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The rise of non-violent games
While rhetoric goes on that connects real-life violence to violent games, media keep citing research that defies any linear correlation between the two.
Vox posted a chart showing that the roots of gun-related violence clearly lie elsewhere than the game consumption.
Credit image: Vox
Other studies indicate that games, specifically violent in nature, are a good way for people to let their natural aggression out on digital opponents,
Shares of EA and other video game companies plummet after Trump links games to mass shootings
Acts of violence are once again blamed on video games. US President Donald Trump implicated games as the reason for two shootings in Texas that killed more than 30 people. Following Trump’s speech, biggest game publishers saw their shares sink.