Having read the article linked above all I can say is parents need to be involved in the video games they purchase for their children. Or more importantly, the video games they purchase on their own while you are shopping for belts at the local Target. One of the reasons I write this blog is to raise awareness of what the heck your kids are doing glued to their Xbox or Nintendo branded 3D handheld devices. Pay attention people!
As a gamer and a parent there are titles in the house only I play. There is a reason. Not just gratuitous violence but also live interaction with the people who play online. The biggest potty mouths in the world live on Xbox live. They are usually 11 years old who have just learned these words the week before. I am talking serious swearing here. Personally I don’t like it. Kid’s swearing just makes me mad. If I talked like that in my 11 year old days I would have been belted black and blue. Ok, I guess I am just jealous.
Now back to the Supreme Court. I don’t have problem with the opinion, except now that 30% of the sub 13 year old population now can purchase Halo (or any other of my favorite shooters) and PWN me. And how do you think that makes me feel? Old…..