Grabs from computer game - Pay Day 2
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Scenes in games like Pay Day 2 include women tied to train tracks and a man’s kneecaps drilled – a far cry from the innocent mushroom-collecting of Super Mario, writes TANITH CAREY. One five-year-old was bought Grand Theft Auto to bond with his father while another child spent two days in his bedroom playing an adult game bought as a reward for his 11-plus exams. A study has found violent games can make 12 to 14 year olds more aggressive, and in May a 13-year-old boy in Glasgow slashed a rival’s throat before quoting the game Gears of War 3

  • Scenes include women tied to train tracks and a man’s kneecaps drilled
  • One five-year-old was bought Grand Theft Auto to bond with his father
  • Another child spent two days in his bedroom playing 11-plus reward game
  • Study found violent games can make 12 to 14 year olds more aggressive
  • 13-year-old boy in Glasgow slashed a rival’s throat before quoting a game

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