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Hear Yee - Don't Buy GTA4 for the Kiddies

Crusading California State Senator Leland Yee is warning parents not to buy Grand Theft Auto IV for their children, apparently concerned that his constitutionally iffy violent games law and the game's "M" rating are not up to protecting our youth from its damaging effects. California Chronicle reports Yee is recalling Rockstar's shenanigans in the "hot coffee" scandal (story) in implying this should actually be an "AO" game:

"It is imperative that parents avoid purchasing this game for their children and always review the video games their children are playing," said Yee, who is also a child psychologist. "Unfortunately, the makers of Grand Theft Auto have a history of deceiving the ratings board and the public on the true content of their games. Parents beware: this game undoubtedly glorifies violence, is extremely realistic and designed for adults only."

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14. Re: No subject Apr 25, 2008, 11:53 Lorcin
 
There are about 15 really sad things to say abot this whole thread and topic.

Like .... Why is "adult" content to you people and most of the world now always dealing with more sexual perversion, gratuitous ammounts of violence, killing and maiming innocents, gore, stealing extortion and the like.

Why isnt "adult" content ever being more responsible, doing good, helping others and not hurting innocent people?

Why do you guys only find enjoyment and satisfaction more and more every year only with ever increasing ammounts of this kind of garbage?

You people all need to seriously ask yourselves what kind of people you are and becoming as the days pass.

Ok now I've stopped laughing - have you considered that many of us are well adjusted people who do the type of things you list throughout the day and find a blast on a morally corrupt piece of trash quite relaxing at the end of a long day samarating.

I can honestly say that not only have I never had sexual congress with a prosititute in my life - nor have I even once considered then beating her to death to get my cash back.

Maybe that is why it is fun to do it in a GAME.

 
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