It’s something that has become so commonplace in modern times. Whenever there is a shooting in the US, which is now unfortunately taking place on a regular basis, a scapegoat is pointed out. Of course video games is one of those ‘easy to blame’ mediums. The two mass shooting events over the weekend were a low point in US history and Trump once again blamed games for it.
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If you’re a gamer who enjoys shooters and have to date not hurt a living being, then you’re very much like most gamers on earth – capable of separating fictional from reality. Thankfully the former president of Nintendo in the US, Reggie Fils-Aime, took a stand to back the games industry. Instead of us trying to interpret his words, it’s probably best for you to read it for yourself:
Facts are facts. pic.twitter.com/sSEbdYZcgE— Reggie Fils-Aime (@Reggie) August 6, 2019
It’s frustrating to once again see games being blamed when the rest of the world does not have this problem at all. We think it’s fair to say that Reggie speaks for us all with those words.