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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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