Violent Video Games Quotes by Shigeru Miyamoto, Louis Gossett, Jr., Barack Obama, Herb Kohl, Dahlia Lithwick, Spike Lee and many others.
Up until now, the biggest question in society about video games has been what to do about violent games. But it’s almost like society in general considers video games to be something of a nuisance, that they want to toss into the garbage can.
‘Avatar’ was gorgeous. There are good stories in there, but when used in other movies they’re similar to those violent video games. Characters using deadly weapons. The children follow these movies.
Congress should fund research on the effects that violent video games have on young minds… We don’t benefit from ignorance. We don’t benefit from not knowing the science.
We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games. But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children, where their effects can be negative
We don’t care what the framers would have thought of violent video games. Times are changing.
I’m very careful about how I portray violence in my films. I do believe that violence, especially violent video games, are not a good thing for young kids.
These data suggest very strongly that participating in the playing of violent video games by children and youth increase aggressive thought and behavior; increase antisocial behavior and delinquency; engender poor school performance; desensitize the game player to violence.
So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates?
Violent video games played in public places are a tiny fraction of the media violence to which modern American children are exposed. Tiny – and judging from the record of this case, not very violent compared to what is available to children on television and in movie theaters today.
I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. ‘Hey, man, what are you playing?’ ‘Super Busy Hospital. Could you leave me alone? I’m performing surgery! This guy got shot in the head, like, 27 times!’
What’s shocking is cruelty and torture, and that’s become our entertainment. Kids can play violent video games, but God forbid they look at a naked woman. That’s pornography, that’s perverse. No!
I play a lot of ultra-violent video games.