In a move that will make people around the globe scratch their heads in utter disbelief, the National Rifle Association has released a free game for iOS that lets players shoot at various targets.
NRA: Practice Range also features micro transactions which allows users to purchase new guns for them to shoot. The game has been rated 4 years and older because you are only firing at targets in the game. The app also features safety tips scattered throughout such as “always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.”
So let’s get this straight- the NRA who blames violent shootings on video games has released… a video game. This game, is rated for four year olds and older. This game lets you give money to the NRA to buy new guns to shoot. To try and make it look like its not the stupidest idea in the world, they put gun safety tips in the game as if to say “It’s not going to encourage violence because we have safety tips!” Unfortunately, that doesn’t help the fact that this is indeed, one of the stupidest things we have ever seen.
Did we also mention today marks the one month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings? Stay classy NRA.