Learning To Hate: Games Don’t Need to Change, We Do (GameSkinny)

Really great article here!

Brian Armstrong

We have no problem pulling the trigger.

We aim down the sights, fire off a few rounds, and move to the next target without a second thought. Today’s youth are raised in a world that inherently fears terrorists, and with a plethora of first-person shooters on the market requiring players to hunt down and eliminate them, it’s a fear that only becomes more real.

But is this a bad thing? By giving kids these games are we empowering our youth to take on their fears and face the world bravely? Or (on the flip side) are we adding to a stereotype that anyone who looks a certain way is evil?

Read the full article here.

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