In the past, games such as "Counter Strike" and "World of Warcraft" were made scapegoats by media for the supposedly bad behaviour and the increasing propensity to violence of people playing video games. But now, US-American media have found a new victim - "Minecraft", the well-known sandbox game. The indie hit is said to have a huge and very dangerous addictivity, especially risks for children and teenager were reported by many western news channel. Due to the game concept, which does make addicted and does damp the cognitive ability, the US media compare Markus "Notch" Persson's sandbox title with the drug Crack. Never Minecraft has been negativly presented suchlike by the press. In order to carry weight and to get attention, one gave the game in combination with the drug the surname "Minecrack".
Shortly after these announcements, first charges against the American media landscape went round on the net and more than a few player sounded off about the warnings, especially for the comparison with the drug Crack they have a lack of understanding. Our colleagues from Kotaku have created a video
, in which some recordings of the newscasts are shown. What do you think about this topic? Is it justified?