Grand Theft Evil

“Children are playing a game that encourages them to have sex with prostitutes and then murder them,” she said in a statement on the issue. “This is a silent epidemic of media desensitisation that teaches kids it’s OK to diss people because they are a woman, they’re a different colour or they’re from a different place.”

The “she” in question is senator Hillary Clinton now out to bash violent games. Interesting how the above mentioned game mechanic is probably the most famous is recent video game history. Interesting also how one of the best designed games on the form-side also turned out to be the most provoking on the content side. Birth of a Nation, anyone?

Via Nick.

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