It's probably safe to say that Grand Theft Auto is a series that is not family friendly. Ever since its start back in the late '90s, it's been mired in controversial themes while delivering a "go anywhere, destroy anything" sort of vibe. The series really picked up steam in with Grand Theft Auto 3 and has continued to skyrocket since. Now, Grand Theft Auto 5 has become the hottest selling game of this generation, with over million copies out the door. But it still continues to be a burden upon some parents. With that, we've compiled some of the more gruesome moments in the series that are sure to leave Mom and Dad all riled up over the controversy — if they're not enjoying the game themselves, that is.
GTA moments you shouldn't play around your parents
The 5 Most Shocking Grand Theft Auto Moments | USgamer
This game has never had problems with the Australian censors. It is included because it was a controversial title. GT Interactive Software was the applicant. The Board noted that the 'top-down' animation reduces the cars and the characters in the game to an ant-like perspective which lacks detail or realism, and significantly reduces the impact of the concepts and violence within the game.
The 5 Most Shocking Grand Theft Auto Moments
By the time the average American teenager has reached the ninth grade, chances are they've been exposed to one or two or 20 graphically violent films. When I was growing up, most parents seemed to accept if not condone the viewing of these kinds of movies and television shows. It was inevitable that their children would eventually discover them.