Last July, esports organization ESL lifted the lifetime ban on tournament participation from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players who had been caught cheating or participating in match-fixing schemes. The new sanctions now call for a two-year ban on cheaters and a five-year ban on match fixers, with the potential…
Breath of the Wild players have developed a cheat code mod that lets you spawn almost any object, item, character, or boss into your game. The raw power this affords Link is incredible.
Counter-Strike players are currently coping with an exploit that allows bots to spam text and partake in games without being kicked.
Cheating might win you a game, but it won’t win you any friends. In this case, the red-handed dickhead didn’t get either.
When news broke that a couple from Ohio suddenly had a legendary Pokémon yesterday, the most common response from other players was that something fishy was going on. Today, Niantic confirmed the shenanigans, and says it has rectified the situation.
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.
Lets say you’re playing a video game and you encounter a teammate who is very obviously cheating—we’re talking, impossible headshots, the ability to see through walls, the works. What do you do?
Last week, a new Destiny event called Trials of Osiris went live. It was a big deal: tons of players participated in the event, in the hopes of winning cool new gear, or to gain access to a special exclusive new social hub. Some people wanted these rewards so badly, however, that they resorted to cheating.
Everyone loves Steam sales. But wanna know who really loves Steam sales? Counter-Strike cheaters. Here's why.
In today's episode of Speak-Up on Kotaku, commenter Phantomlink wants to know all about your deeply buried video game cheating past. Were you a cheater? Are you a cheater? Don't be shy.
StarCraft II players using unauthorized hacks and modifications to get a leg up on the competition might want to give fair play a try, as a Blizzard statement indicates the end of the line is in sight for cheaters.