Viacom's AddictingGames.com Named "Worst Toy of the Year"

AddictingGames.com, a web site run by Viacom’s (VIA) Nickelodeon unit, claims that it is “the largest source of the best free online games.” And now it has another distinction: the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood has awarded the site its coveted TOADY (Toys Oppressive and Destructive To Young Children) Award–for the worst toy of the year. Here’s the explanation from the CCFC web site:

TOADY voters were aghast that Nick allows children such easy access to the horrific content on AddictingGames.com, including the Perry the Sneak series, where gamers take the role of a peeping Tom trying to catch revealing glimpses of naked women showering–and successful voyeurs are rewarded by getting in bed with their prey; Stick Dude Killing Arena, the object of which is to “Train to Kill Until You Die”; and Kitty Cannon [Kitten Cannon, actually], where players can “make Fluffy bloody” by shooting a kitten out of a cannon onto a row of metal spikes.

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