Violent Video Games Are Partically to Blame

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School shooting have rocked the nation in the past decade, school bullying and now, cyber bullying are also seem to be on the rise. Across the nation more and more people are becoming victims of the people committing these wicked acts. Citizens and congressman are frantecly looking for someone or something to blame. Politicians and its voters don’t always seem to agree on much but both managed to agree that violent video games are at least partially to blame. However this is not the Salem witch trails, we need proof before we as a nation take any drastic action. So, is there any scientific proof that exhibits a link between acts of violence and playing violent video games? In this essay we will analyze arguments and research of people against and for this argument. Today about 97% of teenagers play or have played video games wether it be Sniper Elite Nazi Zombie Army on a console such as Xbox 360 or farmville on Facebook. About 70% of those who play vidoe games also play gaems rated M for mature, these games are intented for a mature audience and usually have a minumum age rstriction of 17 years of age(Lenhart 1). Right off the bat you can see why there is such a tremendous concern on wether or not games can cause people to act violently. Were talking about 7 out of every 10 kids being potentially at risk. That is why it is so important that scientific research to be done. However up in till recently very little research has been done to show siginificant data to fully

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