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That's ridiculous! The funny thing is, when I was younger my parents would buy the games for me in store, if not amazon would easily take the money off my card without an age verification. Age restriction is more than enough.

To be honest, it's probably not the games that make kids violent it's their parents upbringing of their kids. I mean if they get in fights or misbehave at school it doesn't mean video games are a cause.

Saying that though I haven't really looked into violence in gaming, I'll have a little search around before I go to bed!
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were their video games a hundred years ago?
were their violent people commiting violent acts a hundred years ago?

CoD MW2 sold like 6 million copies or more since november 2009, how many school shooting since then have been linked to this game? (i'm just using MW2 as an example, theres worse games but that only adds to my point)

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were their video games a hundred years ago?
were their violent people commiting violent acts a hundred years ago?

CoD MW2 sold like 6 million copies or more since november 2009, how many school shooting since then have been linked to this game? (i'm just using MW2 as an example, theres worse games but that only adds to my point)

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correct me if im wrong, but wasnt comumbine before CoD MW2?
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correct me if im wrong, but wasnt comumbine before CoD MW2?
Way before.
    
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Saw this coming years ago with WOW's release. First kid who killed someone over the game ruined it for everyone.... -_-
Guess you've never had a heated game of Pong.
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This "science" is just as ridiculous as parents and the media with the help of politicians correlating heavy metal music to violence; i.e. Dee Snider and Twisted Sister, which caused the PMRC to introduce the "PARENTAL ADVISORY: EXPLICIT CONTENT on the music we buy today. Guess what happened, it made people want to buy the music with the labels even more. And yes the 80's kick a$$
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post #108 of 178
Causation =/= Correlation

WHEN WILL WE LEARN?
/probably never
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Scientific research = "Several mentally unstable people have hurt themselves or others, and they happened to be playing video games at the time. This means that EVERYBODY who has EVER played a video game is a twisted, violent criminal just waiting for an excuse to cause the next 9/11."
    
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This.
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Scientific research = "Several mentally unstable people have hurt themselves or others, and they happened to be playing video games at the time. This means that EVERYBODY who has EVER played a video game is a twisted, violent criminal just waiting for an excuse to cause the next 9/11."
erp.
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