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British Author Likens Games to Heroin Use, Teen Pregnancy

Posted Thu, Apr 03, 2008 by Aelryn

I wouldn't even compare heroin and teen pregnancy, honestly. I mean, come on.

According to a story on GamePolitics.com, a British author has compared video games to heroin and teen pregnancy.

Author Giles Whittell was inexplicably given space in yesterday’s Times for an overwrought screed in which he references “game-induced homicide” and equates playing video games with heroin use and teen pregnancy.

There’s really not much to say about Whittell’s obvious ignorance of games and indefensible prejudice toward those who enjoy them.

See what he had to say at GamePolitics.com.

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