Games, Going, Gone
Speed Philippines|June 2019
Games, Going, Gone

Video games are violent, they say. Video games are addictive, they say. Video games can ruin your life, they say. That’s probably why a number of countries are banning all sorts of games in their respective countries. But what does this say about us, humans?

Jovi Figueroa

In April, Iraq successfully banned PUBG Mobile and Fortnite across the country, “due to the negative effects caused by some electronic games on the health, culture, and security of Iraqi society, including societal and moral threats to children and youth.” The ban comes after the Nepal government banned PUBG

Mobile in their country, stating the addiction of children to the game. But the Nepal Supreme Court managed to unban the game a few weeks after because the ban hampers the free use of the internet by the citizens as stated in their constitution.


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June 2019