Problems surrounding concepts on what is violence or aggressive behaviour. Correlation - some kind of relationship - not a causal relationship - key. Despite highly publicized tragedies like the columbine massacre, sandy hook elementary or. For a lot of people in the older generation, video game playing might be something they don"t understand so they separate themselves. Also because it is simplified - it is a simply explanation for a complex event. Toppo (2015): the number of violent youth offenders has dropped by more than 50% from. The release of new violent video games has also been linked to a decrease in homicide rates for months after the event. We need to be more skeptile of individuals or of research. We might have to push aside the idea of video game playing and increase in crimes because this is decreasing in society. But this doesn"t mean that video game playing can"t increase aggression in other aspects of life.