News analysis: Deadly games – They’re bloody. But can they make you a killer?

News analysis: Deadly games – They’re bloody. But can they make you a killer?No, says a major new report, but one mother still blames them for the murder of her son. So what does virtual slaughter do to the brain? The article goes on to say “‘Some research in the US appears to support the hypothesis that playing video games can make people more aggressive,’ says the BBFC, whose job it is to evaluate and certify the goriest. But while players may lose track of time and become ‘zombie-like’ after hours in a fantasy world, the BBFC believes they are unlikely to want to kill anyone for real.”

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/crime/article2472070.ece

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