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Counter-Strike cheater gets knifed in his head


Mar 22
// Jim Sterling
As if we needed further evidence that videogames are SERIOUS business, an alleged Counter-Strike cheater in Jilin, China was rushed to hospital with a giant kitchen knife jammed into his skull. A group of kids were arguing wi...
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If you're playing Modern Warfare 2 on the Xbox 360, you might want to lay low for a few days. Yet another problem has been discovered in Infinity Ward's game, and this one's a real bastard, with the ability to "infect" your p...

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PS3 leaderboard hack ruins Modern Warfare 2 for everyone


Dec 07
// Jim Sterling
Time for yet another story about what great people we gamers can be. Some nefarious new hackery has been wrecking the PS3 version of Modern Warfare 2, allowing cheaters to scale the top of the leaderboards with ludicrous...
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2,500 Modern Warfare 2 cheaters banned on PC


Nov 30
// Jim Sterling
And so the cull begins ... Infinity Ward has begun to swing its giant, bloodstained scythe across the undedicated Modern Warfare 2 servers, striking down those stupid enough to try and cheat. This is one of the reasons given ...
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Big surprise: Modern Warfare 2 already hacked


Nov 11
// Josh Tolentino
Have you had enough of Modern Warfare 2 coverage yet? Are you a vindictive PC gamer? If you answered "no" to the first question and "yes" to the second, you are now free to have a few quiet "I told you so" chuckles, because r...
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Microsoft punishing those who 'compromise' Shadow Complex


Sep 15
// Jim Sterling
You may have heard a while ago that unscrupulous gamers were able to steal a copy of Shadow Complex thanks to a glitch in the XBLA game's trial version. It was possible to unlock the full game without having to pay for it. Th...
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Cheat at Monster Hunter 3, get banned for 7,000 years


Aug 31
// Jim Sterling
If you love Monster Hunter games and think cheating is brilliant, Capcom's here to make your life difficult. Unless you're immortal, that is. According to the above image, anybody caught cheating at Monster Hunter 3 will face...
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Secrets abound in NES Punch Out!!, here's one


Aug 08
// Matthew Razak
I played the original Punch-Out!! on the NES until my fingers bled. This was mostly because I sucked at it, but I was determined to beat it. I did, once, during a weekend night of glory that I have attempted to recreate, but ...
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Hacker thinks Conduit is a cheater's paradise


Jul 16
// Jim Sterling
A hacker who calls himself "hetoan2" has criticized The Conduit's sheer ease of manipulation, claiming that the game has almost no protection from unscrupulous cheaters who can alter variables to give themselves inf...
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Fable II Pub Games cheaters are going to get screwed.


Sep 16
// Conrad Zimmerman
You know that old chestnut about how game glitches are actually "features" in disguise? It seems that sometimes they actually are.Yesterday, IGN posted their impressions of the first three hours of Fable II. Tucked ...
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Unlock all the classes in the Too Human demo


Jul 24
// Brad Nicholson
According to Major Nelson, the totally awesome Too Human demo was the 7th most played title on Xbox Live for the week of July 14. This may come as a surprise to most, considering that the reception of the game before the demo...
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Imitation is the highest form of flattery: 2K Sports releases cheats for NBA 2K8


Mar 20
// Samit Sarkar
I was getting really excited about asking my esteemed colleague Chad Concelmo to focus on NBA Jam for one of his Memory Card articles. But then I realized that the greatness of those games couldn’t technically be summed...
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Lair 'Hot Coffee' code discovered: More exciting than the game?


Sep 05
// Nick Chester
  Above is video of the recently discovered 'Hot Coffee' code for Factor 5's PlayStation 3 title, Lair. The code was revealed to MTV's Stephen Totilo, in a recent in interview with the game's director, Julian Eggebr...
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PAX 2007: Virtua Fighter 5 Arcade in US confirmed


Aug 27
// Dale North
Remember when we told you that we heard that Japanese-style Virtua Fighter 5 arcade cabinets were on their way to the United States? We can now confirm that. What? How do we know? We played it! Yours truly took on varied atte...
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The founder of GameFAQs to step down after twelve glorious years of faqqing


Jul 23
// William Haley
I thought that my emotions were no longer a working part of me and that my tear ducts and vage had dried up long ago, but apparently there is some humanity left in me after all. Jeff Veasey, or "CJayC" as he is more...
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Hidden "HD" code for God of War 2 found


Apr 13
// Nick Chester
For owners of HD capable sets, God of War 2 just got a slight graphical bump. Not that it needed it ...A hidden code has been discovered that enables what GameTrailers is calling a "Hidden HD" mode. But in reality, ...

