He Made the 'School Shooting' Game the Sandy Hook Killer Played

The principal and the teachers all had it out for him, Jacob said. A likely story, but he does admit to a middle-school career of "graffiti, practical jokes and general annoyance," all leading to multiple suspensions. One day about five years ago he and his friend were sent home yet again. They decided to start work… » 1/08/14 11:00am 1/08/14 11:00am

'School Shooting' Video Game Also Found at Sandy Hook Killer's Home

Yesterday, we sought to list all of the video games investigators found in the home of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 26 people—20 of them children—at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 last year. We missed one and, as its title suggests, it's kind of important: "School Shooting." But we've never heard of it… » 11/26/13 5:30pm 11/26/13 5:30pm

The Derpface in the Middle of this Politician's Anti-Video Game Speech…

Here's Rep. Frank Wolf of Virginia, who has served in the House of Representatives since 1978. He chairs the House subcommittee that funds the National Science Foundation. Yesterday he took the floor to complain that the Obama administration was ignoring its friends in the entertainment industry while demonizing the… » 2/27/13 1:30pm 2/27/13 1:30pm

Anti-Censorship Group Scolds Massachusetts Over Arcade Game Removals

Gamers have good reason for feeling beat up as the American conversation on gun violence seems to lurch inevitably toward scary scary video games as a scapegoat. The Entertainment Consumers Association—the voice of the gamers—went to Washington last week and came back convinced that lawmakers have made up their minds… » 1/30/13 4:30pm 1/30/13 4:30pm