On Murder Simulators

By |2017-09-08T21:43:02+00:00January 5th, 2014|Categories: Video Games|Tags: , , , , |

“Murder simulator” has been one of the most popular rhetorical sledgehammers in the national FUD campaign against violent video games. Popularized by Dave Grossman in his 1996 book On Killing, the phrase was repeatedly used by provacateur Jack Thompson and the mainstream media when attempting to tie violent video games to real-life killings.

The term wasn’t just hyperbolic – […]