Tag Archive: video game violence

ESRB: ‘Mature’ games only 9% of industry

They’re at the center of an increasingly heated debate these days, but when you look at the hard numbers, games carrying a ‘Mature’ rating aren’t quite as big a part of the video… Continue reading

Obama orders CDC to investigate video game violence

President Barack Obama, as part of a wide ranging proposal to reduce gun violence, has ordered the Centers for Disease Control to launch a study into the correlation between violence in video games and the… Continue reading

NRA releases target practice game app

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, CT, the National Rifle Association squarely pointed a finger of blame at the video game industry. But that isn’t stopping them from… Continue reading

Massachusetts town to launch violent game buyback program

While the town of Southington, Connecticut decided at the last minute to cancel its controversial plans to collect and destroy violent video games, a Massachusetts town is following in its footprints. The town of Melrose,… Continue reading

Connecticut town cancels controversial plan to destroy violent games

The Connecticut town that raised the ire of gamers when it announced plans to collect and destroy violent video games has changed its mind. Officials in Southington, which is located just 30 miles northeast of… Continue reading

Connecticut town to collect and destroy violent games

As Connecticut residents continue to try to come to grips with the horrific school shootings in Newtown, one nearby city is calling on citizens to round up and destroy their violent video games.… Continue reading

Looking back on what video game CEOs said about violence

The tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT has once again revived the debate about the impact of violent video games in the media. Senators are calling for hearings. Groups like the NRA are… Continue reading

Conflicting views muddle violent games debate

The horrific events in Newtown, Connecticut have re-ignited the debate about video game violence in the media. Friday morning, the National Rifle Association was the latest to chime in, pointing the finger of… Continue reading

Fox News Radio National Tour

On the heels of the tragic events in Newtown CT, the subject of video game violence has once again been thrust in the spotlight. As the discussion reached critical mass, Fox News Radio… Continue reading

Norway killer cites video games as training tools

Anders Behring Breivik, who has confessed to killing 77 people in Norway last summer, told the court Thursday that he used video games to help him train for his massacre. Specifically, Breivik claims he… Continue reading