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Video Game Manufacturers Are in Denial

FedUp13 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 3:33 PM
Blaming video games is absurd. Unless you play, you don't know what they do. They're just games. They don't cause evil violence any more than playing cops and robbers with finger guns used to. People will mental illness commit these horrible acts. Quit blaming everything under the sun besides the actual cause. Most kids play these games. The vast majority of them will never commit a mass murder or even a murder.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:45 PM
Finally, a posting that makes sense.
alopekos teumesios Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 4:39 PM
The vast majority of semi-automatic rifle owners, myself included, never used them to commit horrific crimes. On the other hand, we have seen young psychos who were both video game fan boys and had access to the so-called "assault weapons" commit mass murder. Perhaps, the marriage of the two activities is the problem with a certain segment of our youth population.

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...