Representatives Joe Baca and Frank Wolf demand that their warning to be placed on the packaging of any video game that is rated ‘T’ (Teen) or higher by the Electronics Software Ratings Board (ESRB).
As we reported before, the label would read: “WARNING: Excessive exposure to violent video games and other violent media has been linked to aggressive behaviour.”
Speaking to The Hill, Mr Baca has mentioned that the video game industry is irresponsible to parents.
His partner Mr Wolf further stated that: “Just as we warn smokers of the health consequences of tobacco, we should warn parents and children about the growing scientific evidence demonstrating a relationship between violent video games and violent behaviour.”
Recent hit titles among youngsters nowadays includes GTA IV, Skyrim, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3 and Mass Effect 3 – all has been rated as Mature.