Here’s a refreshing, if predictable, dose of common sense from developers Rockstar, telling the BBC that anyone buying one of their games – like Grand Theft Auto, or Red Dead Redemption – is a “terrible parent”.
“Our games are not designed for young people”, Rockstar’s Lazlow Jones tells the Beeb. “If you’re a parent and buy one of our games for your child you’re a terrible parent. We design games for adults because we’re adults. There’s a lot of kids games out there that we’re not interested in playing. Just like you enjoy watching movies and TV shows with adult themes and language and violence that’s the kind of thing we seek to produce.”
And now for the best part: Lazlow Jones is a writer and voice-over man for Rockstar, who voices DJ Lazlow in the Grand Theft Auto games. Now that you know this, read the above passage again.