Sessler's Soapbox: Kids Love M Rated Games


Posted March 4, 2009 - By Patrick Roche-Sowa

We all know that the forbidden fruit is that much more tasty because it's forbidden. I'm sure most of you remember glorifying R rated movies, gentlemen's magazines like Playboy, and adult activities like smoking and drinking. But do you think such things would have the same appeal if you weren't constantly reminded that you couldn't even come close to experiencing them until you reached a certain arbitrary, magical age?

Apply the same rules to M rated video games, and you have the topic of today's Sessler's Soapbox. Can M rated games be that damaging to children? Or are we sheltering them from topics like sex and violence to the point where they are ill prepared for adulthood? Let us know what you think in the comments section.

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