Sony Forgets How Internet Works, Competition Won By Accused Hacker

With the best intentions in the world, Sony recently opened up a competition called Bid For Greatness, which would let PS3 users compete to get hold of some props and costumes used in the company's recent "Greatness" commercial. There seems to be a problem, though, and it lies in Sony's execution. » 7/17/13 10:15pm 7/17/13 10:15pm

The Many Ways You Can Pay To Be “Good” At A Game

How badly do you want to win? Enough that you'd pay to strap on a gaming headset that shocks your brain? Maybe that sounds insane, but then again, many of the things people do to gain an edge in multiplayer games are ridiculous. » 7/01/13 6:00pm 7/01/13 6:00pm

When Is Cheating In A Game Okay?

I can tell you exactly when I ruined Pokemon for myself. It was when I enlisted the help of an Action Replay and an obscure program that let me do just about anything in the game. It was like playing god. Pokemon god. And having this powerful ability completely changed how I see cheating. » 12/28/12 8:30pm 12/28/12 8:30pm

These Halo 4 Cheaters Might Look Headless, But You Can Still Headshot…

If you play Halo 4 multiplayer, chances are you've heard about the rumored headless Spartans that you can't kill. Maybe if you're unlucky you've actually come across these infamous Spartans. » 12/20/12 1:00pm 12/20/12 1:00pm

Turns out that there's a mod where you can take off all the armor—including, despite how baffling it might sound, your…

5 Ways To Be A Massive Jerk To Your Opponents In Video Games

Maybe you reached your skill plateau despite constant practice. Maybe the odds are against you. Maybe you're just a terrible human being. Whatever the reason, you need to win, and you need to win bad—no matter what the cost. Perhaps at the cost of my morality and integrity, I'm here to help. » 7/27/12 9:30am 7/27/12 9:30am

Star Wars: The Old Republic Factions Learn to Work Together to Exploit …

Now that BioWare has instituted fixes limiting the number of Republic and Imperial players taking part in each instance of player-versus-player planet Ilum an uneasy truce has been formed. Now both sides can take turns killing each other for credit! » 1/19/12 7:30pm 1/19/12 7:30pm