Neighbors of Xbox Burglary Victim Suffer Shirtless Scare

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. » 9/09/13 4:30pm 9/09/13 4:30pm

Police Blotter: Someone Stole an Xbox 360 from the U.S. Open

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. » 6/23/13 2:00pm 6/23/13 2:00pm

Police Blotter: Sorry I Slashed Your Throat, Bro

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. » 6/02/13 3:00pm 6/02/13 3:00pm

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

We've Hit a New Low In the 'Angry Gaming Parent Kills Baby' Story

Looking through our lamentable catalogue of stories in which a baby is killed when a parent or other caregiver has flown into a game-induced rage, most of them involve shaking. Two involved a strike to the body. In one, an infant was dropped on her head. » 12/07/12 6:00pm 12/07/12 6:00pm

I Can't Read Stories About Gaming Parents Shaking Their Children to…

Chicago. Arizona. Tennesee. New Zealand. England. Now a man in Polk County, Florida is accused of murdering his three-month-old son after admittedly shaking the infant for interrupting his Xbox session. I can't read this crap anymore. » 4/09/12 9:30am 4/09/12 9:30am

Gaming Addicted Woman Strangles Toddler, Leaves His Body On Floor For…

Here's a story full of holiday cheer: A Korean woman, who'd just finished a four-hour social gaming session when her 3-year-old urinated on the floor, strangled the toddler and left his body to decompose in the home for three days. » 12/23/10 6:00pm 12/23/10 6:00pm