Kid Saving for PS4 is Robbed at His Lemonade Stand—by a BB Gun

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. » 8/26/13 4:30pm 8/26/13 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

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

Let's Take a Tour of America's Most Epic Video Game Company

My trip to North Carolina to attend the East Coast Games Conference in Raleigh last week was a ruse, a feint. My real target was a (mostly) unassuming office structure in the Raleigh suburb of Cary, the birthplace of some of the greatest games of the past decade. » 4/30/12 1:30pm 4/30/12 1:30pm