Politician defends Dundee’s video games industry

By Ross Davidson

Published: 20/01/2010

A DUNDEE MSP has defended the city’s video games industry after the Scottish Parliament was urged to recognise violent games are easily obtainable for children.

A motion which has gone before parliament asks the Scottish Government to tackle the “negative effects” of violent video games on children.

The motion, put forward by Labour MSP Elaine Smith, asks the Scottish Government to make parents “aware of the possible risk to children’s emotional and psychological development as a result of prolonged use” of violent games.

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