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Video Game Manufacturers Are in Denial

alopekos teumesios Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 1:32 PM
Hitler and Stalin directed most of their murders from afar, much like Barack Obama and his drone games. I suspect that he enjoys the thrill of the kill as much as his predecessors. Jackie the R. was a sexual deviant and serial killer.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:49 PM
You're changing the subject. Violence has been around for thousands of years. Video games have been around for about two decades. The causes of violence aren't to be found inside an X-Box console.

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, Senator John Rockefeller has “called for a national study of the impact of violent videogames on children and a review of the rating system,” but the video game manufacturers claim there is “no connection between entertainment and real-life violence.” Are they in denial?

On Wednesday, December 19th, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which represents the $78 billion U.S. videogame industry, offered its “heartfelt prayers and condolences” to the families of the victims, stating that, “the search for meaningful solutions must consider the broad range of actual factors that may have contributed to this...