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Security analyst blames increasing violent crimes on unregulated gaming centres

Adam Bonaa, is a security and safety expert with more than 20 years of experience Security and safety expert, Adam Bonaa, wants security agencies to their attention to video game centres dotted across the urban areas. Mr Bonaa believes violent video games exposed to the youth at these gaming centres, coupled with the rise of unregulated internet and social media is contributing to the rise of violent crimes like armed robbery. “These days the internet …

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Violent Video Games Don’t Belong In The Olympics, IOC President Says

Earlier this month, it was reported that representatives for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games were talking to the International Olympic Committee about potentially adding a competitive gaming tournament to the global event. That could still happen, but if it does, don’t expect “violent” video games to be included. Thomas Bach, the president of the IOC, told the South China Morning Post that violent video games run counter to “Olympic values,” that is, to promote …

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Dishonored: Death of the Outsider’s new abilities turn it into a violent strategy game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Billie Lurk is the star attraction of Dishonored’s upcoming Death of the Outsider DLC. So ditch your crush on the expansion’s titular edgelord and ready your blade; the equally well-dressed and probably as deadly Lurk should be your new obsession. You won’t be sparing many lives in this latest adventure through Karnaca, either. That’s not because Lurk is in any way tough to play stealthily, but rather because she’s so …

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Actually, violent video games don’t create violent children, study says

Fans of video games have spent decades insisting that there is no causal link between playing violent titles and engaging in violent real-world behavior. New data supports their assertions. A the scholars behind Dutch study published in the April 2017 edition of the “Journal of Youth and Adolescence” called “Video Gaming and Children’s Psychosocial Wellbeing: A Longitudinal Study” studied 194 children at two periods separated by one year. Their findings should be generally comforting for parents who have concerns …

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‘Violent’ Video Games Don’t Cause Later Aggression in Kids, According to New Longitudinal Study

In the early aughts (2000s), some researchers confidently asserted that clear evidence linked ‘violent’ video games (an emotional but vague term) to aggression in children. Since then, the research evidence has fractured considerably with more and more studies coming out finding no evidence that video games meaningfully influence aggression. Longitudinal studies that track children over time have, for the most part, found little convincing evidence that children experience harm due to playing ‘violent’ games. Now, …

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Nidhogg 2 is a more violent, more colourful successor to the indie duelling game

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Nidhogg is a game of crazy and tense duels between two people usually screaming at a screen. It’s one of my all-time favourite local multiplayer games. Now it’s getting a sequel, and it looks pretty different. The footage above is from the PS4 version, but it’s also coming to PC.  While you’re here, check out the best indie games on PC. The most obvious difference is that the minimalist aesthetic …

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