We all know the debate. Those who do not use video games use video games as scapegoats to explain the negative aspects of modern culture, and players listen to their topics with great looks from W. T. F. It is not necessary to start this essay with a synthesis that updates readers about the current state of the debate because, as always, it is in a stalemate between two angry and obstinate groups. But since a lot of parents really think that there is a problem with violent video games, today is an easy and straightforward solution.
To start off let's set some things straight. Video gamers don't think violent video games are contributing to violence any more than everything else our youth have the ability to get their hands on. Honestly, I think violence is equally likely to be picked up in almost every situation a child finds himself in. This doesn't make me biased because I'm not trying to win an argument; I'm just trying to come up with a solution that comes from me taking the other side of the argument's perspective and using a little logic, unlike some state representatives whose solutions won't accomplish anything.
The solution to the "violent video game" problem is simple. It doesn't cost any money, doesn't have to be passed by state or federal legislators, will only take minutes of parents' time, and will end up actually improving the quality of life for our children. It all comes down to parent knowledge. If you're a responsible parent, then you know the maturity of your child. Everyone matures at a different rate, and it's really up to the parents to decide on an individual basis what their child is capable of experiencing. You know what movies your child is mature enough to watch (for instance, you know when to tell your kid to shut his eyes). And you know what you're comfortable with them seeing. But in terms of video games, if you're not playing them, then you don't know how violent they actually are. So maybe you should learn?
If you know how violent or inappropriate a video game is before you buy it, then you can assess on an individ...