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Videogames are related to violence it can turn into a big controversy Senator Joseph Lieberman from Connecticut is a spokesman for those concerned about videogames and videogame advertisement and he said that they can be harmful for kids and therefore videogames and ads should be controlled Senator Lieberman is trying to put some pressure on the videogame industry in order to decrease the number of violent videogames Senator Joseph Lieberman hopes to help prevent a new generation of psychopaths by stopping children from playing violent videogames Unfortunately though the Senator has got it all hopelessly wrong at least according to Professor Henry Jenkins of Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT who argues that videogames are good for you According to Senator Lieberman People who play violent videogames particularly children will have a tendency to be more violent or at least less struck by violence in real life These people may accept violence as something normal in their lives because of the experience with violence in videogames When they play these games they are rewarded for their violence which they win by killing There has also been a testimony from parents who told Lieberman that their childrens behavior has been affected by playing violent videogames Advertisement is another way of promoting violence There has been a lot of money invested in these ad campaigns Senator Lieberman adds Look at the money spent on Television advertisement It is spent because advertisers believe that what people see on TV affects their behavior In the United States advertisement has not been a big problem In Europe advertisement has gone far beyond in terms of explicit graphic contents a political imagery An example of this could be Interplays game Disruptor which features a teddy bear with its guts hanging out Gametek recently used a nude model showing a copy of Battle Cruiser 3000 Studio 3Do even went so far as to show you a
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