Video games and surveys, don’t they seem to go hand in hand these days? If violent video games cause violence or not is still up in the air, but at least now we can prove that violent games can help reduce stress. Which a lot of probably knew already. In a study conducted by Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson at Texas A&M International University, 103 participants were given a frustrating task [...]
Okay, let's talk a little serious business. In America, there is currently a case going up to the Supreme court called "Schwarzenegger vs. EMA". This is about the dear California governator wanting to make sales of violent video games to minors illegal. This sounds all well and good on the surface, but it carries some serious consequences.
I’m more and more fascinated by the number of people playing video games, especially when I hear things like this. Karmapa Lama Trinley Dorje (try saying it five times fast), the only Buddhist leader recognised by China, plays videogames in order to attain inner peace and serenity. I kid you not. “The aggression that comes out in the video game satiates whatever desire I might have to express that feeling,” [...]