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Police Believe Sandy Hook Shooting Was An 'Emulation' of Video Game Scenario

Anthony Accinelli of RealSG writes, "Now the police are looking into whether Adam Lanza was emulating a video game scenario while he massacred innocent kids. I've never read such bullshit in my life."

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AvidGamerrrr1318d ago

Couldn't agree more with Anthony here. This shit is getting old.

knifefight1318d ago

Seriously. And what game was he emulating, exactly?
That indie game about the Columbine Massacre? Because...
1) That wasn't a studio-published title, and
2) Um, that actually happened. It was a real-life event before it was a video game. Uh oh, which came first, the chicken or the egg? Oh wait, it's not that hard, actually. The real life thing came first and was played over and over again on the news non-stop. The American news networks may as well buy billboard advertising space that says "Want to be famous and do you hate your life? Shoot up a school. We'll talk about you for years." Freaking idiots.

TheRealSpy1318d ago (Edited 1318d ago )

these are the same people that think going to war is respectable. then those soldiers come back all kinds of fucked up.

you don't get PTSD and murder your whole family after playing Halo for a few months. can't really say the same thing about going to Afghanistan or Iraq.

we don't have a video game problem. we don't have a gun problem. we have a glorifying war problem.

muttley651318d ago

in 2007-8 there was a report kid in ATLANTA under Custody in court manage to lift the sheriff gun shot him,the judge, most of the jury. after being pin down he claim he was playing CALL OF DUTY....

LightofDarkness1317d ago

Exactly spy. The problem is the common perception that the hero hurts the bad guys. What happens when someone has trouble identifying the bad guys, or simply has a different definition of bad guys? Or, in the case of our traumatised vets, when there aren't anymore bad guys (at least not ones you were trained to fight)?

kneon1317d ago

@TheRealSpy

There is such thing as a justifiable war, but it's been so long since we've seen such a war that I understand why people don't see going to war as respectable.

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ApolloTheBoss1318d ago

I just amazing how stupid people can be. I anyone with a brain would know games aren't the problem.

JedMan19851318d ago

I knew they would make games for the cause.

subtenko1317d ago (Edited 1317d ago )

I think he emulates whats on the news or the police themselves, plus tv. Everyone's seen the show COPS. I blame TV including the news. So :P

P.S. this is more annoying than Jack Thompson now...I bet even he is shaking his head at all these headlines saying "Man these people are kind of dumb.."

kenshiro1001317d ago

Wow, I've played videogames for a long time and never did I feel the urge to kill a bunch of people or beat someone up.

This kid was straight up crazy and should have received proper treatment.

JoGam1317d ago

Exactly, if anything videos games relax me. After a long days work to go home grab a brew and pop in a game is fucking awesome.

DeadlyFire1317d ago

No evidence = video games did it.

Did I eat your cake? No. Fat Princess trained me to eat that damn cake.

Did I step on that mushroom in your yard. Your damn right I did. Mario taught me all mushrooms I step on make me grow.

Tonester9251317d ago

Did they ever blame the horrible parenting job in America yet? lol

Mounce1317d ago

Police believe a lot of things....people should have a right to tell them their Belief are as wrong as Atheists have a right to tell Christians that they believe them to be wrong.

Instead its like, Police/Politicians believe games are to blame....You want to tell us that we're wrong? We'll ignore you! You're probably in the wrong and we're in the right, and besides, your testimonies won't give us any money!

Police believe that they're not going to say it was aliens - but it was Gamers.

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SeanScythe1318d ago

He was a sick in the Head POS, nothing else made him do it. It wasn't the Gun, Movies, or Games it was his own twisted mind.

I own guns and play violent games, I have never wanted to take them and hurt anyone. I don't even hunt with them they are for personal protection.

We have millions of people walking around that 20+ years ago would have been locked up in a mental home but now with Doctors just giving these people a pill and saying they are cured and safe to be with normal people are the problems.

kingPoS1318d ago (Edited 1318d ago )

It's a sad truth that big pharma hardly ever get their share of the blame. The more important questions that should be asked rarely come up.

The media tasked with finding out what happened seems to avoid asking whether or not he was on any kind of hard medication. Instead they look into his video game preference.

WTF?!?!

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1318d ago (Edited 1318d ago )

There may be some truth to this! I was playing guitar hero and for that whole month I thought I was a Rockstar! So I go on my pc and tried to program my own version of gta5 and then gave up after 5 mins.

My finding is that guitar hero make me lazy and something has to be done about this!

Karpetburnz1318d ago

You would have to be a complete nutter to start shooting people just because it happens in a game.

knifefight1318d ago

I hear most video games are programmed with computers, and initial communication about them is done via the internet.

Welp, sounds like we need to ban computers and internet. Gotta stop the flow of games, man!

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