submitted to the Federal Department for Media Harmful to Young Persons to block the sale of games banned in Germany from being sold through Austrian sites.
Banning these games would further “protect the youth from “social-ethical disorientation”, “brutalization of young adults” and “lasting empathy loss.”
Germany has gotten stricter regarding what it considers harmful content in the wake of school shootings in the country.
More over on Negative Gamer.