Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Mar 2013 15:42 UTC
Games "For nearly thirty years we've been having this discussion, asking the question: do violent movies, music or video games make people violent? Well according to Brad Bushman and Craig Anderson of Iowa State University, yes. Based on the results of their research they concluded in 2001 that video games and violent media can make people aggressive and violent. Based upon their data and their conclusions, however, it's safe to say that photos of snakes, crispy bacon, or a particularly rigorous game of chess can also make people aggressive and violent." And politicians?
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RE[2]: Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Sun 10th Mar 2013 07:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by MOS6510"
MOS6510
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I always had the impression there was more talk about the game than people actually playing it, let alone enjoying it.

Apparently what people object to were the "guts" spilling out of someone's body when you shoot him (to me it more seemed they melted away) and the "bonus" screen where you had to execute a number of prisoners I guess.

It's easy to make a big list of games, even from that era, where much more horrible things happened. Like eating pills (drugs!) that enable you to eat ghosts. YUK!

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