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News hit the wires recently of an armed PS3 robbery attempt that went down in Kailu-Kona Hawaii. The assailants, who attacked the PS3 owner with a baseball bat, managed to flee the scene in their SUV, but luckily were foiled in their attempt to actually snag the console, merely stealing precious inn

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January 3, 2007 at 8:53PM
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While the verdict might be out on an eventual sales winner between the three new-gen consoles, it's hard to argue with one stat: the PS3 is a shoo-in for the coveted \"Console Launch Related Crime\" award. The latest in crime spree exploits is a trio of UPS employees who were working the night shift a

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On Monday we heard that deputy Chris Long, who was blamed for the shooting death of Peyton Strickland while serving a search warrant over a suspected PS3 theft, had been dismissed from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, and that he was to go on trial for second degree murder. Turns out that th

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While this one came oh-so-close to being filed under the ongoing PS3 crime spree chronicles, the inability to pinpoint the PlayStation unit crooks nabbed as one of the highly-coveted \"3\" models forced us to clump this in with the smorgasbord of other (general) utterly dumb criminal acts. While it wo

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While selling a PS3 soon after launch day probably paid some hefty dividends for those lucky enough to secure one, pistol-whipping someone in order to make it happen probably isn't worth the trouble. Apparently a cash-strapped (or completely crazed) Massachusetts duo couldn't quite weigh the consequ

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So, um, the PS3 is out today. Had you heard? That's right, that shiny box which has had been subjected to the harshest criticism, the loudest praise, and a shortage of epic proportions, has finally made it's way in -- and out -- of stores on this launch day to end all launch days. We got a pretty

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