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Daily Herald: Arcade Removes Violent Video Games

Sunday, January 06, 2013

When Algonquin video arcade owner Kevin Slota saw the continuous news coverage of the school shootings in Connecticut, he decided to unplug the violent shoot-em-up games that involve people or zombies.

When Algonquin video arcade owner Kevin Slota saw the continuous news coverage of the school shootings in Connecticut, he decided to unplug the violent shoot-em-up games that involve people or zombies.

"For adults, it's one thing, but we have 8- and 9-year-old kids coming in... blasting away," Slota said. "I said, 'We don't need these games.' I can replace them with something else."

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, January 6, 2013, or online at (http://dailyherald.com/).


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