Sociologist Finds GTA IV is "Less Sensational" Than Real Crime

Slate contributor Sudhir Venkatesh is a Columbia sociology professor who has written a book about street gangs, even going so far as to run with one in Chicago for a book. So, naturally, Grand Theft Auto IV would intrigue him. His verdict on the game's realism? It "actually offered a less sensational portrait of… » 5/10/08 5:00pm 5/10/08 5:00pm