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    I doubt it, we've had desperate puritans trying to prove it for decades and they've still got nothing, violent crime has been falling during the same time violent video game use has shot up and when shooting game sales are at their highest, crime numbers tend to drop.
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    Yes that's what happened with manhunt.
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    Yes Because Hitler's used to play call of duty on the PS4 and the vikings used to play GTA 5
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    No.

    GTA V has sold over 80 million copies and is pretty violent. You would have thought we would have seen a worldwide crime wave following its release. We didn't, nothing changed.
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    (Original post by Anfanny)
    Yes that's what happened with manhunt.
    Easily one of the most boring, over hyped games in existence
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    Never heard of a study ever definitively proving it so gonna go with no.
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    (Original post by Retired_Messiah)
    Never heard of a study ever definitively proving it so gonna go with no.
    A study would never prove it, it would only support the hypothesis that video games increase levels of aggression. Trouble is, even though there are a few studies that conclude that video games do increase violence and aggression, there are the same number if not more studies that find the opposite.
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    nope. I'm a huge gamer and I'm a pacifist
    All media is violent so it's an issue with the person and they need mental help
    Although admittedly the dark maze in Persona 5 annoyed me because an enemy causing fear then using Ghastly Wail straight after is BS
 
 
 
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