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Don't blame violence on video games

Playing video games is often linked to gun violence, even though research has shown that there is no link between the two

Last week, United States President Donald Trump met some of the top executives in the video-gaming industry to discuss violence in video games.

It was part of Mr Trump's response to the Parkland school shooting in Florida last month, which claimed 17 lives and wounded many.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 14, 2018, with the headline 'Don't blame violence on video games'. Subscribe