Video Game Violence

CCFC Demands Adults Only Rating for Manhunt 2; Most Violent Game to Date on Interactive Wii Platform Must Not Be Targeted to Children

Date of Release: 

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

June 19, 2007
Contact: Josh Golin (617-896-9369; josh<at>commercialfreechildhood.org)   
For Immediate Release

CCFC Demands Adults Only Rating for Manhunt 2
Most Violent Game to Date on Interactive Wii Platform Must Not Be Targeted to Children

CCFC & PTC to Denver RTD: Stop Advertising M-Rated Video Games; Publicly owned buses and trains promote violence to young riders

Date of Release: 

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

 February 21, 2007
Contact:
CCFC: Josh Golin at (617-896-9369; josh<at>commercialfreechildhood.org)
PTC: Kelly Oliver (703.683.5004 ext. 140) or Megan Franko (703.683.5004 ext. 148)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CCFC & PTC to Denver RTD: Stop Advertising M-Rated Video Games;
Publicly owned buses and trains promote violence to young riders

Lechery, Misogyny, and Sadism...Oh My! Nickelodeon’s Internet Assault on Children

by: 

Susan Linn, Ed.D. & Josh Golin

Nickelodeon has been urging children to vote for their favorite games at Addicting Games.com, a gaming website that is part of its popular media empire for kids. Tomorrow morning, in a television special called the Addicting Games Showdown, Nickelodeon will announce which game was voted “Most Heart-Pounding,” “Most Superior Ninja” and “OMG! Cutest Animal.” It may sound like Addicting Games is just another innocuous game site for children, but that’s not the case.

Violent & Sexualized Games on Nickelodeon's AddictingGames.com

Below are images and descriptions of some of the highly sexualized and horrifically violent games on Nickelodeon's AddictingGames.com.  Nickelodeon promotes Addicting Games to children as young as preschoolers.  To urge Nick to stop promoting the website to children, please click here.  To learn more about CCFC's concerns -- and how Nick is finally starting to get the message,

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