Blaming video games for real life tragedies is racist, suggests psychologist

CVG: Every year, we're never short of media outlets and commentators keen to link violent tragedies and gaming. Just this week, they've had more cause than usual - with Oslo mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik himself calling Modern Warfare 2 a "training simulator" for his distressing actions.

But, according clinical psychologist Christopher Ferguson - an expert on video game violence and mass killings at Texas A&M International University - those who seek to make this connection aren't just wrong. They might well be racist.

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Pikajew2611d ago (Edited 2611d ago )

I blame Movies, shows and music

because they are a lot more popular

Also these people who kill are psychos from birth

The media just brings it out

Inside_out2611d ago (Edited 2611d ago )

SOoooooo, the next time they say it was video games that caused something like this, then we can call them racist white, if a white guy did it then it', I got it, it's racist so this psychiatrist guy can become famous for such a outlandish opinion and this web site can generate hits...yeah, sum ting like dat...0_o

btw...I saw that headline and thought, damn, is it Sunday already, that HHG guy sure is a funny lad. ;D