Are games starting to push the wrong buttons? - plugged in - Yahoo! Games As video games evolve from a niche pastime into a leisure activitiy that's part of two-thirds of U.S. households, it's only natural for game developers to test their boundaries -- and, occasionally, break them. Consequently, the last few years have seen video games embroiled in scandals around race, religion, violence, sexual content, and even attitudes toward war. Here's just a handful of recent games that rubbed the public the wrong way.