Tag Archives: Sandy Hook
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 22:29 GMT
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 16:06 GMT
The gunman responsible for the Sandy Hook school shooting was so obsessed with video games, that he created a score sheet filled with the names of past serial killers in an attempt to out-score’ them. That’s the claim of a new report by the New York Daily Times.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 10:50 GMT
During a panel discussion on the correlation between videogames and acts of violence, ex-FBI profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole has stated that while games are used during the agency’s threat assessment of potentially violent individuals, it does not consider games to be a direct catalyst for violence.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 09:14 GMT
Detectives in Connecticut are investigating alleged links between the Sandy Hook school shootings and the killer’s love of violent videogames. A new report has suggested that the shooter owned thousands of dollars worth og violent titles, and that the shooting was his way of emulating them.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 | 15:01 GMT
Subsequent action following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings – be it a recently proposed congressional bill geared towards researching violent games – or other measures will not affect game sales, Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has predicted.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 13:00 GMT
US Senator Jay Rockefeller has proposed a new bill to congress that – if passed- would task the National Academy of Sciences with thoroughly researching the impact of violent games and other violent media on the young minds. If passed, the bill could result in the largest study into the effects of violent games ever conducted.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 10:48 GMT
A cease fire campaign has called on players of online shooting games to lay down arms in memory of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims. The campaign organisers aren’t blaming gamers for what happened, instead asking players to take action to show the rest of the world that gamers care about such issues. Get the details below.