UK Study Says That Gaming Does Not Make Children More Violent

A hot debate over the years has been whether or not video games make children more violent or not. Even in the days of the Super Nintendo there were questions of whether or not video games such as Mortal Kombat made children more violent. A UK study carried out at the University of Glasgow used … Continue reading UK Study Says That Gaming Does Not Make Children More Violent

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Disney Concerned About Violence In Their Own Games

Bob Iger, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, has announced that the company will take a closer look at violence in their video games following the Newtown school shooting. Iger says that the team at Disney will take a good look at everything they've got that could be considered near the line or over … Continue reading Disney Concerned About Violence In Their Own Games

WP: Video Game Consumption Does Not Seem To Correlate At All With An Increase In Gun Violence

Based on international data, The Washington Post concludes that the use of video games doesn't relate with an increase in gun violence. And, as a matter of fact, countries where video game consumption is popular have significantly lower firearm-related murder rates. Also, because countries in which video games are popular are most likely stable and … Continue reading WP: Video Game Consumption Does Not Seem To Correlate At All With An Increase In Gun Violence

Warren Spector Says ‘The Ultra-Violence In Gaming Has To Stop’

Epic Mickey producer Warren Spector says that the ultra-violence that we saw displayed in a number of games at this years E3 event has to stop. Spector believes that developers are now fetishizing violence and combining it with an adolescent approach to sexuality. "This is the year where there were two things that stood out for me. One … Continue reading Warren Spector Says ‘The Ultra-Violence In Gaming Has To Stop’