Games for Change has released a video response to the White House’s violent video game reel and it’s actually quite inspiring. The video features gorgeous and heartwarming moments from a variety of games displaying the medium’s ability to foster empathy and wonder. The video is meant to counter the violent reel depicting a series of gory video game deaths.

Following the horrifying February 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead, President Donald Trump announced his intentions to meet with some of the gaming industry’s prominent leaders to discuss the effect violence in video games may have on young gamers. At the meeting, Trump aired a short clip featuring violent moments in gaming that depicted deaths by gunshot, stabbing, and blunt force trauma. Several lawmakers have blamed violent games for these types of tragedies and have proposed ...

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