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Game Over – Video Game Industry Urged to Stop Promoting Guns and Gun Manufacturers

June 11, 2013

GAME-OVER-RESETTING-THE-RELATIONSHIP-BETWEEN-VIDEO-GAME-AND-GUN-MANUFACTURERSWashington, DC – According to a new report out today, video game manufacturers are signing profitable licensing agreements and product placement deals with the gun industry, and providing a dangerous promotional platform for assault weapons and other military-style weapons, including the same firearms used in mass shootings at Columbine and Sandy Hook Elementary.

According to the report, these video games often feature real-world weapons by make and model and have offered cross-promotional opportunities to players, often children, to purchase them once the game is over.

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