A Great Day In Video Game Land

A Great Day In Video Game Land

My favorite site besides PWNED.com has a awesome story about the New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) was apparently known as Client 9 to an upscale prostitution ring. Spitzer was opposed to violent video games like Hitman: Codename 47.  The irony and hypocrisy of this man let alone that he is a politician.

Source – During the 2006 campaign Spitzer called out the video game industry for excessive violence and, ironically, sexual content in its products:

Like all parents, I know it is increasingly difficult to protect our children from negative influences… we have learned that when self-regulation fails, government must step in… we must do more to protect our children from excessive sex and violence in the media…

Media content has gotten more graphic, more violent and more sex-based… Currently, nothing under New York State law prohibits a fourteen-year old from walking into a video store and buying… a game like ‘Grand Theft Auto,’ which rewards a player for stealing cars and beating people up. Children can even simulate having sex with a

Leave a Reply