ESA Leadership Desk: Science Says Video Games Don’t Cause Real-World Violence

Video games are about more than fun. They make us better thinkers, more creative, more curious, and bring us closer together. Thanks to the passion of video game developers, publishers, and players across the globe, the future of interactive entertainment is brighter than ever before.

Essential Facts About Video Games and Violence

Blaming video games for violence in the real world is no more productive than blaming the news media for bringing violent crime into our homes night after night. Numerous authorities have examined the scientific record and found that it does not establish any causal link between media content and real-life violence.

2018 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry

ESA surveys more than 4,000 American households (including the heads of and most frequent gamers within each household) about their video game playing habits and attitudes, resulting in these survey results for 2018.

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