Escalating Video Game Violence Under Attack

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In video games these days, you can strangle someone with a garrote, pop off an enemy's head in a shower of gore with a sniper shot, and direct a teenage girl to shotgun a demon dog, not to mention beat up prostitutes, run down pedestrians, bathe in the blood of your enemies, and curse like a lobster boat captain who's stubbed his toe, says the Associated Press. The video game industry pushes the envelope with ever-gorier content. That has put it under renewed attack from legislators and activists, who say some titles must be . . .

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