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6. I've grown up in the video game generation
Mon Dec 17, 2012, 02:46 PM
Dec 2012

and have played several shooters, a few competitively in tournaments. I'd say that in general they do not. However, I would concede that for a few individuals, perhaps those prone to violence and aggression already, they have the potential for promoting it or desensitizing the user to violent imagery and actions.

That said, myself and everyone I know who play first person shooters are certainly not more violent because they play them.

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