Grand Theft Auto IV blamed for Thai killing - game pulled from shelves - Tech Digest
This isn't your usual tabloid shock story, where there was a robbery and one of the items taken just so happened to be a PlayStation. This is FOR REAL. A Thai teenager has confessed to robbing and killing a taxi driver - then allegedly told police he was trying to recreate a scene from Grand Theft Auto. There's no denying the facts or fudging the issue here - he was copying the game. It's a 100% confirmed copycat crime. There's going to be trouble over this. Big trouble. "He said he wanted to find out if it was as easy in real life to rob a taxi as it was in the game," chief police investigator...
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