10:49PM Tuesday 13 August
Walmart, GameStop, and Amazon all sold video games in the lead up to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, but the best-selling games at the retailers were not very violent. Read More »
67 Days Ago Walmart In wake of shooting in El Paso, retailer hides violent imagery Continue reading…
67 Days Ago Last Saturday the tragic mass shooting in an El Paso Walmart left 22 people dead after a shooter opened fire. That shooting came only a few days after two Walmart managers were killed by a gunman in a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.
67 Days Ago Both Walmart and ESPN have distanced themselves from violent video game content in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, despite video games not appearing to be a causal factor in either case.
67 Days Ago Some politicians are rushing to blame violent video games for mass shootings, and Walmart is apparently quick to respond to this fear. Leaked internal memos revealed that the retailer (which served as the venue for the El Paso shooting) is rushing t...
66 Days Ago Walmart said it would not be changing its gun selling policy after the El Paso shooting.
67 Days Ago After the terrible shooting in an El Paso Walmart, the company is apparently taking steps to respect the deaths of twenty-two people. It’s doing this by removing signs advertising certain video games — which begs the question: how exactly is this supposed to help?
67 Days Ago A Walmart video game aisle from a Berlin, VT store still containing video games with violence and firearms as of August 9th, 2019. | Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Verge IGN reported this afternoon that Walmart is pulling violent video games from shelves, but the retailer confirmed to The Verge that it has not directed stores to remove them or halt sales.
66 Days Ago In the wake of the El Paso shooting on Aug. 3 that left 22 dead and dozens injured, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media.