Shrink: Doom Deprivation May Have Sparked Columbine Massacre

Video game critics commonly hold that violent video games, including Doom, contributed to the 1999 Columbine massacre. But an Oregon psychiatrist theorizes that not being able to play Doom may have been a far more significant factor in the murderous rampage carried out by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.

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MK_Red5795d ago (Edited 5795d ago )

Here we go again, another dumb crazy attention-seeking moron blames Doom for the massacre. At least try newer games like GTA... And isn't now a little late to say that. We already had all kinds of law-suits against id and now I think we should be talking about more intense and dangerous problems of this age.

Dr Pepper5795d ago (Edited 5795d ago )

Did you read the last part of the article? Where the army of crazed WoW players is brought up? WTF!?

ShiftyLookingCow5795d ago

it was an interesting and hilarious read to say the least. I wish I was good at photoshop, yay 9 million zombie rampage!!!

HeavyweightInTheGame5795d ago

Keep blaming video games it'll get you nowhere. Thats the dumbest most poorest excuse. Me, I love Doom!

Staircase5795d ago

I wonder if that commenter was really Jack Thompson. I doubt it, but god do I wish that guy would go die in a hole.

HeavyweightInTheGame5795d ago

Agreed. He is the root of evil to all gamers.

Dr Pepper5795d ago

Betrayed by a fellow Oregonian. :(

LeonSKennedy4Life5794d ago

It's ohkay.

I feel your pain. My governor is taking more and more money from me everyday.

(i live in illinois)


i rule5795d ago

did we eliminate the phrase just plain crazy from the english language?? Stop trying to blame every one else! the Parents, schools, and local police are at fault. Ultimately, the responsibility lies with the two nut bars that carried out the acts

Dr Pepper5795d ago

Nowadays, they always seem to be trying to blame something besides the person. They seem obsessed with it.

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