Just weeks before the one year anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, a video game creator has released a game reenacting the tragedy.
Unsurprisingly, the game has drawn anger and a lot of criticism for its subject matter, and many online, including the family of a teacher killed in the incident, are saying that the game is not the way to remember the shooting.
In ‘The Slaying of Sandy Hook Elementary,’ the player takes on the role of Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old shooter who walked into Sandy Hook Elementary and fatally shot 20 children and six adult staff members. The game opens with a scene asking the player to “shoot your mother,” as Lanza shot his own before heading to Sandy Hook Elementary, where the player navigates the school as Lanza, following on-screen instructions to shoot at students and staff members.
At the end of the game, the player gets a total number of people killed alongside a list of the statistics reflecting theRead More »from ‘Slaying of Sandy Hook Elementary’ game reenacts fatal shootings, stirs fury online