Ten Stolen Controllers, Xbox 420, and One Yellow Bicycle

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, sometimes 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. » 7/08/13 4:30pm 7/08/13 4:30pm

Cumming Mom Vows Only to Buy New After Finding Dick Pic in Used Game

From Georgia, uh, comes the most pernicious piece of anti-used games propaganda I've ever seen. A mother of two small children says she will from now on buy new games because she found a hand-drawn pornographic picture inserted in the case of a used one bought at GameStop. The kicker? This all went down on in a town… » 9/03/11 12:00pm 9/03/11 12:00pm

Georgia Pretties Itself Up For Game Developers

It's no secret that Georgia wants game developers and it wants them bad. While the state is already home to a large handful of smaller game studios, they are seeking to make Georgia an entertainment mecca. To that effect Governor Sonny Purdue signed into law the 2008 Entertainment Industry Investment Act this past… » 5/16/08 11:20am 5/16/08 11:20am