Can't Buy The Game Kids? Then Go Watch The Movie!

Tagged: Movies, Violent Video Games, Gaming
Source: Jared Maynard - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 45 weeks ago

This is a well written article that points out the effectiveness of mature media content controlled with industry regulation vs law enforcement. Seems like kids have a much harder time buying M-Rated games than watching an R-Rated movie. Because retail games require an adult to be present for purchase, you only have yourselves to blame for being bad parents.

"Compliance with the ratings system is at an all-time high, making video game sales more tightly controlled than theater ticket, DVD, and music sales. It's not a perfect system, as some children were able to purchase the content, but according to this data, it's the most effective system in place in entertainment. Keep these numbers in mind when someone tells you video games are unregulated, or that retailers and publishers like it when children buy Mature-rated games." | more