A Month After Blaming Games for Gun Violence the NRA Releases A Game

UPDATE: NRA: Practice Range has had its age 4 rating increased to age 12 with an additional warning that the title contains realistic violence the AP reports.

ORIGINAL STORY: The NRA has released an iPhone and iPad shooter app a month after blaming videogames for gun violence in wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy.

The game – titled NRA: Practice Range – describes itself as offering a “network of news, laws, facts, knowledge, safety tips, educational materials and online resource” which instills “safe and responsible ownership through fun challenges and realistic simulations.”

In the app users are tasked with shooting coffin shaped targets.

Though free for 99c the game allows players to upgrade to MK11 sniper rifle and other weapons. The app is intended for those aged four and older.

It is not the first game the NRA has released having previously outed NRA: Gun Club on PlayStation 2.