8-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Grandmother In Head After Playing Video Game

East Feliciana Parish, La., sheriff deputies believe that an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot his 90-year-old grandmother, Marie Smothers, in the back of the head after playing the controversial video game Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV), according to WBRZ. The video game, which sports a mature audiences rating, meaning that it should only be played by gamers who are 17 years of age or older, has been referred to by clinicians as a tool that enables the expression of violent urges because it awards points to players for killing people. According to authorities, the unnamed boy was playing the video game shortly … Continue reading 8-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Grandmother In Head After Playing Video Game

Kids and Teens: Free Game Play (xBox Kinect, Wii, and PS3)

Game Day: Play games on the xBox Kinect, Wii, and PS3; kids and teens ages 8-18 welcome on Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Free. Oakland Public Library, 81st Ave. Branch, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland, Ca. 510-615-5812 http://oaklandlibrary.org/ Continue reading Kids and Teens: Free Game Play (xBox Kinect, Wii, and PS3)