Update: I was unfortunately not aware of Shamus Young's severe criticism of Fallout 3 available here to link in the original piece and I regret that. It dovetails rather nicely with what I've written and it's much better executed than my piece. I strongly recommend anyone...
Holy Crap! South Park Was Right.
A California man is accused of luring a 13 year old Utah girl to his house in World of Warcraft. That's not the part that South Park was right about - the picture of the perp must be seen to be believed.
Little Red Riding Hood
So it's not actually a video game, but it draws inspiration from video games among other things. What I can't believe is that this is a school homework assignment. First time I'd ever give an A+.