"Swatting" is a "prank" that involves calling the police on Twitch streamers for bogus crimes. They get arrested mid-stream, one (anonymous) person in the whole damn world has a good laugh, and nobody else wins. This time it got way out of hand.
A man in Colorado Springs got (sunglasses) fleeced when he met a dude to buy a PlayStation 4 and ended up with a box of towels. That said, they do dry you off a lot better than the Xbox One.
Described in a police report as plotting to blow up a Best Buy and murder its employees because they didn't have his preordered copy of Modern Warfare 3, a Denver-area man says his upset outburst was interpreted to an illogical extreme just to punish him for being upset on the game's highly anticipated rollout night.
If there's one thing I've learned in my years as a video game consumer, it's that terrorists threats don't speed up restock. It's a lesson Colorado's Loromin Sar missed, allegedly threatening to bomb a Best Buy and shoot its employees for not having his copy of Modern Warfare 3 in stock.
The 34-year-old woman who left her 13-month-old boy alone in a bathtub while she played a Facebook video game got 10 years in prison, as prosecutors pursued a stiff sentence to underscore the seriousness of the crime.
I spent yesterday hanging out at NetDevil with Tristan checking out their soon-to-be-released massively multiplayer online game LEGO Universe.
As the entertainment industry rallies against the controversial California video game law, the Colorado State Board of Education issues a call for the state to support the law, calling violent video games a potentially harmful activity like gambling.
Ever wanted to own your own games store? Well, you can buy one on eBay - or the inventory of one set to close on Sept. 1 in Grand Junction, Colo. The owner ships it free up to 750 miles.
A Colorado Springs teen who killed a developmentally disabled man - investigators said he wanted the guy's Xbox - will spend the rest of his life in prison for it.
What you are looking at here are most of the items we plan to auction off during Kotaku's Child's Play Fundraiser later this month.
The Kotaku Child's Play fundraiser will include Rock Band and DJ Hero up on stage as well as a free console arcade when it kicks off on Nov. 19 in the historic Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver.
Last October, Stefan Martin-Urban shot up a suburban cul-de-sac, killing two people and then himself. Investigators found no drugs, no journals explaining his motives. But they did find video games, and so that's the answer.