GTA V’s Car Crashes Are Almost Too Realistic

I've always gone looking for trouble in GTA games. When Grand Theft Auto III first came out, my friends and I would get together and take turns going on rampages—competing to see who could survive the longest against the cops. With the new version of GTA V out, I've found another way to test myself: by going in search… » 2/11/15 11:00am 2/11/15 11:00am

The Game That Saved Me From Driving Drunk

It had been the worst day in a string of very, very bad days. I was desperate and angry and sad and getting drunker by the second. I hugged a bottle of vodka like a safety blanket, but it gave me nothing in return. No sympathy, no warmth. "Maybe I'll just go for a drive," I thought. "Yes, I should go for a drive." » 6/03/14 6:29pm 6/03/14 6:29pm

9-Year-Old Plays Driving Game, Steals Parent's Car

A nine year old boy has been arrested in Japan for stealing his parents car to visit his grandmother. And how, pray, does a nine year old kid learn to drive? "It's my first time driving" he said, "but I learned from watching dad and playing at the video arcade." Police in Gifu prefecture received a call on Monday… » 11/06/08 4:20pm 11/06/08 4:20pm

PSP-Playin' Bus Driver was Not, in Fact, Fired

Remember the Hawaiian bus driver who got in deep trouble because he was playing a PSP while driving? Turns out he was not shitcanned. A Honolulu TV station reports that the driver was just suspended (without pay) for two weeks, and has since returned to his job.The mitigating factors that saved this guy's job: he had… » 10/19/08 1:00pm 10/19/08 1:00pm

The Ultimate Drunk Driving Home Arcade Experience

Why don't more cars come with a beer tap? Oh yeah, the whole wasted morons killing people thing. Well Dream Arcades has just released the next best thing to getting wasted and hitting the road with the Octane 120, a custom built driving arcade cabinet featuring a 120 inch HD projection screen, a 5.1 audio system, a… » 10/15/08 12:40pm 10/15/08 12:40pm