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Violent video games "exhilarating escapism": survey

Players of violent video games believe they are just "exhilarating" escapism which does not desensitize them to real-life mayhem, according to a new survey of one of the entertainment industry's fastest growing sectors.

However, gamers do concede that people "who are already unhinged in some way" may be pushed over the edge if they play violent games obsessively. (Culture)

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