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A person playing a first-person shooter video game like Halo or Unreal Tournament must make decisions quickly.
Video games often allow players to stop an alien invasion, defeat the bad guy and save the world. However, realistic looking opponents in games could increase aggression in the players.
Bethesda Softworks announced Wolfenstein: The New Order is slated for release later this year for the PC, Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360, as well as “next generation consoles.”
Teenagers who are highly exposed to violent video games—three or more hours per day—show blunted physical and psychological responses to playing a violent game.
A report from Ohio State researchers suggests that people who are frustrated in their attempts to cheat or steal are more likely to be attracted to violent video games.
A new Ohio State University study is the first to provide evidence that the negative side effects from playing video games can actually build and grow over time.
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