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NRA takes aim at violent video games, culture

Martyn Williams | Dec. 26, 2012
The U.S. National Rifle Association broke a week-long silence on Friday to provide its first comments after a mass killing at a Connecticut school and sought to put some of the blame for American gun violence on video games.

The much more famous titles, like those mentioned by LaPierre, are likely to get more attention.

One of the most popular franchises, Activision's "Call of Duty," outsells most Hollywood movies. The most recent installment of the game, which typically puts the player as a soldier fighting other soliders, racked up sales of US$1 billion in its first 16 days on the market.

 

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