Psychologically speaking it's actually sex. The brain differentiates false violence from real violence, it does not do so with sex (although that also includes violent sex). So the only thing that has potential to cause permanent damage are thing sexual in nature. Keep in mind positive realistic depictions of sex, are fine and would be welcome, what we have gotten so far though is pretty far from healthy or even realistic. It is used as a reward for buttering a character up and making them feel special (even if you are doing the same process over multiple "partners") and is the incentive for relationships in games, rather than being the small part it is supposed to play. It promotes promiscuity with none of the real life consequences which unlike violence aren't as engrained in the psyche. In short anyone who chose violence is provably wrong.
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Violence has been a standard form of human entertainment since the dawn of human civilization. It was REAL violence then, gladiators would smash open the heads of REAL people, and the crowds would cheer.
Sorry, there were no sex games for people to watch. It's a way some living creatures breed, there's nothing entertaining about that. Stop trying to justify you lust and perversions by attacking violence. We're incredibly tame nowadays, since all our forms of violent entertainment use FAKE violence, unlike what our ancestors did.