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Why the Norway massacre/games links are understandable, if not justifiable

As the apparent links between the horrendous Norway massacre and videogames continue to pour in, BeefJack looks at why the reports are understandable – even if they’re not justifiable.

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KING_KAI2313d ago (Edited 2313d ago )

Games should not be the blame for any incidents in real life. If someone see's something in a game and then acts it out in real life, this is not the games thought, the person should never be allowed to play the game. This boils down to the sick twisted mind of the offender. What happened in norway is sad, i hope the guy gets strapped to a bomb and sent straight into the taliban HQ, coz hes just as bad as them.

vicheous2313d ago

Sad days for everyone here my toughts are with you all! And everyone should know now that this attack was political nothinng else! This was NOT a rampage cause he played to much WOW or COD!

-Norwegian

MrDead2313d ago (Edited 2313d ago )

He was also a religious fanatic so do we ban or heavily edit the bible because it influenced him? The guy was sick and twisted end of story.

Sharingan_no_Kakashi2313d ago

Actually, he wasn't a religious fanatic. In his manifesto he describes himself as a "Christian Atheist". Which basically means he only holds Christian values as part of his culture and politics. Not because he actually believes it.

MrDead2313d ago (Edited 2313d ago )

Sorry. He was also a Christian Atheist so do we ban or heavily edit the bible because it influenced him? The point was no matter what people say his influences and politics where the fact of the matter is he was an evil man who did a sick thing.

spektical2313d ago

games are not the cause of violence, its the morons holding the guns, who usually come out of violent homes.

its actually parents who should be blamed, but we all know thats a topic that is usually thrown out the window, and we move to blame the easiest thing... games.

Dlacy13g2313d ago

Well written little piece there. Indeed sometimes people are just wired wrong... nothing you can do about it, you just hope they are getting the help they need.

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