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Video Game Manufacturers Are in Denial

Carl469 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:36 PM
Fact: The U.S. military has used "Call of Duty" and its sequels as part of simulated combat training. Should we ban the sale of these games? And where do moral. busybodies like Sen. Rockefeller assume that Adam Lanza somehow was "made" to kill by video games or any one in particular? There is not an iota of evidence establishing a cause-effect relationship between playing video games and committing real-life violence.
ThasicAlambra Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 9:47 PM
Video games MAY, and I do mean MAY, cause children to become complacent towards violence. However, most of the violent video games and TV and Movies are prohibited for sale to or use of minors. Is it the manufacturers fault that PARENTS are too darned lazy to monitor their children? To prevent their kids from using materials not meant for them?

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...