EA Smashes Battlefield's Banhammer With Relish

Possibly in response to the XP exploit discovered last week, Electronic Arts has touted the hundreds of summary bannings it has handed out in Battlefield 3 and said it has nooooo problem handing out more. You want to boost for XP repairing an EOD robot, you little shits? I've got your ass for the rest of your natural… » 11/13/11 6:00pm 11/13/11 6:00pm

EA: Getting Banned In Forums Does Not Get You Banned In Our Games

Sounds like someone made quite a mistake when they told all of Electronic Arts gamers that if they got banned in the EA forums they'd be banned from playing their games as well. » 10/31/08 10:00am 10/31/08 10:00am That's right: Totally not true, despite what EA's Command and Conquer manager told folks on Oct. 18. As EAAPOC himself said at 3 a.m. this…

Backtalk in EA's Forums, Get Banned From Your Games?

Maybe the Internet really is » 10/30/08 11:20am 10/30/08 11:20am serious business - being banned from Electronic Arts' support forums may carry more serious consequences than previously thought. According to a post in the Red Alert 3 forum by 'eeapoc' (Apparently, C&C Community Manager ) EA is implementing a new policy that will tie your forum login to…

Kotaku's New Tool: The Straight Razor of Disemvoweling

I think it's fair to assume that everyone on Kotaku is very familiar with the Banhammer, wielded now with force by Shiraz. But I've never been totally happy that our only options for comment management is to either do nothing or ban someone. In fact for months, maybe years, I've been asking tech to whip something up… » 8/08/08 12:00pm 8/08/08 12:00pm

Bungie Promises Uber-Banhammer for Porn Filesharers

Destructoid found some pr0n » 8/03/08 5:00pm 8/03/08 5:00pm in a user's shared photos on the Halo 3 file sharing system back in July. Now Bungie is laying down THA LAW. They've got some draconian punishments for "authoring modified content in a file share" and "uploading modified content to your file share," where "modified content" means "teh…