This weekend, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike player Kenji Kuroda was arrested for allegedly committing indecent acts against a high school girl.
That botched Canadian convenience store robbery was funny enough on its own, but set to Metal Gear music and sound effects—thank you, Omar Villegas—it’s a work of art.
A 71-year-old man and his adult son were arrested for allegedly assaulting another player they claimed had stolen their Gym and threw a Gatorade bottle at their car.
The proprietors of four video game bars have been arrested for allegedly violating Japanese copyright law. According to Yomiuri Shimbun, these arrests are being called the first of their kind in Japan.
After Nobuhiro Watsuki was charged with possession of child pornography last fall, his manga Rurouni Kenshin was placed on hiatus. This June, it will resume serialization in Japan.
A man broke into a GameStop in St. Marys, Georgia last week at 1:39 in the morning, having decided that the best way to disguise his features would be to try and cover his face in what’s left of the plastic bag that packs of water bottles come in.
Julian Turner, a collector of retro video games, went to a market earlier this month and bought some old NES games. When he got home, he discovered that he’d got more than he paid for: two of the cartridges were packed with illegal drugs.
Yesterday, a 33-year-old employee at High-Tec Sega Kasai game center in Tokyo phoned the police, saying there was a robbery. The man later admitted this was a lie.
Yihong Peng, older brother of League of Legends superstar Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng, was arrested and charged with the murder of his mother and assault of his father on Saturday in San Juan Capistrano, California. According to a statement by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Peng’s 59-year-old mother Wei Ping…
A 13 year-old girl from Monroe County, Mississippi has been shot in the head by her 9 year-old brother during an argument over an unspecified video game controller.
Four people were arrested in The Netherlands last week after a police raid on a premises that had been using 3D printers to create fake Nintendo cartridges, inside which were hidden a variety of drugs like LSD, cocaine and MDMA.
Since last fall, there have been a couple isolated incidents of YouTubers holding signs that read, “Free oppai” (“Free boobs”), encouraging people to feel their breasts. Today, the Japanese media reports that charges have been filed against YouTubers in an alleged incident from this January.
YouTube stars Megan Turney and Gavin Free were forced to hide in their closet and call 911 last month after a fan armed with a handgun invaded their home and fired “at least one round inside the house”. He was then shot dead by police in the couple’s driveway.
Police in King County, Washington yesterday charged Counter-Strike co-creator Jess Cliffe, 36, with commercial sexual abuse of a minor, accusing him of paying a 16-year-old girl for sex and recording one sexual encounter against her will.
Ancohrage police were called to an apartment near the University of Alaska last Friday after a group of roomates got into a fight involving their fists, a knife and a replica Master Sword.
Twenty-five-year-old Tyler Barriss was charged today in Kansas for involuntary manslaughter and two other counts in the wake of a swatting call that led police to kill an unarmed 28-year-old at his home. The maximum sentence varies but if found guilty, Barriss could face a hefty fine and years in prison.