Raising Digitally Responsible Youth


Video games with mature content advisories were once �ghtly policed by retailers across the con�nent using the ESRB Ra�ngs Guide 58 , similar to age restric�ons on R - Rated movies. Unfortunately, alongside the prolifera�on of technology growth and unlimited access to video content, enforcement of these ra�ngs has become non - existent. It is not uncommon to hear of some parents deciding to purchase Grand The� Auto for their 12 -year- old! If you are unfamiliar, Grand The� Auto V has in - game exposure to graphic violence, sexual ly explicit content and reenactment, alcohol and drug use/abuse, and strong language. Top 10 Most Violent Video Games of All Time 1. Bulletstorm (2011) 2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2010) 3. Postal (1997) 4. Mortal Kombat (2011) 5. Grand The� Auto III (2001) 6. Hotline Miami (2012) 7. MadWorld (2009) 8. Manhunt (2003) 9. Splaterhouse (2010) 10. Soldier of Fortune (2000)

58 ESRB Ra�ngs Guides, Categories, Content Descriptors


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