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News: 25 Year-Old Japanese Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Blow Up Nintendo's HQ

25 Year-Old Japanese Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Blow Up Nintendo's HQ

Said he would kill Nintendo executives "sooner or later"

It has been reported today that a 25 year-old Japanese man has been arrested in connection with death threats made against executives at Nintendo. According to Sankei News, the suspect used Nintendo's online inquiry form to make the threats, even going as far as to name the Nintendo staff he...

News: Police Recover Vehicles Used In Wii U Heist

Police Recover Vehicles Used In Wii U Heist

Unfortunately, they were empty

Last month a group of thieves managed to steal 7,000 Wii U consoles from a distribution warehouse in Seattle. They did this by simply driving to SeaTac's Seattle Air Cargo warehouse during a storm, walking in, loading up pallets of the consoles into three large vehicles and then driving off. Since then information has...

News: Naughty Nintendo Counterfeiter Sentenced To 32 Months In Jail

Naughty Nintendo Counterfeiter Sentenced To 32 Months In Jail

Crime really doesn't pay

Last month we reported that the ironically-named Justin Success Brooks was accused of selling thousands of counterfeit Wii, DS and DSi Nintendo games between 2009 and 2011 - pocketing himself up to £600,000 in the process - and that pleaded guilty to all charges. His court case was scheduled for November 9th, in which he...

News: Counterfeit Nintendo Games Seller Faces Jail Term

Counterfeit Nintendo Games Seller Faces Jail Term

Made a small fortune pirating software

Justin Success Brooks has been charged with selling counterfeit Nintendo games according to the Croydon Guardian. The 41 year-old's middle name proved to be innacurate as he was caught in an investigation supervised by Nintendo and the UK Interactive Entertainment association (UKIE). The two groups purchased...