Lawsuit Demands Second Life Horses Be Starved to Death

Second Life's merits as an actual video game may be debatable but its impact on the economy is not. It has, for example, provided a huge boost to the new markets of virtual sex caskets and imaginary pet food. And ridiculous lawsuits, because America has been lagging other first-world nations in that important economic… » 7/31/11 1:00pm 7/31/11 1:00pm

Judge Bans Teens From Video Games For Cat Killing

An Edmonton judge banned two teens from playing video games for their connection in the microwave death of a cat, despite no direct link between gaming and the crime. The judge later said that the video game ban was included in his probation for the teens because he wanted to mirror the sentence imposed in a previous… » 11/20/08 11:00am 11/20/08 11:00am