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The Oslo Massacre and Violent Video Games: the Facts 343

Posted by Soulskill
from the broken-record dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Media hysteria is once again blaming a real life massacre on violent video games. But looking at every single gaming reference in the Oslo killer's manifesto shows that such accusations are ridiculous. He played games to unwind from plotting and used them to mask his activities."
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The Oslo Massacre and Violent Video Games: the Facts

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  • Re:Well (Score:3, Funny)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday July 25, 2011 @06:27PM (#36876774)

    angry Muslims

    Angry Muslims? Is that the game where the birds throw themselves at pigs, effectively committing suicide bombings?
    (in a perfect world, I wouldn't have to post this anonymously...)

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