Battlefield Hardline is getting its first expansion, Criminal Activity, pretty soon. It adds four maps, four weapons, a new gadget, two attachments, two vehicles, a new game mode, and six masks. Premium members get access two weeks early, sometime in June 2015.
Today, it was announced in the Japanese press that the country is getting a squad of off-roading police bikes. That's good, because some of them have been practicing.
A popular Twitch.tv livestreamer had some unwanted guest stars yesterday evening—the Seminole County, Fla. Sheriff's Office, summoned by a troll who phoned in a report of someone threatening others with a knife. You can see it play out here.
Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Between the dragons, magical creatures, prostitutes, drugs, and absurd heroes (like you!), being in law enforcement in Skyrim doesn't sound fun....but it is hilarious. For us, that is.
Today's cops are, apparently, throwing their guns all over the place, says a police training expert. One guy threw it behind cover before diving after it. Another guy ditched his weapon in a struggle for a rifle. These are poor decisions, says the expert, and he thinks he knows what's behind them.
Kids these days have all the fun. It's bad enough they have cellphones and high speed access to the internet, but now they get to fulfill one of my lifelong dreams - beating a cop at video games.
Not all the guards in Skyrim are knee-injured former adventurers, and not all of their tasks involve capturing dragons and stopping marauding Dovahkiin. Some of them are just regular old working stiffs whose 9-5 involves cruising around and sorting out the drunk and the disorderly.
Cops in a northeastern Pennsylvania community booked a man on attempted murder charges, saying he tried to strangle his wife with "a video game cord." Either he was playing with wired console controllers from a generation ago, or the guy went and grabbed the Xbox 360 brick to choke his spouse.
Instead of bogus pizza deliveries, sending a SWAT team to your door appears to be the hip new griefing trend in online gaming. Earlier this month we told you about a gamer in Eugene, Ore. who answered the doorbell to a police raid, thanks to some douchebag he met in FortressCraft. Now it's happened to someone in…
Cops trying to get a man to stop walking in traffic had a tougher time convincing him when they found out the dude was strapped—with a PS2.
Japanese cyber cops are cracking down big time on individuals who are breaking copyright law. And if you break he law, you just might end up on prime time news.
But first he has to put on some makeup. With a Sharpie. And then find his sword.
A Florida man whose home was notoriously raided by undercover detectives who stopped to play Wii bowling has agreed to a plea bargain that will send him to prison for three years.
A Florida woman swiped and pawned her roommate's console, and when the cops came over to ask questions, they noticed a "large white chemical cloud" wafting out of the house. Better living through chemistry!
Kids, if someone promises you a video game! if you let them borrow a bottle of mom's pills without telling mom, that's bigtime STRANGER DANGER and you need to tell McGruff the Crime Dog.
IllFonic, the Denver-based developer of Ghetto Golf, happens to have a medical marijuana dispensary for a next-door neighbor. Last night its alarm went off, the fuzz showed up at the wrong address, and three devs were cuffed at gunpoint.
A Delaware man is looking at some time in the slammer for failing to register himself as a sex offender, and he would have gotten away with it if it weren't for those meddling video games.
Jeremiah Gilliam's streak of 200-plus larcenies and burglaries came to an end when the criminal mastermind plugged in a jacked Xbox Live, leading the cops directly to his door.
In Chicago last month, a kid called 911 when the 'rents took away his Xbox 360. Saturday in a Boston suburb a mom dialed the law when her son wouldn't stop playing. Oh yeah, Grand Theft Auto's involved here, too.