Violent Video Games That Caused Controversy

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  • violent video games
  • NRA Rifle Range, violent video games
  • Doom, video games
  • Grand Theft Auto Series, video games
  • Mortal Kombat Series, video games
  • Manhunt, Video Games
  • Call of Duty Series, Video Games
  • Soldier of Fortune, Video Games
  • God of War Series
  • Postal, Video Games
  • MadWorld, Video Games
  • Super Columbine Massacre, Video Games

Sending the Wrong Message?

On Wednesday, President Obama unveiled a $500 million plan aimed at curbing gun violence, calling on lawmakers to take aggressive steps to ensure guns stay out of the wrong hands. Video games have long taken heat for encouraging violent behavior by glorifying grisly scenes of murder, torture and dismemberment. Keep reading for a look at 10 violent video games that have come under fire. Britt Middleton

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