Here we go again, it seems now that video games are the preferred target of pretty much everything, it’s not enough that bad parenting/lack of parental supervision can be excused with tv and video games, now war crime laws apply too….
Two Swiss humanitarian organizations recently examined 20 shooting-centric video games to determine whether they allowed players to break the wartime guidelines laid out by the Geneva Convention — rules which prohibit torture, destroying “protected objects” (such as churches or mosques), or, say, shooting a bunch of people who are waiting to catch a plane. The games observed, which include 24: The Game, Call of Duty 4 and 5 (we assume they meant Modern Warfare 2) and Metal Gear Solid, were largely panned for allowing the player to simply ignore the Geneva Convention’s statutes.
According to a BBC report on the study, the two groups explained that while players of these titles may never become soldiers, these war crime violations could “influence what people believe war is like and how soldiers conduct themselves in the real world.“
Aww the Swiss and their cheese, and army knives, when are you going to understand the Geneva Convention has more holes than your cheese? Hollywood breaks every single statute even in comedies, instead of wasting your time with silly studies why not scrutinize the governments at war at this moment to see if they have broken any rules?
Seriously, if you think people will actually believe what they play in said video games that will also mean that they will see if they can get shot, hide behind a wall and wait for their “health” to go back to normal…….seriously how do you come up with this $hit?
Btw, I love swiss cheese 😉