Game journalists can defend gaming all they want, but when two child psychologists come to defend it, then that's something.
Doctors Dave Verhaagen and Frank Gaskill: "Why would a couple of child psychologists come to the defense of violent video games? Some legislative initiatives and public opinions across the country are based on fallacious assumptions, personal biases, political posturing and weak science. Common sense tells you that you don't let an elementary school kid or an older child with a history of aggressive behavior play Grand Theft Auto. But that same common sense tells you that if 90 percent of households have owned or rented a video game every year - while the juvenile crime rate has been going down for more than a decade - then a little Halo 3 never hurt anybody..."