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Just one day before it launches, Activision's Modern Warfare 3 has already got people pulling out real weapons and committing crimes. Two French lawbreakers held a delivery truck up, stealing 6000 copies of the game worth an estimated €400,000 (£342,770), local newsagency Agence France Presse reports. Modern Warfare 3 The van …

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Anonymous Coward

Maybe the French are so keen on the game to garner the skills needed to defend Paris. Something they've not managed before.

Anonymous Coward for faitl obvious reasons!

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Holmes

It's easy playing big tough Internet Guy from behind a sea channel.

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Games cause crime...

And this time Grand Theft Auto is nowhere to be seen!

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Rob
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Seems to happen a lot...

... in France to tech-laden vans. They always seem to have someone on the inside and know exactly which vans/lorries to hit.

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Coat

Proof that violent games beget illegal behaviour.

I bet they trained for the heist using a custom MW2 map too.

Oh please won't somebody think of the children!!!!11111eleven

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Headmaster

Changing Times

Trying to figure out why this is in Reg Hardware... I guess that actually corralling up those ones and zeros and imprinting them on an actual physical disk counts these days... :)

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SANCTIONED BY SARKOZY.......

How else will they keep the euro afloat, a way to raise funds so watch out for them on eBay.

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