Video games dont cause mass shootings. But gamer culture encourages hate

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“Consider the default video game protagonist: white, male and with a gun in hand as the solution to every problem. Meanwhile, in games from Smash TV to Super Mario, the default female character functions as a reward at the end of the adventure. Now that players are becoming more diverse, these tropes feel dated. But rather than change with the times, some revanchist players feel like their culture is being stolen a sense of aggrieved resentment that will seem familiar to anyone whos watched a Trump rally.” Brianna Wu says.

[Source: washingtonpost.com ]

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