The Negative Effects Of Violent Video Games

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Violent video games are corrupting society and the mines of are children. Violent games are making kids more aggressive and they have hostile expectations. It’s proven that a lot of the crime going on in America like mass shootings all of the perpetrators were said to have played violent games a lot. Violent video games will also affect your overall performance either it’s at work or at school. Also playing video games can sometimes be unhealthy and will harm you in the long run. There are a lot of negative effects from playing violent video games. Sometimes people might not even realize the effects that playing violent games have. Or they might just be numb to the violence. If kids would cut back on all the violent games they played that …show more content…
I know this because in the article Negative Effects of Violent Video Games May Build over Time it says “Playing video games could be compared to smoking cigarettes. A single cigarette won’t cause lung cancer, but smoking over weeks or months or years greatly increases the risk. In the same way, repeated exposure to violent video games may have a cumulative effect on aggression”. They might become so numb to all the violence happening in the game that when they act violence they don’t even realize it. Also playing a game period could be bad for your health because when kids are playing games for too long their getting no exercise. Since kids just sit and play games they start to get overweight because they eat snacks and stuff so all that just builds up.
Playing violent video games for too long can hurt someone socially if all you do is play violent games you will start to be anti-social and you will start missing out on things in the real world. You could also start mixing up fantasy and reality and not know what’s real or not or think that you can do some of the things in the game. There have been a few incidents that like that ended horrible you might start thinking you can start killing people in real life how you do on
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Some people believe there shouldn’t even be games in the first place. But gaming company’s do try to fix the problem they put age specification on the back of the game so some of the blame for kids playing violent games go to the parents. They can look and see if the game is too explicit but some parents buy them anyways because there ignorant to all of the violence in the game their purchasing. They don’t let kids under the age of 15 buy games that are to explicit so their parents have to come buy the games for them. If we parents would pay more attention to what their buying or be more strict we could solve the

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