Have you been bad? Very bad? Maybe you need a time-out. In Final Fantasy XIV, if you have been very bad, your time-out will come complete with a chastising parent figure and a very literal jail. On the MMORPG, players who spam, boast dirty usernames or otherwise violate the game’s user agreement are sent to what…
Valve just dropped the hammer on Counter-Strike cheaters. Big time.
As far as Pokémon Go is concerned, only cheaters should be able to get massive amounts of XP in a short amount of time. Well, about that...
Riot Games last Friday filed a lawsuit against LeagueSharp, a cheating software for League of Legends that automates gameplay, locates enemies and boosts accuracy, allowing players to gain experience at an inhuman rate. In the lawsuit, filed in California, Riot alleges that its 67 million LoL players per month are…
Got a sweet Overwatch strat for you today: never cheat.
Twitch announced today that they’ll be cracking down on Pokémon Go streamers who rely on third-party cheats. Streamers who play the game aided by software that tracks Pokémon or spoofs their GPS location will “receive a strike on their account.” Three strikes results in a ban.
When tracking service Pokevision was initially shut down last weekend, Yang Liu, the proprietor, didn’t say much about what was going on. Today, he breaks his silence with a long letter that pleads Niantic to change its stance on Pokémon trackers.
Overwatch cheaters yesterday were squashed under Blizzard’s ban hammer. Predictably, they are whining on cheating forums about it.
Today, Overwatch cheaters were squashed under Blizzard’s ban hammer. Players who use a “triggerbot,” which shoots for players when their cross-hairs are over an enemy, or an “aimbot,” which aids accuracy, appear to have been banned en masse. “Justice rains from above,” quoth the hero Pharah.
Last week, Niantic’s John Hanke warned Pokémon Go players that popular tracking websites may no longer work in the future. It seems that moment has now arrived.
Uh oh. Those services show players where monsters will spawn in Pokémon Go? You know, the ones that eeeeveryone is using? Well, the creators of Pokémon Go don’t sound very fond of them.
The Division’s post-pandemic streets are about to get a lot less forgiving for cheaters. The game’s developers say that starting now, anyone using cheat software will be banned forever, no second chances.
Last month, Blizzard promised to ban anybody who cheats in Overwatch, no second chances. It looks like they’re following through.
The beta period for Blizzard’s team-based shooter, Overwatch, has ended, with the game formally launching on May 24. In the meantime, they’ve released guidelines on how they’re going to handle cheating, including a warning warning about the game’s best players.
Dark Souls 3 PC has a big cheating problem, and it’s not getting better. PC players were furious this weekend, as a hacker spent hours streaming while they pulled players into their game and immediately killed them.
LMAOBOX is the most prolific Team Fortress 2 cheat program. Or at least, it was.
Dark Souls 3 is excellent on PC, but it’s a haven for cheaters. From Software’s solution seems to be blaming the fans who love their game.
From Software is cracking down on cheaters in Dark Souls 3, but as with previous Dark Souls games, it appears to be impacting innocent bystanders.
Services that sell game-breaking cheats are no secret; many multiplayer games, from Counter-Strike to GTA V, have their share of dishonest players. And, as it turns out, the people providing these cheats are rolling in the dough.