Like similar forms of media, computer and video games have been subjects of frequent controversy and censorship, especially due to the vivid depiction of violence, sexual themes, consumption of drugs, alcohol or tobacco, and profanity embedded in some games. Various games have been accused of causing addiction and even violent behaviour in children, though how much ground this holds is debatable.
It is very important to stress here that not every video game or gaming habit is bad for children. Popular author, Steven Johnson in his book Everything Bad Is Good for You, argues that video games in fact, demand far more from a player than traditional games like Monopoly or Ludo. To experience the game,