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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Myths of Video Game Violence

The Buttonmasher pulls together some great quotes on how video game inspired violence is as real as unicorns, leprechauns and honest politicians. Guys like BatJack Thompson continue to try and trot out flimsy theories to support their addiction to being shown on television, but us gamers are a wiley bunch. We can use facts and everything.




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2 comments:

Michael Birk said...

I agree that video games don't, in general, lead to violence in the "real world."

But what do you think of my theory that video games lead to excessive blogging? :-)

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Your Stalker 'Cuz

Josh said...

Nah, I think it's adult onset hypergrafia probably caused from role playing games played with certain cousins at too young of an age :P All that interactive storytelling must have rewired a bunch of stuff...