worry that as the games get more violent and more realistic, so does their power to blur the line between fantasy and reality in alienated gamers. Harris and Klebold, who killed 12 fellowstudents and a teacher in 1999, were reportedly obsessed with “Doom.” Seung-Hui Cho, the 23-year-old who killed 32 people at Virginia Tech University in 2007, was, according to theWashington Post, a big fan of violent video games, specifically “Counterstrike.”Three more killers, Aurora, Colo., movie theater gunman James Holmes, Jared Lee Loughner,who killed six and injured 13, including Rep. Gabby Giffords, in a 2011 Arizona shooting, and Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo, all were active video game players. Wiegel also cited thecase of Devin Moore, an Alabama teen with no history of violence when he was brought in by police on a minor traffic violation. Once inside the police station, he took a gun from a policeofficer and shot three officers, then stole a police cruiser to make his escape.Adam Lanza 'spent hours with game just like Anders Breivik' There are more than 40 millioncopies of
Call of Duty
in the U.S.Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis heard 'voices in head' after playing violent videogames up to 18 hours a day .The former navy reservist played "shoot 'em up" games like Call of Duty - with his best friend saying the games pushed his dark side. The Call of Duty games have been linked to other mass killings including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Breivik and murders at a Jewish school in Toulouse by Mohammed Merah.Breivik said he spent up to 16 hours a day playing the game in preparation for the attack. AndersBehring Breivik, terrorist attack resulted in the death of 77 people on July 22, 2011, in Norway,admitted to playing violent video games like
to plan for the killings.US police probe Call of Duty link in Chris Lane shooting - THE role of violent video games,drugs and potential links to gangs in a neighbouring city are being probed by Oklahomadetectives investigating the murder of Australian baseballer Chris Lane. Wade Michael Pagenamed as temple gunman, Page previously served in the U.S. military, psychological operations,Psyops are not confined to the military and usually span a number agencies, including the CIA,DIA, NSC, NSA, and SAIC.On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members in amass murder atSandy Hook Elementary Schoolin the village of Sandy Hook in
Before driving to the school, Lanza shot and killed his mother Nancy attheir Newtown home, As first responders arrived, he committed suicideby shooting himself inthe head.Adam Lanza stayed at home mostly, a witness said, playing video games such as "Callof Duty." Newtown shooter Adam Lanza had the capacity to kill thousands more: it only took the20-year-old just five minutes to kill 26 people
An Iowa boy says he killed and attempted to rapehis mother after she took away
Call of Duty.
His mother, Gretchen Crooks, had confiscated hisvideo game about three hours before she was shot to death, an act believed to spark the fit of ragethat led to her killing.It was the first homicide reported in that town since 1898.