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Last Updated: Thursday May 07 2009 07:06 GMT

Germany considers video games ban

Ricky in Germany

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Violent video games have come under attack in Germany after a school shooting there in March.

Fifteen people, including school children died after a former student got hold of a gun belonging to his dad.

Police, politicians and the families of those who died all pointed to the fact the gunman played gory video games.

They've now called for a total ban on violent videogames.

Some gaming stores have already removed DVDs and video games with over-18s ratings on them.

But not everyone in Germany agrees there's a link between violent video games and school shootings.

Politicians there are keen to push through the ban. If it happens other countries in the UK could consider it too.

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