French Court Says Prisoner Can't Have a PS3, but Could Use Xbox 360

The latest Xbox 360 exclusive? French prisons. An inmate recently lost his appeal to have his PlayStation 3, and the privilege of playing it, restored to him, and it seems the PS3's on-board WiFi connection is the problem. Good ol' Xbox 360, remember, didn't have that feature on the Elite or the Arcade models. » 4/09/13 10:00am 4/09/13 10:00am

This Might Be North Korea's Newest Prison Camp

Late last week, Google Earth updated satellite imagery that blogger and internet sleuth Curtis Melvin (via WSFJ » 1/21/13 6:40am 1/21/13 6:40am) thinks could show the country's latest gulag.

Prisoner Builds Swords. Final Fantasy Swords.

A prisoner serving a sentence in Monmouthshire, Wales has been found to be in possession of an extensive arsenal of bladed weapons. The thing is, they're all fake. All made out of matchsticks. And some are based on the weapons of the Final Fantasy universe. » 11/02/11 5:30am 11/02/11 5:30am

Wesley Snipes' iPhone Game Getting Released Much Earlier Than Wesley…

Veteran action hero Wesley Snipes isn't getting out of prison until July 2013. I guess he's just not as slick as his alter-ego, economic hitman Julius Styles, who's getting released into the custody of the iTunes App Store next month. » 7/22/11 12:40pm 7/22/11 12:40pm

PS3 Breathes Life Into Prison Contraband

Crims locked up in a Scottish prison have found a novel use for their PS3s: employing them as charging stations for the mobile phones they're not supposed to have. » 1/19/11 2:30am 1/19/11 2:30am

Fight Night Champion Serves a Standing Eight in the Joint

Anyone old enough to remember Marv Albert on NBC calling a James Scott bout live from Rahway State Prison will want to pay attention to this, the bareknuckle jailhouse fight within the "Champion Mode" of Fight Night Champion. » 12/31/10 8:00pm 12/31/10 8:00pm

Scottish Prisoners May Get DSes For Brain Training

The Sunday Times reports of a plan by the Scottish prison system to raise "literacy" and "numeracy" skills among its prison population by giving the inmates access to Nintendo DS systems. » 1/25/10 3:00pm 1/25/10 3:00pm

Prison Never Had PS3s To Ban

Reports surfaced that inmates in HMP Rye Hill, Warwickshire prison had their PS3 consoles "outlawed". Thing is, there have never been PS3s in this correctional institution. » 6/17/09 5:00am 6/17/09 5:00am