NRA releases an iOS shooter!?

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by shadowmanwkp, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. shadowmanwkp

    shadowmanwkp Your roms are on another rom site

    Apr 17, 2008
    Vleuten, The Netherlands

    The NRA, an organization that wants to keep guns legal in the US, has made a very controversial decision; the NRA has made a shooter for iOS devices despite that they are against violent shooters and even want to ban them. Before people jump the gun: yes it is a shooter, but it contains absolutely no violence. In fact the game actually is just a gallery shooter in which you shoot targets, it also comes with safety tips.

    That wouldn't be the full story though: the NRA did get criticism with this game. First off: the game is ages 4+. This game might not be about how to use a gun, but it does allow you to use a gun on non-live targets. The second criticism is about the developer MEDL Mobile. This company is among other things responsible for the iOS game "boxhead" which is a very bloody zombie shooter, the very type of game NRA disapproves of.

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  2. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 8, 2009
    Uh... why would they disapprove of that? THEY'RE FRICKIN ZOMBIES!

    So what.. when a Zombie apocalypse comes, they're supposed to shoot the zombies with Nerf Guns or squirt pistols or something?
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  3. Ericthegreat

    Ericthegreat Not New Member

    Nov 8, 2008
    United States
    Why do we care....
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  4. Sop

    Sop groovy dude lmao

    Nov 14, 2010
    Because it's ironic considering NRA were the ones playing using video games as a scapegoat.
  5. BORTZ

    BORTZ Tired of being the good guy

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    I don't think you know what ironic means.
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  6. Squirps

    Squirps Official Squirps of GBATemp.netâ„¢

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    The corner in that dark alley.
    More like hypocritical.
  7. Izen

    Izen GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 28, 2012
    United States
    Its reviews are all either bashing it about "teaching" our kids about guns, praising it for "securing" our second amendment rights, or critiquing it because it "crashes" often, it's "hard" to control, and it's "unrealistic."

    Maybe those last three shouldn't be in quotes.

    EDIT: Coincidentally, it is currently the second most popular free app.
  8. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey
    So much for that "corrupting shadow industry" business.
  9. RiderLeangle

    RiderLeangle GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 29, 2009
    United States
    Because you're supposed to use swords on zombies... duh...
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