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Gizmondo at CES?

Industry shows are interesting beasts to witness. Frequently, we get clues about the future of gaming simply by looking at who decides to show up. There is one big surprise listing at the 2007 CES. According to the CES website, "It's all fun and games for AMD, Apex Digital, ATI, Dell, Logitech,...

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Gizmondo Halo "project" used cam-mouselook

Back before "Fast" Stefan Eriksson was crashing cars and lying to police, he ran a little portable gaming company called Gizmondo. Their scam? Defraud investors by promising them a way into the very attractive, and lucrative, gaming market. One of their most effective tools was to promise a...

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The speed of the Ferrari that split in half?

Slate's Daniel Engber explains how it is we know that shady Gizmondo chieftain Stefan Ericksson's grand theft auto'd Ferrari Enzo was going precisely 162mph at the time of impact, ripping the car into two pieces. It would be difficult to condense the variables that go into this determination, but...

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Ex-Gizmondo exec's bail set at $7.5M, considered flight risk

Last week, former Gizmondo executive officer Stefan Eriksson was jailed and held without bail. According to Deputy DA Tamara Hall, bail has now been set at $7.5 million. In other words, Eriksson ain't goin' nowhere. A judge has scheduled a bail review hearing for April 24. Eriksson has pleaded 'not...

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Ex-Gizmondo exec arrested, faces grand theft charges

Former Gizmondo executive officer Stefan Eriksson has been arrested on grand theft charges and is being held without bail. Authorities allege that Eriksson doesn't own the Ferrari that was totaled in February and two other exotic cars, including the Mercedes that was confiscated last month and a...

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Gizmondo exec's life continues to spiral into infamy

Former Gizmondo executive officer Stefan Eriksson has lost his second exotic car, a $400,000 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Last month, Eriksson's $1 million Ferrari Enzo was totaled in a shady crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. This past Sunday, Beverly Hills police confiscated his Mercedes...

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The Gizmondo Saga: Oh, what a tangled web...

Been trying to follow the Gizmondo Ferrari story but can't seem to keep the facts straight? Well we don't personally see how a simple little story about an illegally imported excusive Italian sportscar, a video game exec for handheld has been Gizmondo, the Swedish Uppsala mafia, Homeland Security, a...

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