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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....

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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

- dpgagnon see all 32 comments

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....

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"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...

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"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:...

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"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...

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

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