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Didn't the pinheads have this debate about TV decades ago? Look at TV today they show Saving Private Ryan at 8.30pm. SAW and Hostel have been on TV here. I think TV and movies are as violent as any game I've seen. It's all mass media I don't see why there has to be a distinction between movies and games.
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This is a load of rubbish to be honest and someone who can't distinguish a video game to reality shouldn't be let loose in the world.
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What kind of violent behavior are they talking about? Jail-worthy violence or the occasional rage at a game? Because I could get mad while playing any game, so might as well put a warning label on all of them.
 
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I'm no historian or scientist but umm wasn't excessive violence and aggressive behavior around longer than video games? I'm pretty sure you don't need video games in the in the formula.
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post #27 of 178
Since when was violent games actually linked ot violent behaviour? wth?
    
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post #28 of 178
1) That warning label at the bottom is full of ****. I mean, i am not by anymeans a Violent person, yet i play violent video games all the time, and have been for years and years, since Doom 1. But i dont go around shooting up schools, or beating the hell out of random citizens. I truely believe that if you can differenturate Video Games from Real Life, you need to be put in the Nut Hut, where you are given seditives.

2) Thats the equivalent of saying "Death is present in this game" and putting it onto the box of a CoD game.
Edited by Kevlo - 1/27/11 at 4:51am
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Originally Posted by Kevlo;12160978 
1) That warning label at the bottom is full of ****.

2) Thats the equivalent of saying "Death is present in this game" and putting it onto the box of a CoD game.

And there's already systems for that. PEGI being one.
post #30 of 178
This is so stupid. I do admit that there might be a possibility that video games can desensitize someone, but turn them into a more violent person? Seriously?

I've played violent video games my entire life, I'm swoll as hell but I've never punched someone or picked a fight ever in my life.

This study has so much fail it's not even funny.
    
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