Video games get become the convenient scapegoat when horrific acts of violence happen. The problem is there are many studies, but few find a significant link between acts of violence and violent video games. It’s fortunate that politicians seem to always want to link video games with acts of violence. This week I will discuss why that’s not the case. Spoiler: It may help reduce violence.

Politicians only care about easy, convenient fixes. Video games fit that mold.

Show Notes:

  • Gaming News
  • Looking at the studies on video games
  • Talking about the data
  • Why it’s not fair lumping every gamer as a potential violent killer

Research on Violent Video Games: