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First Person Shooters (Games)

+ - Violence isn't why people play video games->

Submitted by YenTheFirst
YenTheFirst (1056960) writes "Violence in video games has been part of the medium from the very beginning, and has been a point of controversy with politicians. Surprisingly, though, a study finds that violence is not a major factor in a player's enjoyment of a game. More important are feelings of competency and control. Players had as much fun playing a sanitized version of Halo 2 as the original.
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