He Made the 'School Shooting' Game the Sandy Hook Killer Played

The principal and the teachers all had it out for him, Jacob said. A likely story, but he does admit to a middle-school career of "graffiti, practical jokes and general annoyance," all leading to multiple suspensions. One day about five years ago he and his friend were sent home yet again. They decided to start work… » 1/08/14 11:00am 1/08/14 11:00am

'School Shooting' Video Game Also Found at Sandy Hook Killer's Home

Yesterday, we sought to list all of the video games investigators found in the home of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 26 people—20 of them children—at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 last year. We missed one and, as its title suggests, it's kind of important: "School Shooting." But we've never heard of it… » 11/26/13 5:30pm 11/26/13 5:30pm

Police Blotter: Man Avoids Prison, but Is All Out of Bubblegum

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, but potentially tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime. » 5/14/13 4:00pm 5/14/13 4:00pm