Alleged Domestic Terrorists Said to be Inspired by the Next Rainbow 6

A video game that hasn't even been released is said to be the inspiration for a group of soldiers charged with murder and accused of plotting terrorist acts, including the assassination of the president. » 9/01/12 2:00pm 9/01/12 2:00pm

The Norway Killer Who Used Call of Duty to Train Won’t Be Able to Use…

Anders Behring Breivik—the man who confessed to killing 77 people last year in the worst mass murder Norway has ever seen—has been found to be legally sane by court-appointed psychiatrists, according to the Associated Press. » 4/10/12 9:00am 4/10/12 9:00am

Norway Mass Killer May Be Declared Legally Insane

Confessed mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was legally insane when he killed nearly 80 people, many children, during a bombing and shooting rampage in Norway in July, according to a psychiatric evaluation ordered by the court, the Associated Press reports. » 11/29/11 10:00am 11/29/11 10:00am

How a Video Game Chickened Out Of Letting Me be a Terrorist

Video games let us be heroes. They let us don the cape, wave the flag, put on the badge, hoist the blue lightsaber or simply face the fires of dragons to save the princess. » 5/12/11 12:00pm 5/12/11 12:00pm

Wikileaks Reveals Al Qaeda Used Sega Cartridges For Explosives

Newly released documents from Wikileaks related to Guantánamo Bay prisoners have an unusual video game connection. According to the Department of Defense's assessment records for Guantánamo detainees Hassan Mohammed Ali Bin Attash and Khalid Shaikh Mohammed—who confessed to masterminding the 9/11 terrorist attacks—Al… » 4/25/11 3:40pm 4/25/11 3:40pm

In-Flight Electronics Rules Eased After Two-Day Crackdown

The Associated Press is reporting that increased security measures on international flights inbound to the United States have been eased. The government has not publicly announced any changes, but the AP's report cites unnamed airline officials "familiar with the matter." » 12/28/09 8:00pm 12/28/09 8:00pm

How Will New Rules Affect In-Flight Gaming?

It's not a petty concern. Since Friday's incident en route to Detroit, airlines are ramping up security procedures at the behest of the government, and "approved portable electronic devices" have long been a whipping boy for this sort of thing. » 12/27/09 1:00pm 12/27/09 1:00pm