The 15 Most Controversial Video Games (PICTURES)

Increasingly realistic and widespread, video games have repeatedly become embroiled in hot-button controversies over issues of sex, race, religion, politics, and violence.

Video game critics have decried the more explicit, violent games as everything from "Columbine simulators" to promoters of "religious bigotry and intolerance."

We've taken a look at the most controversial video games ever. Check them out below, and tell us which one you think was the most inappropriate.