Next week a new video game will be released, allowing players either as a SWAT team member in response to a shootout at school or as a gunman terrorizing school corridors
It is called "Active Shooter" and will be available from the 6th. June on Steam, a digital distribution platform for video games.
Steam is developed by the Bellevue company Valve. Valve itself did not create the game, but provides the platform for accessing it.
Revived Games developed the game and it was released by Acid. Revived games say they can remove the ability for users to play as an active shooter and focus instead on the law enforcement game.
Acid said in a blog post on Thursday that his game promotes no violence and that it could remove Shooter's role in the game
A description of the game comes with the following disclaimer: "Please do not take this all seriously Just the simulation and nothing else If you want to hurt someone or people please, seek help from local psychiatrists or dial the 911 emergency number. "Thank you."
An online petition was created to try and publish the
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( This story was originally on 28. May 2018)