Just a game? Unjustified virtual violence produces guilt in empathetic players

T. Hartmann, E. Toz, M. Brandon

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Abstract

Many avid gamers discount violent conduct in video games as morally insignificant as "it is just a game." However, recent debates among users, regarding video games featuring inappropriate forms of virtual violence, suggest a more complex truth. Two ex- periments (N
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-363
JournalMedia Psychology
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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