13 Sep '11, 7pm

Should War Video Games Keep Ignoring Civilian Casualties ...: Two new video games, one by mercenary company Blac...

Should War Video Games Keep Ignoring Civilian Casualties ...: Two new video games, one by mercenary company Blac...

In light of the recent Supreme Court case on violence in video games — and the shocking scientific evidence that showed that violent games cause users to become more violent — people have started to become much more aware of the dangers posed by war games. It looks like there is another reason to be worried about violence in video games: two new “realistic” military-based video games do not show civilian casualties. In an eloquent review of the new video game Battlefield 3 , Slate writer Michael Thomsen describes it as a “shooting game whose dysphoric realism borrows from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan… Its visuals are remarkable, among the most convincingly detailed war environments ever created in a video game. Yet there is one thing that’s curiously absent: civilians.” It is shocking in and of itself that a game that would try to recreate a realistic war-like experien...

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