Did you know that, once upon a time, PETA freaked out about everyone's favorite pint-sized creature game Pokemon? Or that "Mortal Kombat" and "Night Trap" are the two games that led to the creation of the ESRB?
Today, WatchMojo brings us a list of the top 10 video game controversies in history. All instances were covered by more than one news source, and made major headlines across the country.
From banned games to Congressional hearings and protests, these are the ten instances where gaming stirred up the most national (and, sometimes, international) outrage (warning: this video contains some mature content):
Do you have any controversies to add to the list? Let us know in the comment section.