MP Keith Vaz links Counter-Strike to Swedish shooting

MP Keith Vaz links Counter-Strike to Swedish shooting

Nov 18, 2010

Labour MP Keith Vaz is at it again, with another very calm, collected and certainly not unreasonable jab at videogames being responsible for murder. This time Mr Vaz has claimed that Valve’s ever popular online first-person shooter Counter-Strike is “associated” with the recent shootings in Malmo, Sweden, which caused one death and up to 15 attempted...

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