Attention baseball fans: Sony ruins season with predictions

Mar 27 // Robert Summa
The full outlook:NATIONAL LEAGUEMVP - A.Soriano, Chicago Cubs: Ave .310; HR 45; RBI 132; H 185; R 113; SLG .636Silver Slugger and Hank Aaron Award: Lance Berkman, Houston Astros: Ave .328; HR 40; RBI 109; H 187; R 117; SLG .633Rookie of the Year: Scott Thorman, Atlanta Braves: Ave .258; HR 24; RBI 71; H 114, R 48; SLG .453       CY Young; Roy Oswalt, Houston Astros: ERA 3.62; W 19; K 194; BB 57; WHIP 1.292  Rolaids Relief; Jason Isringhausen, St. Louis Cardinals: ERA 2.68, W 0; K 51, BB 23; Saves 50; WHIP     1.252   AMERICAN LEAGUEMVP – Justin Morneau, Minnesota Twins: Ave .322; HR 29; RBI 109; H 194; R 106; SLG .566Silver Slugger - Grady Sizemore, Cleveland Indians: Ave .349; HR 27; RBI 92; H 206; R 118; SLG .607Rookie of the Year - Delmon Young, Tampa Bay Devil Rays: Ave .303; HR 20; RBI 83; H 195; R 84; SLG .443Hank Aaron Award - Grady Sizemore, Cleveland Indians: Ave .349; HR 27; RBI 92; H 206; R 118; SLG .607                   CY Young - Chien-Ming Wang, New York Yankees: ERA 3.38; W 20; K 170; BB 73; WHIP 1.301Rolaids Relief - MarianoRivera, New York Yankees: ERA 1.93; W 4, K 54, BB 16; Saves 44; WHIP 1.212MLB 07 The ShowMLB 07 The Show has more than 500 hours of analysis from the entire 2006 MLB season; every pitch, every at-bat, every action in every inning for every game.  Using that type of statistical data, MLB 07 The Show was able to come up with these predications and continues to raise the bar on what fans call the BEST baseball simulation available. 
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You know how people like to run Madden games to see who will win the Super Bowl? Well, Sony has gone one step further and decided to send me an e-mail predicting how the entire 2007 MLB season will pan out via their latest ga...

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Who would use robots for evil?


Feb 20
// Dale North
Well, David Harr (gamertag Diego Knyte) would -- that is, if you consider automatic gamerscore point-building via advanced robotics evil*. David's robot, dubbed xBot, completes a simple task: it restarts a match after t...
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Sony marketing: We came, we saw, we stole your junk


Jan 25
// Robert Summa
Sony, let me break it down for you: You have an image problem. You continually f*ck up in the gaming public's eye. I'm here. I'm available. If you need someone with common sense to help you, then I am offering my ...
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eBay stupidity is not in short supply


Jan 10
// Faith
Surfing the listings at eBay, you'll see hundreds of auctions that are just tricks to rip idiot buyers off. The favorite trick of... I'd say clever sellers, but if the buyers took a minute to read the details of the a...
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The U.S. Tekken download hack for PS3


Jan 03
// Robert Summa
While this may only last for the next few hours or days -- depending on Sony's response time and care level -- there is a hack out right now to download the Japanese-only available Tekken 5 from the Sony online store. Wa...
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Beating that damn claw game thingy


Jan 03
// Robert Summa
Looking for a way to impress that special lady in your life? Well, maybe after watching this video, she'll be awed by your 1337 claw skills and give up that snatch like her life depended on it. Thanks to Braniac (that s...
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Idiot WoW player suing moron who took his character; wahmbulance dispatched


Dec 31
// Robert Summa
What's worse: Spending your whole life inside World of Warcraft or falling for a spam e-mail and giving away your WoW info which turns into you losing a character you spent your life working on?Well, that is what happened...
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Explore the forbidden zones in Zelda: Twilight Princess


Dec 28
// Niero Gonzalez
A Gamespot forum member used the SuperClawshot code in the GameCube version of Zelda: Twilight Princess to go where no Link was ever supposed to go (after the beta, I'm sure). While we're waiting on wall walkthrough ...
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Karma: It's a bitch for PS3 scalpers


Dec 26
// Robert Summa
Possibly the most feel-good story of the year, it seems that the dirty ingrates who wanted to buy up PlayStation 3s simply to resell them at higher prices are getting the shaft. Oh God, do I wish I could be there in person to...
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XBLA Texas Hold ‘em facelift is a comin'


Nov 27
// Robert Summa
Remember when Microsoft offered Texas Hold 'em for free on XBLA and everyone dowloaded it and played it and realized how buggy and craptastic it was? Well, Microsoft finally got around to fixing all that junk that was bro...
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WoW guild hit with banstick


Nov 04
// RobertSumma
I love Blizzard. Why? Because they have no patience for those who look to cheat and exploit their way through games that are supposed to be fun, that are supposed to be an experience. That's why a big grin spread across my ...
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Microsoft bricks the modders


Oct 31
// RobertSumma
Life must be hard for a cheating no-good hacker. Not only do they have to spend hours upon hours trying to break games, consoles or PCs trying to get what they could have had had they actually spent that brain power in a re...
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Splinter Cell Double Agent: The glitches and cheats


Oct 26
// RobertSumma
And so, it begins. As is par for the course on just about every online game nowadays, the glitch abusers and stat boosters are starting to come out of the woodwork in Splinter Cell Double Agent for the Xbox 360. Here's a ru...
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Kotaku's Florian = that annoying ganker


Oct 16
// RobertSumma
Kotaku's loveable and squeezable Florian "Flow-bee" Eckhardt has come out of his rat hole and admitted that he is indeed one of those annoying Rogue gankers that plague the experience of many World of Warcraft players. Here...

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