Game Violence News


Study: Violent Games Cause Violent Behavior

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2008 8:23am PST

A new study from Iowa State University suggests that playing violent video games leads to more aggressive behavior in children, CNN reports....


"The article mentions that studies have had difficulty proving that violent video games actually ..."

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Illegal California Game Law Faces Appeal Wednesday

By Chris Faylor, Oct 27, 2008 2:51pm PDT

This Wednesday, California lawmakers will attempt to resurrect the violent video game legislation that cost the state $282,000 after it was ruled...


"Damn you, Leland Yee! Stop wasting my tax dollars on this crap!"

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Resistance 2 Developer: 'Video Game Legislation Has No Place in America'

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2008 12:30pm PDT

With 15 years in the field and numerous franchises under his belt, including Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, Insomniac founder and CEO Ted Price...


"i completly agree with that statement, and also this is the same thing with the whole gas ..."

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New Bill Proposes ID Checks for Game Purchases; ESRB, FTC Say Retailers Are Getting Better

By Chris Faylor, May 08, 2008 8:36am PDT

A bill presented to the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday would force retailers to check the ID of anyone buying an M or AO-rated game or...


"I swear I clicked reply to bluewagon's message... Anyway, I see what you're saying. But it's ..."

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Stephen King Defends Video Games, Labels Violent Game Legislation as 'Surrogate Parenting'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 07, 2008 7:34am PDT

A proposal to restrict the sale of violent video games in Massachusetts has caused famed horror author Stephen King (pictured left), who admits he...


"Man, did I really need another reason to give King more respect? He's the man."

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Study: Gamers Relaxed, Less Angry After Playing Violent Games

By Aaron Linde, Apr 02, 2008 8:36pm PDT

A recently published study suggests that people who play violent games online actually feel more relaxed and less angry after they've played....


"Wow, I was thinking the same thing. Only if you win are in a winning "mode" when you finish. ie. ..."

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Outlet Seeking Tales of Crimes Caused By Games

By Chris Faylor, Mar 31, 2008 11:10am PDT

An unnamed national UK newspaper has allegedly filed an advertisement seeking a story about "how computer games turned you to crime," a description...


"I played ET for weeks in a row and now fall down every damn hole I come across , Atari owes me ..."

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Head-to-Head Debate on Videogame Violence

By Alec Matias, Jun 06, 2005 8:08am PDT

1UP is reprinting an article originally in EGM that had a head-to-head debate between two people on opposite ends of the videogame violence issue:...


"This part made me laugh out loud for an extended period of time. EGM: Jenkins claims youth ..."

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20/20 Game Violence Debate

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 23, 2000 6:16am PST

ABC News online has details of a 20/20 broadcast last night which had interviews with Todd Hollenshead Lt. Col. David Grossman. Because Todd was...


"Whenever somebody wants to blame violence, they all point to video games and movies. Why doesn't ..."

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