Persuasive Essay On Video Games And Violence

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Video Games and Violence In today’s world, one of the big topics is whether video games cause violence. I strongly believe that it isn’t the case. Having been an avid gamer for most of my life and knowing thousands more, I have seen first-hand video games do not cause violence. I know you don’t want to just take my word for it, so I will show you through others as well.
Video games in their entirety do not cause violence. When you look at the games that are out now, most depict events in life past or present. Others go on a fairy tale ride that most people can discern the difference. One of the biggest games of all time that go on the fairy tale ride is Grand Theft Auto. GTA has been one of the best-selling and most controversial games ever made Kids from all ages play it with many adults advocating for its ban. I have played and enjoyed this game myself over the years with friends and random people on the internet. Everyone that I have come across can always discern the difference between the game and real life. The game itself has a beginning, middle, and end. The main goal is to get to the end. Sure, you have to do some questionable things along the way but at the end of the day there has been no proof to link this game to the real-world violence and crimes. A study was preformed and written on called Grand Theft Childhood. In this study/book it states that “They found a correlation between boys playing Mature-rated games and certain aggressive acts and other

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