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“Active Shooter” video game removed online after backlash

Posted: 10:06 AM, May 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-30 12:06:58-04

A Seattle-area company has removed a school shooting video game off of its online platform following widespread backlash.
  
The "Active Shooter" video game was pulled days before it was to be released on the video-game marketplace Steam.
  
Valve Corp. as Steam’s parent company said Tuesday that it was removing the computer video game because the developer was a "troll with a history of customer abuse."
  
The game was developed by Revived Games, published by Acid and lead by a person named Ata Berdiyev, who had previously been kicked off of the platform under a different business name.
  
The game allows players to re-create school shootings by stalking school hallways and racking up kills.
  
It was condemned by the parents of students killed during a Florida school shooting in February.