Trucker Drives Off With 144 Xboxes, Gets Caught Trying to Flee Country

NORTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP, Pa.—Whether he was taking advantage of a loading dock mistake or had someone helping on the inside, police here say a trucker from New Jersey drove away with 144 Xbox 360s and then sold them off. He was extradited this week after he was arrested trying to flee the country. » 1/28/14 11:09am 1/28/14 11:09am

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: His Face Fought the Law and the Law Won

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, but also 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… » 5/19/13 2:00pm 5/19/13 2:00pm

Concerned Lawmaker Proposes Banning Video Games That Do Not Exist

Following Massachusetts' successful crackdown on Time Crisis and Lethal Enforcers, a New Jersey lawmaker is also looking to make the state's beautiful and historic Turnpike safe from light-gun games no one plays anymore. Except the language of the law she has in mind has a teeny tiny problem that renders it entirely… » 4/14/13 2:00pm 4/14/13 2:00pm

Anti-Censorship Group Shushes New Jersey Library for Banning Games…

I wasn't aware people play video games like Call of Duty in public libraries, but evidently in Paterson, N.J., they do. Or did, anyway. The library board there specifically banned first-person shooters from being played on library computers last month. » 2/05/13 10:00am 2/05/13 10:00am