Gaming violence in the USA: The renewed wave of guilt
A new shooting in the United States has put the spotlight back on gaming
The most recent mass shooting in the
has put the spotlight back on violent video games.
As is the case every time, a section of the population and the media have blamed
for turning the peaceful population into mass murderers.
As might be expected, outrage has spread through the gaming community, tired of being blamed for the crimes of others.
Studies have already attested to the fact that video games do not elicit any kind of violent behaviour from users
but it seems that the hobby's detractors are still blind to reality.
One person took to Twitter to essentially suggest creators of
violent video games
are part of the problem when it comes to
"If you work on a video game that uses modern-day firearms to shoot other humans you need a real hard look in the mirror tonight," he tweeted.