Following Newtown Shootings, Algonquin Arcade Pulls Violent Games
No Limit Arcade has unplugged and plans to replace 12 video games that involve shooting and killing humans.
With the hopes of being part of the solution instead of the problem, the owners of No Limit Arcade in Algonquin have unplugged twelve violent shooting games at its business, according to local media reports.
In light of the fatal shooting in Newtown, Conn., owners Mark Battaglia and Kevin Slota decided to eliminate all of the games that involved shooting and killing humans, according to the Daily Herald.
The decision was further spurred by a recent exchange between two young kids at the arcade, Battaglia told the Northwest Herald. After playing a first-person shooter game, the kids then pretended to shoot each other, according to the NW Herald.
Some of the games pulled from the arcade include: Revolution X, Virtua Cop 2, Maximum Force, Warzaid, Gunblade, The House of the Dead, CarnEvil, Zombie Raid.
No Limit Arcade, 2719 Algonquin Road, opened last year and also features several classic video games, such as Pac-Man, Frogger and Pinball.
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