The gaming industry has come under a lot of fire for the effect of violent games on kids lately, but a Federal Trade Commission secret shopper report released today found minors have a harder time buying an M-rated game than they do a ticket or DVD for an R-rated movie, or music with explicit lyrics.

Source: GamesIndustry – Game Retailers most effective at carding minors

How Easy can Kids buy M-Rated Video Games?

In this commentary, I take a look at the FTC Secret shopper report and discuss violent video games and politics.