Biden, who is currently campaigning to become the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, shared his opinions in an interview with the New York Times.
As for which game executive Biden was referring to as a creep, Kotaku has some theories about who the person might be, including EA’s then-CEO John Riccitiello.
“And then one of these righteous people said to me that, you know, 'We are the economic engine of America.
And fortunately I had done a little homework before I went and I said, you know, I find it fascinating,” Biden continued.
During 2013, while he was vice president, he proposed an additional tax on violent media, including violent games.
Despite numerous studies showing no link between violent video games and real-life violent crimes, we’ve seen several politicians suggesting extra taxes be added to the titles.
It led to the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) saying that games should not be made a scapegoat for the gun violence problem. »