In early August, as riots raged through north London, the Sony Enfield distribution centre burned. Three million CDs and tens of thousand DVDs were lost in the fire. Looters made off with game consoles.
What has spurned hundreds to take to the streets of London to riot, burn and loot? According to the London Evening Standard newspaper, the city’s continuing — and spreading — riots have their roots in Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto.