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1. Thailand halts Grand Theft Auto sales Aug 5, 2008, 05:15 Shadowcat
 
Police said the youth, an obsessive player of "Grand Theft Auto," showed no sign of mental problems during questioning and had confessed to committing the crime because of the game.

"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 Veeravit Pipattanasak told Reuters.
I guess that you need to wear a large neon sign flashing "I have a mental problem" in order for it to be recognised.

Seriously... anyone who carries out an armed assault (consequential murder or not) in an attempt to imitate a video game most definitely HAS a mental problem.

 
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