Video games and violence, what does the research say?

So some people in high places have repeated the claim that violence games cause violence. But what does the research say? Well, the answer is less clear cut than one might think.

Studies range from

To be clear: every study has it’s limitations, but there is also something peculiar with the people doing the research:

But there is a very simple question to ask. If video games alone would be the cause of mass murders, how come they happen in one country much more than in another?

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