QuickWire: New Low? Video Game Lets Users Mimic School Shooters

In the new video game School Shooter: North American Tour 2012, players are encouraged to kill unarmed students and teachers using the same weapons used in several actual school shootings, including the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. The lead developer of School Shooter, which is based on another game called Half-Life 2, tells The Escapist that “we hope there will be a ‘preventive quality’ in the game, which will satisfy those with the idea to commit spree killings in their head enough to keep them from doing so.”

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