The last word(s) on Video Game Violence?

Leave it to Karl Pilkington, erstwhile sidekick of Ricky Gervais and one-man confusionist, to sum up the video games violence question almost perfectly.

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Via Reddit.

He is, of course, entirely correct.  Which iteration of “Grand Theft Auto” was Hitler playing in the 1930′s, pray tell,  or was he more of a hardcore “Doom” player?

Where were psychopaths getting their ideas in the 19th century? Did they eagerly turn the pages of the hottest contemporary novels in a hunt for hot new killing techniques or did a parlour game or two provide adequate influence to pep up a subsequent evening of sociopathic endeavour?

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I’m happy for video gaming critics to get their way and have the availability of violent media restricted – will this dangerous work of unrestrained blood-lust and marrow-chilling slaughter be falling under their purview too?  No?  What a twist!

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