Saturday, September 10, 2005

When Gamers Become Parents: How those in the industry cope with issues of sex and violence

By Tom Loftus, Columnist,MSNBC 9/10/05
"Steven Rechtschaffner remembers the day his two sons, ages 17 and 13, discovered the copy of “Grand Theft Auto” he had stashed away in his Vancouver home. “It was weird at first,” Rechtschaffner recalled. “But it forced us to talk about the game. It was me asking, what did you think?”

Video game insiders discuss how they treat games like other media - check the ratings, limit gameplay, and make it clear to kids that there are games for children, and games for adults. Communication is key.

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