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  1. Gaming

    Newtown Opens Sandy Hook Arcade Center to Help Town Heal

    After the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut last December, many wondered how a town could begin to heal after such a loss. Two Newtown residents think they have the answer, and that answer turns out to be games. This weekend was the opening of the Sandy Hook Arcade Center, a new not-for-profit arcade named for the elementary school where the shootings occurred.

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  2. Gaming

    Connecticut Town Calls Off Violent Video Game Version of a Book Burning

    When the small town of Southington, Connecticut decided to host what amounts to a book burning for violent video games, we weren't exactly surprised. As we said then, tragedies like the Newtown massacre don't often provoke thoughtful responses so much as knee-jerk reactions.  The Violent Video Games Return Program being a perfect example of said knee-jerk reactions. The event was set to be held on January 12th, but it was called off early yesterday morning. Why did they call it off? Well, that's complicated.

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