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The Texas A&M University Police Department has a Twitter feed which dumps little reports on every incident they have attended. It will not surprise you to learn that Pokémon GO has been keeping them busy this week.

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Wade Sharp is a young boy born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a condition that means his bones are as brittle as chalk, and which stops him playing sports and keeps him inside playing video games. Wade's Make-A-Wish request, then, was to see how games are made, so Robot Entertainment (Orcs Must Die) were only too happy to oblige.

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Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them -- sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves.
Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime.

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Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them -- sometimes comically stupid but also potentially tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime.

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Want to take classes from Professor Warren Spector? The University of Texas has created the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy. Spector will guide its curriculum and Paul Sams, Blizzard's chief operating officer, is also an instructor. Admitted students pay no tuition and get a $US10,000 stipend.

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Carlos Valenzuela was driving around Texas the other day, minding his own business, when he forgot to signal a turn at an intersection. For this oversight, he was pulled over, and probably would have got off with a warning/ticket if he hadn't, you know, had three enormous bricks of cocaine inside his car. Two of them hidden inside an Xbox 360 console.

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At the University of Texas "every Friday before finals there's a thing called 'Foam Sword Friday'," writes Austin H., a computer sciences major at the university. Students go to the university district's main drag, cross the street during a red light, and then battle it out with foam swords.

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Electronic Arts today said it will expand its EA Sports operations to Texas, and bring in more than 150 new jobs in a move the state government is expected to back with financial incentives.

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Madden NFL 11's remade cooperative online play this year, but rather than bog down in a technical discussion, let's see what happens when Ray Lewis and Mario Williams show up to pit two rival Texas high schools against each other.

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Christian-themed PC games like Left Behind and the Charlie Church Mouse series are now available in - where else - Walmarts in - where else - Texas thanks to an agreement between the retailer and publisher Inspired Media Entertainment.