Take-Two CEO Responds to Violent Video Games Backlash; 'Pointing Fingers at Videogames Is Disrespectful'


Mass shootings and violent crimes plague america, and recently, influential people in politics, including President Mr . trump pointed fingers towards violent video games.

It re-ignited the connection between violent video games and aggressive behaviour argument. Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick, who owns 2K, Rockstar and Private Division’s parent company, voiced his opinion around the matter on CNBC's Mad Money. He discussed the importance of entertainment material inside a person’s live, and just how exactly the same materials are consumed internationally, yet only America are afflicted by these recurring incidents.

You and that i are both fathers. We're sons, we're siblings. This is a terrible tragedy. A senseless tragedy. It's fun to talk about entertainment, but lives were lost. The truth is that it's disrespectful towards the victims and the families to point the finger at entertainment.

Entertainment belongs to people's daily joy, and it's consumed worldwide, and it's the same worldwide. Gun violence is uniquely American. That has got to change, which will change when we address the real issues.

What is the stance on video games’ connection to mass shootings and violent acts? It had been proven several times they aren’t connected, yet people claim they are. Let us know your opinion within the comments below.


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