Dear parents and kids
I have been playing grand theft auto 5 since I was 18, I'm 19 and I'm more focused on multiplayer because its much better than story mode. Sure story mod is easier to mod and god knows what else, but the thing is this game should not be played by people under 18. Its a bad influence because there have been several school shootings, most last year, some this year in the U.S. I have seen kids on you tube and kids cussing at 10 and people not acting their age as a young kid should. Im just warning you parents. I would be carful about buying kids gta because one day their cussing,the next they are doing crime when they get to their teens age.
I will not be one of those people that says video games make killers. However, it's undeniable that kids are dumb and very easily suggestable. A violent act in a video game won't exactly make that kid pull a rocket launcher out and blow stuff up, but he'll think about violence more than he would if he hadn't played GTA V.
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GRAND THEFT AUTO V IS NOT MEANT FOR CHILDREN
If you're a parent, and you decide that Grand Theft Auto V, the game where you can stab hitchikers to death and then run over hookers, finally taking a stop at a strip club, you're a bad parent.
There is a reason GTA is rated M, some scenes can be a bit mature. It depends on the kid and how mature they are, and if they are easily influenced. I'm 13 (was playing games with the same rating since I was 7)and I don't shoot people,rob banks,go to strip clubs,or anything like that. And I'm a girl and I don't have a problem with any of the sexist jokes. In conclusion it depends on the kid, and GTA does not influence kids.
I've only played Grand Theft Auto 4 and a little bit of Grand Theft Auto 5 and, based on my experience with those games, I can confidently say GTA is nothing but a bad influence on society, chock-full of EVERYTHING associated with Crime and Violence.
Did I also mention there's Vulgar Language, Racism, and Ignorance? That too.
I don't know WHY people play these games, but, *shrugs* whatever makes them happy. Long as they can differentiate Reality from Video Games, that's fine. I still don't think highly of GTA. ✌
I've only played GTA 4 and a little of GTA 5, and I honestly feel like this Video Game Trilogy is nothing but a bad influence on society, chock-full of:
4: Criminal Activities.
5: No Role Models or Positive Messages.
Plus, you've got all manner of Cheaters on Multiplayer and not much is being done about it.
I get it, okay. People have enough commonsense to identify Reality from Video Games and wouldn't be stealing vehicles, going to strip clubs, dealing drugs, killing people, etc., but some people actually do these things and think it's okay to imitate what they see in Video Games in Real Life and that's where I think Grand Theft Auto is a bad influence on society. *shrugs* But hey, if people want to play GTA, go for it, nobody's stopping you. Just thought I'd give my two cents. ✌
This game contains violence, sexual content, drugs, and more bad stuff! This game is dumb and idiotic. This contains bad language. Nobody should play this. This game is also about being a criminal. This game should be banned! Why is it so popular? Even kids play it! I don't like that! Don't do GTA, kids.
This game is bad and must be banned. This game is NOT GOOD FOR ANYONE! This game will be banned one day when they see why it's bad. This game is played by MANY people and I hate that. Even children play it! I recommend this to no one. Don't do GTA, kids.
At the moment it has become very easy for children who play Grand Theft Auto to be lead on a path to a violent future. It has also become popular to blame children’s behaviour on violent video games. I am going to assess both sides of the story, which are whether children who play Grand Theft Auto can be led on a path to a violent future or not.
I agree with “children who play grand theft auto can be led on a path to a violent future” because if the evidence that can be shown that children learn bad language and that they think its ok to be violent and its proven that it leads to a violent future and poor academic performance because children are addicted to playing violent video games and will prefer them over school.
People should follow my view because children should not have a path to a violent future just because of a video game. GTA is a game for adults not children, therefore meaning that children should not be authorised access as adults are more likely to understand what is going on in the game. In the game it features women being portrayed as weak
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The whole game is based of your choice, you don't have to do the story line if you don't want to, Your kid will not see anything bad in less he or she want's to, Just turn down the noise on the TV so the child can not hear the cussing, The game is not BAD and its not GOOD, its what you choose it to be. And too who that made 'Yes, but not for Fox News's reasons.' You have no right to say who is and who's not a bad parent!
Gta v, or any other video game for that matter, don't affect people. What does affect kids is their parenting. Video games are for entertainment, and not rolemodels. If your kid knows that most of the things in the game are wrong and know the line between the game and life, then it shouldn't matter. I know what I am talking about because (a.) I'm 12 and (b.) I have been researching this topic for months.
So no grand theft auto is sort of a game for kids. And for all of you who think it's not a kids game is wrong. Ether you have a good normal life or be a complete jerk. That's why grand theft auto is good for kids 9-up ok you are wrong
It is ok to have your child get GTA5. Do you really think your child is gonna be like "Mom! Im gonna kill you!" I learned to kill moms in a game. COME ON PEOPLE COMMON SENCE!!! A game is not gonna do that! No matter how violent it is.
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If kids are becoming violent playing this game its not the game its that theres something not right with the child so thats why i think grand theft auto five is not a game that has a bad influence on the kids so get the game ok ? ? ?
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I'm 13 and I've been playing this game since release and I haven't shot or killed any one or gone to a strip club to have some fun. Admittedly, there is swearing but that's why mute buttons exist. I think GTA is a perfectly suitable game if the children are mature enough and the parents know the children are
These games don't affect kids. Its a game meant for fun. There is inappropriate stuff you choose to do. All the game is for is for fun. Just let kids be kids. Everybody has it. I know 8 yr. Olds that play it. It is simply a game that is fun
It's not super destuctive and won't make you or your child turn into a criminal. If you give the game to a 12 year old, they should really only play the free play stuff like driving and exploring the map. My own parents won't let me buy the game because it's apparently so bad and I'm the actual age that it says you have to be on the box. I've played it many times over my friends house and there's nothing I haven't already seen whether it be in movies, tv shows or other games.