T-rated video games


nbruce writes ""Content analysis suggests a significant amount of violence, injury, and death in T-rated video games. Given the large amount of violence involving guns and knives, the relative lack of blood suggests that many T-rated video games do not realistically portray the consequences of violence. Physicians and parents should appreciate that T-rated video games may be a source of exposure to violence and some unexpected content for children and adolescents, and that the majority of T-rated video games provide incentives to the players to commit simulated acts of violence."

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All 3 authors are at Center on Media and Child Health, Children's Hospital Boston and Kids Risk Project, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts"

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