When you see the word video games on a news channel nowadays, it's almost always followed by a negative connotation. Whether it's the violence, the addiction, the distraction or sometimes even crime and death, it's never good. Even during a time where Super Mario
was the most "immersive" and "violent" game around, parents were concerned over the well-being of their children. Turns out that video games and the media have never gotten along, even during the 8-bit era.