It's been a while since FOX found an excuse to talk rubbish about videogames, but luckily if you can't find something real to talk about, you've always got "videogame addiction" on standby. Not only that, but FOX has brought back a familiar face -- Cooper Lawrence, the woman who made stuff up about Mass Effect, and got soundly owned for her ignorance.
Quite why we're expected to believe the words of a woman who has already admitted that FOX tells her what to believe, I don't know. What I do know is that they at least say some nice things about games, suggesting that intelligence can be improved, but quickly bring it back to the "dangerous" elements. Like how videogames don't make kids exercise or talk to anybody.
Oh, and apparently because waving your arms around is exercise, that makes the Wii "a more benign videogame." Great terminology there, and a good way to justify the only game console they've likely even heard of. The way they try and convince themselves that videogames are worse than TV without having anything to back that up is pretty cool too. Not to mention the fact that most of the game footage shown is from an N64. Seriously? Could they not even pretend that someone at FOX owns a relevant gaming device?
I call bullsh*t on this "story," however. We have a 5-year-old kid here, and not only does he not keep still when playing games (he does what I can only describe as "Riverdance" with a controller in his hand), he's constantly yapping his mouth. As always, FOX refuses to place the blame for so-called "game addiction" where it belongs -- on the parents. Maybe if kids were raised right, like this incredibly active, talkative kid who always shouts in my ear (bless him), then we wouldn't have a problem.
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