Rockstar’s True Crime: 3 Surprisingly Real Video Game Crimes

TVOvermind | 2/14/2018 | Bradley Robbins
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Everyone expects video-game publisher Rockstar to push the boundaries when it comes to crime. From the delinquent behavior in Bully to train robberies in the Old West, Rockstar is in the business of bringing crazy crimes to life. Unfortunately, so are everyday people, who may even inadvertently find themselves re-enacting favorite scenes from video games. These three events leapt off the screen and into headlines in the last year as video-game crimes made manifest.

What do you do when you really, really need a bottle of booze? According to LAD Bible, one Russian found the answer in a nearby military training ground. While it was no Rhino tank, the vehicle he commandeered for a drive to, and nearly through, the nearest supermarket was the closest thing at hand: a 12-ton Russian military armored transport.

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The fully amphibious armored personnel carrier proved more than a match for a parked car and the wall of the supermarket behind it. The Russian man finally reached his prize, which according to police was a bottle of Crimean wine available at the market. That sounds like a GTA quest to me.

One of the hallmarks of the Midnight Club series of games is the high-speed racing and crazy jumps you can make at 120+ miles per hour. Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition quickly became a favorite of stunt jumping fans after release. However, few expected that earlier this year, it’d be a Toyota RAV4 making one of the iconic jumps from the series.

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A family en route to Cape May, New Jersey, got quite the scare when a drawbridge began lifting underneath the vehicle. The quick-witted driver gunned it and made the jump, cementing himself in the running as one of the coolest dads...
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