As part of an initiative to address gun violence in America after the Newtown school shootings, the Vice President of the United States answered questions today in a Google Hangout. The subject of video games—and the medium's possible correlation to violent behavior—came up and the video above capture Biden's…
On Friday, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met at the White House with video game industry leaders and researchers to talk about school shootings, violent video games, and Blastman III.
What did the Vice President of the United States and the leaders of the video game industry talk about today at the White House during today's meeting by the VP's Sandy Hook task force? Other than Blastman III?
"Censoring violent comic books did not reduce juvenile delinquency or increase literacy," reasons the International Game Developers Association. "It decimated the production of one of the few kinds of literature that at-risk youths read for pleasure."
The head of the Entertainment Software Association, Michael Gallagher, will be meeting with vice president Joe Biden on Friday as part of the U.S. Vice President's efforts to find sensible actions that could avert future tragedies like the Sandy Hook Shooting.
Later this week, Vice President Joe Biden will be hosting a panel looking at ways to reduce the level of gun violence in the United States. According to a report on Bloomberg, he's invited the NRA, along with "gun-control advocates, victims of shootings and representatives of the movie and video game industry".