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Guy steals Breach code from PAX, gets arrested

While Atomic was showing Breach at PAX East over the weekend, an attendee at the booth attempted to steal the game’s code. After stealing about 14Mb of the game’s code, he ran off upon discovery, and was luckily apprehended a bit later.

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  • Guy suing WoW over "alienation", subpoenas Winona Ryder and Depeche Mode

    Lawsuit crazy Erik Estavillo’s at it again, but this time instead of suing Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo, he’s suing Activision Blizzard over World of Warcraft and wants to subpoena Winona Ryder and Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore as witnesses. Filed in California, the civil complaint states that WoW uses “deceitful” business practices, as it “continues to […]

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  • Ex-US Postal worker admits theft of 2,200 GameFly games

    An ex-US Postal Service worker in Pennsylvania has admitted in federal court to five-fingering 2,200 rental games bound for customers of GameFly. Reginald Johnson, 34, of Germantown, faces 12 to 18 months in prison with sentencing set for January 13. The mail-processing clerk who loaded and unloaded tractor-trailers of mail stole approximately $86,000, worth of […]

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  • Swedish boy faints after 24-hour WotLK session

    Like, dur. Swedish paper the Kvällsposten’s reporting that a 15 year-old boy collapsed and started convulsing after playing Wrath of the Lich King for 24 hours without a break this week. His father’s now warning other parents of the dangers of not eating, sleeping and working hard at a computer for unnatural lengths of time. […]

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  • Connecticut Senator can’t find rape scene in GTA IV – gee whiz, wonder why

    Oh Rockstar, what have you gotten yourself into this time? Oh, right. Nothing. According to GamePolitics, Connecticut State Senator Gayle Slossberg has been straining her eyes – and her delicate, non-gaming thumbs – in order to find GTA IV’s porno-worthy rape scene. Er, what? From a newspaper story in the New Haven Advocate: “[Sen. Slossberg] […]

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  • Secondhand fag smoke may damage Wii lasers

    Here. Apparently some of the problems gamers have had running Super Smash Bros. Brawl in the US may have been caused by cigarette smoke clouding Wii’s laser. The Boston Herald offers absolutely no basis for this claim at all, which is nice. We’ll put it under “rumour”.

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  • PC gaming is about to not be in disarray, says Bleszinski

    Cliff Bleszinski, the Gears of War 2 dev head now infamous for saying PC gaming is in disarray, has now decided that the PC Gaming Alliance Epic signed up for at GDC is going to sort everything out. Phew. “Abso-frigging-lutely,” Bleszinski said when he was asked if he was on board with the initiative. “The […]

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