Violent video games became the reason for shooting in US schools

60% of children playing such games want to shoot a gun

Are violent video games behind shooting incidents in the US?

A research has claimed that children who watch or play video games with gun violence are more inclined to hold the gun and press its trigger.

Donald Trump, who was the US President in 2019, also linked the shooting incident to hate and violent video games.

The American Psychological Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children and adolescents should not play violent video games.

2012: Shooter at Connecticut school used to play school shooting game

2018: Attacker in Florida played violent video games for 15 hours

2009: The shooter in Germany was also fond of video games

These incidents were directly linked to violent video games