parental supervision of these parents when their children are playing these games. This article talks about that kids wouldn’t develop bad behaviors from violent video games if their parents are limiting their time of video games or either seeing that the games that they are playing are not appropriate for their age. This is alarming because most poor
5 behaviors of kids could be avoided if parents would show a little more responsibility of their children’s free time. Mainly, you can argue if a child displays bad behavior it is ultimately the parent’s lack of attention to fix this problem with their kids, but violent video games can have an effect to have these young adults to act out with bad behavior, which is supported by numerous amount of research. Video games has been with us since the 1960s and developed to be more graphic and also violent through out the years. Violent video games can manipulate young adults in doing actions that will resort into poor judgment and have them regret their actions later on in life. These video emulators are hurting our young generations by falsely increasing their behavioral problems. For the most part, violent video games does no necessarily have kids emulate what they see in these games, but they do influence them in a positive or negative way.
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