Last updated on: 9/23/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Do violent video games contribute to youth violence?

Video games are a $21.5 billion industry in the United States, and more than half of the 50 top-selling video games contain violence. Critics argue that violent video games desensitize players to violence and reward them for simulating violence. Proponents argue that violent video games provide a safe outlet for aggressive feelings and help to reduce crime. Our updated website features many new sources, statistics, arguments, and other research in the debate over violent video games.