We've all felt that burning desire to own the latest and greatest Nintendo games - there have been far too many occasions where a limited edition release has ruined our bank accounts - but to go as far as stealing games is taking things way too far, right? Shockingly, that doesn't seem to be the case for this Amazon employee. It...
It's super heartwarming!
A US police officer has come to the aid of a 9-year-old Pokémon fan after his beloved collection of cards was stolen by a local hoodlum. Young Bryce - who has been collecting the cards since he was 6 - was proudly showing off his collection to friends when the thief struck. He swiped the binder containing Bryce's cards and...
A disturbing tale of Japan's criminal underworld
You might assume that the only connection that Japanese gangsters have with video gaming is via Sega's popular Yakuza series, but a little digging reveals anecdotes about console shipment times being shifted to avoid criminal interference and even suggestions that Nintendo itself could have historic...
Shotgun, assault rifle, hunting rifle and 250 rounds of ammo seized
Police have arrested two individuals who seemed intent on massacring attendees at the 12th Pokémon World Championships in Boston. 27-year-old James Austin Stumbo and 18-year-old Kevin Norton - both of whom had been invited to play in the "Masters Division" of the tournament - had...
How low can you go?
We all know that Nintendo's portable gaming hardware is pretty desirable, thanks to the countless number of amazing games available for platforms like the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS. However, would you risk a prison term just to get your grubby hands on some sweet Ninty action? 43-year-old Dave A...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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