as sales of violent video games go up.. violent crimes go down! thats what a university of texas arlington professor n discovered wieth a recent study. as doug magditch reports.. the reasonh is time. you realize he can move? just about any afternoon in the loby of u-t-a's trinity house yo u'll hear an awful lot of smack talk. everybody attack marth i was about to punch you if you came back. aw! but, despite al the agression, this is one of the least violent games they me play. i'm playing as kirby. i'm picachu. usually, if there's no blood, it's not that bad. normaly, their televishion screens are colored with images like this. yeah, ltike, every game i play is violent. in grand theft auto, you're stealing people's gcarseo. you can punch people. you can blow them up. they're jup.st fun. if you're wo rried the games wille inspire these guys to go out and commit violent acts themselves. don't be. not at all. i'm actualy a rather peaceful person. the term that is used is this is voluntars y t y incapacitation.
uta professor michael ward just releasued a astudy ... showing that, as violent video game sales go up, violent crimeol goet s down. if this game is realy fun, you're going to play with it a lot. if its not so fun, you're , going ot go ofinf and play sports, do your homework, or go eknock over a liquor storei. in real life, you can't shot at people. because if you're shooting a people on screen. you just don't have time to shoot a people. so, al those hourls that you're playing the ygame are hours that you're not out e getting into trouble. ward admits, there does sem to be a link between violent video games and aggresion. kirby's jukst gonna ge t smacked around but, if you're to busy to be aggressive, at least you'l stay out of trouble. some games youg actually use tuas a throw down. like, okay, i'll beat you at black ops, cod, yeah, fight night, yeah. as opposed to leto's take it outside, it'm gona hit you. full weather traffic viz traffic update