I know this is old news to many gamers, But when I read this, I immediately laughed but then got angry at how serious nonsense like this is… Behold, Wayne Lapierre and the NRA have got a vendetta against violent games, because in their mind, they have to scapegoat violent entertainment like all these gun nuts do all the time. In a lot of cases, I have seen, Gun Nuts tend to be anti-gamers. Which is worse, violent games or people Selling tools of REAL violence, that only a nutcase like Lanza or Harris would want to use to harm real people in a school shooting… Where are the other Millions of gamers committing school shootings once per week in the country, caused by their constant “exposure to violent games”. They don’t exist. That’s right, because Gamers for the most part Are not violent… The Few shooters that committed mass school shootings like Harris had Other Issues, like being raped by the police (!!! The real cause for columbine !!! not violent games!!! ), we don’t even know Lanza’s issue yet… Yet the scapegoating from the Nationalist Rhetoric ASSociation continues… hmm… So the NRA has to stifle the blame for something they may have caused. If they had nothing to do with this, why all the publicity on attacking a violent flash game that Doesn’t exist anymore (Kindergarten Killers) ?
It’s not the first time some random 10 year old super violent game like Postal 2 has been used as an excuse to attack the gaming industry (in the media after Brown VS EMA dozens of articles kept on spewing nonsense about 99% of violent games having features like “peeing on kids”, that were, Surprise(!) only found in Postal 2, One Damn game!!! ) But in this case the game was a random flash game hosted on a website that deleted it later, newgrounds.com, and the gaming industry, has Nothing to do with it… It’s like Lapoopierre decided to look around for ONE game, flash or not that had murdering little kids part of it. He couldn’t find a single one marketed by the Industry as a real ESRB rated title (because it doesn’t exist, DUH! – Despite how many idiots after columbine in newspapers tried to call Doom a School Shooting Simulator… More on that later).
To make things worse, this game wasn’t even POPULAR on newgrounds.com. It was taken down in 2008! It hardly was a Big Smash hit all the 2 year olds are playing behind their mothers back because the “ESRB rated it teen like they do to all uber violent games because the industry is selling filth to our toddlers!”. Bullshit. This game wasn’t even a real Boxed game. But you know what? Do the NRA really care? Of course they dont! Because it’s the scapegoat for the industry they have chosen and it will be used as proof that all violent ESRB rated games are like that in millions of biased, stupid, payed for by the NRA, news articles next. Mark my words. Just like Postal 2, which also wasn’t even remotely popular, and crappy too…
The worst thing, is this game is the LAST you want to use as a scapegoat. It is so Amateurly made… It is gory, but it has super hand drawn graphics that make it look so cheap, that trying to call it a “realistic depiction of real school violence” (they will try this…) is utterly stupid. You can’t even move around in the game, it’s all aiming and killing. If you kill the kids in each of the scenes, who all fight back(! – WTF! Yes they are all armed!!! Highly realistic… ) you go to the next scene. If you don’t you die. It’s strictly a flash shooting gallery game, sick, yes, disgusting, yes, but Realistic and bound to make kids shoot up a real school? NO WAY IN Hell. Too cartoony. Even a 10 year old can tell it’s not real life….
That’s besides the point here. The point is the NRA scapegoating is using something (on purpose) to demean 99% of the violent games that aren’t even that violent, and don’t have this kind of disgusting purpose (shooting up a school). A previous article of mine debunked 5 extra violent game myths using a spreadsheet documenting all 605 PC FPS game releases. One was the idea that all violent games are uber violent… I quote:
“Ok… This isn’t so much a claim but a pattern among articles “damning”
Violent video games. These articles use examples from 1 or 2 violent
games that are what I call “Uber Violent” games as proof that
“most games” are like them. Uber violent games are a rare thing.
What’s the definition of “Uber violent games”? Games that are so
violent that most people would find them tastlessly violent.
Out of all 605 FPS games ever made, only 4.46% are “Uber Violent”
like this. Only 14.81% of all 81 Popular FPS games could be
considered Uber Violent. These “Popular Uber Violent” Fps games
only make 1.98% of all FPS games ever released! (605)”
That’s right, this 1 Example of a game that isn’t a real Game marketed by the industry is being used
to demean Thousands of games that don’t even come close, simulated combat with aliens/demons/zombies/etc is being scapegoated for causing the shooting, by using an example from a poorly done FAN MADE CRAPPY ARCADE GAME…. Yeah… NRA is really pushing it…. The nonsense continues.
- The BS witchhunt over video game “violence” has thus errupted again!!!! (Sandy Hook School Shooting Paranoia) (erosionoffreedom.wordpress.com)
- CCFC starts the next load of nonsense scapegoating of violent games in their NYT Article. (erosionoffreedom.wordpress.com)
- Moron right wing christian nutcase compares violent games and pedophilia (also blames violent games for sandy hook shooting) (erosionoffreedom.wordpress.com)
- Calif. state Senator says gamers have ‘no credibility’ and a ‘lust for violence’ (polygon.com)
- Violent Media And You (bwmedia.wordpress.com)
- Game-Opposing Senator Calls NRA’s Attack on Violent Games ‘Pathetic’ (complex.com)
- California senator calls NRA’s reaction to violent games ‘pathetic and unacceptable’ (polygon.com)
- Defending violent video games: The NRA is not your friend edition (digitaltrends.com)
- NRA Releases iPhone Shooter After Blaming Video Games For School Shootings (forbes.com)
- NRA – Gun’s Don’t Kill People, Movies & Video Games Do. Say what now? (epicagames.com)