Mother half-starves children to play Small World

A British woman has been given a suspended sentence and banned from using a computer after failing to cook for her children for six months and allowing her dogs to starve to death. The 33-year-old widow has been playing Small World, in which dwarves and giants battle to dominate a too-small area - for up to 22 hours a day, reports the Daily Telegraph.

Deranged WoW player shot during violent family dispute

A drunk and deranged WoW player was recently shot by an irate grandfather after attempting to choke his mother to death.