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Report: Anti-games Sen. Leland Yee arrested on bribery, corruption charges

California State Senator Leland Yee, noted anti-video games official, was arrested this morning on charges of bribery and corruption, SF Weekly reported. The FBI conducted a raid of San Francisco's Chinatown district, and KCRA reported that agents took "computers and other documents" from Yee's...

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Precursor Games distancing itself from co-founder following child pornography arrest

Precursor Games writer, game designer and artist Ken McCulloch has been arrested by Niagara Regional Police on child pornography possession and distribution charges, Bullet News Niagara reports. Police confiscated a "significant" amount of computer hardware after exercising a search warrant on a...

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ARMA devs detained in Greece call incident 'completely absurd misunderstanding'

Bohemia Interactive developers Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar, currently detained in Greece on what are reported espionage charges, have relayed a statement to their friends and family. "The conditions are tough, but the people we meet treat us fairly and correctly. It is all a completely absurd...

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'Breach' game code theft at PAX East ends in arrest [update]

[Photo: Kevin Kelly] An attempted theft of Atomic Games' Breach code on the PAX East show floor on the last day of the event was thwarted by vigilant members of the studio. According to a representative for the company, the suspected thief managed to download some of the code and then run into the...

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Arrested Army game protester writes up her experience

In an op-ed piece written just one day after the events transpired, Elaine Brower details the actions taken by her and a group of over 300 others last week at a protest in Philadelphia. She and the group of protesters claim to be outraged at the existence of the "Army Experience Center" in the...

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Alleged PS3 shooters caught, streets safe for console camping

The Worcester Telegram and Gazette is reporting that Connecticut police have arrested two suspects in the shooting and attempted robbery of a man waiting in line for a launch PS3. Twenty-year-old William J. Robertson and 17-year-old Andrew Patnaude were arrested this morning on charges of attempted...

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Memory Stick bootleggers caught

You've probably seen them before: suspiciously cheap Memory Sticks on eBay that are "too good to be true." Some of you may have even purchased one, only to find out that they simply don't work. It looks like a bootlegger was recently arrested: a Kyoto University student was caught with about twenty...

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