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All right -- gun violence there as being not so much talk about gun violence obviously in the weight -- particular.
Of the Newtown Connecticut shootings wed twenty young children and six I -- so what killed by Adam Lanza.
Going in there with -- and lay off fifteen.
That we talked about mental health we told -- that simple gun control issues background checks whether assault -- should be banned.
And there's also been a lot of talk about it.
The culture in which we live weather had violent video games that a lot of kids play.
Anything to do with that so there's a debate now going on within the industry nobody but -- off -- -- that debate.
Then the editor in chief of new game a nation dot com Joseph much Casey joining me mistreated good -- -- -- the -- not just days.
As a whole does that does the video -- industry but leave that there it has any responsibilities -- on this issue.
All the police and it has a certain amount of responsibility.
But the video game industry doesn't self was already regulated in the through by the US RB.
-- ES are being being who your.
Entertainment software software -- want to -- software ratings board okay.
They replace ratings on every video viewer becomes.
It gives parents a good guideline as to what -- can expect from the -- this video game.
Whether it be violence mature contents and partisans like that.
So -- it doesn't it doesn't look as though there's going to be any.
Change within the industry that's still going to make the same games that they've been making which some people say.
Not necessarily with a whole lot of statistical evidence -- and there's a lot about that that but some people say that if you should give a kid a game in which he is playing.
Political first person shooter games.
Then if that Qaeda has certain other tendencies.
That's going to promote.
In carrying out his actions in real life debt that you don't think they gonna change those games.
-- at this point in time go to the changes -- really coming from within the industry it's coming from government -- -- -- a lot of bills in congress that are being talked about.
And a lot of -- and from individuals.
Specifically even President Obama came forward and wannabes -- -- -- -- you take a look.
Of all the video games and some of the effects on children so it's -- remove a piece of legislation that's going to be covering the industry administrative us.
I don't believe they are in Bagram -- -- authority via a regulated industry.
Aaron they're gonna see what comes of of all this regulation is proposed them and congress from the -- and and so -- -- He that you you touched on a very good point in your first down so parents.
Parents have a role to play here you can't just say awaits the -- -- if you're a parent you should know and if you'll if that if that does disturb you.
You have a responsibility to step and I get.
-- -- every video games as a new form of -- artistic expression.
It's up to the parents to realize that when a new form of reduced introduced the sponsor appeal to a general audience but doesn't -- -- -- -- but there's more followers.
And people -- starts they're going to certain audiences.
Somebody you can sort of point of -- maturation where.
-- to realize that not every game was ready for every child and as a parent it's your responsibility to know you're reputed.
Know what they're planning and decide whether or not they could handle -- material.
And you know there are guidelines front on the box and tell you whether or not -- -- -- playing American.
Right -- -- you know this industry better than most.
What's your gut feeling DA do you ever sit there and and think.
More wonder if they should be selling them.
Well again it's a form of artistic expression and that's my personal view -- And I think barrack you're no different people have different versions for for what -- -- want to express themselves and and what they feel will be a good game and so that will.
Potential Americans been so you know my personal feelings.
Are there are that they would.
Among the review certain amount of of whether or not this violence would.
Would be appropriate for younger children but gonna -- moved to a particular piece wouldn't be very -- Right and it -- eight year old -- there is already enough regulation.
Within the industry.
I believe so -- -- -- -- -- to tell you exactly what to expect on the box so.
You know -- it's up to the individual to decide what's right for them.
And I the other for the regulation would discover through the ways of of the artistic expression of particular -- -- threat didn't.
Again and that limits to artistic expression in your view.
Other I think there are I think there are certain -- that need to be -- followed.
Again I I can't claim that I understand everybody's point of view war -- you -- play the kind of dreams that they want to create.
Right but this is this is an industry that you don't believe -- seeing significant.
As a result of these all it did -- the gun violence we've seen because in your view that doesn't need to be change.
Beautiful -- also -- a number of stores and have come out on the subject.
And a -- employers took to the fact that violent video games because of temporary.
Effect on the children as far as aggressiveness right but that.
A fact doesn't linger wrong right past the first couple of hours of for the clintons can.
So because of those voters -- There's necessarily going to be -- -- changes or let -- progress through.
Directly affect the industry because of what -- produced our.
-- it's it's an interesting debate who -- -- will no doubt go on.
-- my -- the editor in chief of new game in nation thank you very much for being -- an examination dot com.
As the website and there it is on offscreen that interesting debate thank you very much and -- program.
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