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3,000 Guild Wars 2 players banned for vendor exploit

ArenaNet has revealed that it banned 3,000 Guild Wars 2 players last night for knowingly exploiting a vendor error that saw them buying cheap gear and selling it on for economy-wrecking profit.  "The players we banned were certainly in...


The DTOID Show: Diablo, Assassin's Creed, & MANOS!

Hey guys! I'm back from my wisdom-tooth extraction. My face still hurts. Here's some video game stuff. The War Z is a big zombie survival MMO that's coming soon that isn't at all related to Day Z, though it has a lot in common. Diablo...


New Diablo III players forced into 72-hour trial mode

[Update: Bear in mind this affects the DIGITAL version. If you buy boxed retail, you'll be a'ight in Blizzard's eyes. Not that it makes it better at all.] As part of its latest endeavors to combat thieves and cheats, Blizzard will...


Blizzard gets serious, ready to ban Diablo III cheaters

Out of the blue, Blizzard decided to post a not-so-friendly reminder that Diablo III cheaters will be caught and banned, as the studio readies itself to purge the criminal element. That always-online requirement means they're watching you, ...


Game Genie returns to consoles, shows PS3 version at E3

Hyperkin announced they will be rebooting Game Genie, the nostalgic, cheat code enabler for PlayStation 3. There is no release date at this time, but the product will be showed off at E3 with Skyrim and other recent releases. Sometimes I wo...


Dancing in SWTOR turns players into God

BioWare has a fresh Swoahtor exploit to plug up today, after it became known that players are literally dodging bullets with their fly dance moves. Using the "/getdown" command, player characters start to perform a jaunty jig, which w...


There's a Game Genie for DS

This isn't the shiny, gold paint-plated cheat cart of the NES days, but it has the same name. Hyperkin's Game Genie for the DS does similar things, though. Through codes you'll have access to cheats like unlimited life, endless ammo and top...


Over 1,600 users banned from Modern Warfare 3

[Update: The story originally stated 16,000 users were banned. That was incorrect and has been fixed. Sorry for the confusion.] The Call of Duty series is beloved by cheaters the world over, but Infinity Ward has no love for them. The compa...


Dead Rising 2: Off the Record is selling cheats as DLC

In a move that almost parodies the current state of downloadable content, Capcom is selling glorified cheat codes for Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. Things that were once included in games as hidden unlockables -- like God Mode and Big Hea...


Guerrilla to 'aggressively' tackle Killzone 3 hackers

The PlayStation Network has earned itself a reputation as being quite friendly to hackers and cheaters, but Guerrilla doesn't intend to give them quite so warm a welcome in Killzone 3.  "The ability for one person to ruin people’...


Here's a little multiplayer cheat for Spelunker HD

Those of you that read my impressions last week and weren't scared off should be enjoying the insane cave exploration in Spelunker HD. There's a multiplayer mode that I'm just now getting into, and some new information might make it a bit e...


Watch Captain Viridian pwn Super Meat Boy

It was really cool to see the Pink Knight (from Castle Crashers) and the Ninja (from N+) in the XBLA version of the game, but they didn't play all that differently from Meat Boy. More so, they didn't make the excruciating task of g...


Sega resets Sonic 4 leaderboards due to mass cheating

Due to a massive amount of cheating, Sega has completely reset the Xbox 360 leaderboards for Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1.  The cheating was dismayingly widespread as gamers kept popping up with logically impossible scores. People w...


15,000 Halo: Reach cheaters get credits reset

I will never, ever understand people who cheat at videogames. I'm god awful at first-person shooters in multiplayer, but that doesn't drive me to go and cheat in order to do whatever it is you do after you've won by cheating. Also, chances ...


A bunch of StarCraft II cheaters got the boot

Does a victory feel good if it's obtained through less-than-fair methods? I wouldn't know. What I do know, though, is that getting banned from cannot feel good. Upwards of 5,000 StarCraft II players are now sharing in that specia...


An update on cheating in StarCraft II

First of all, don't do it. I'm unsure of what it is you're playing on doing, but seriously, don't do it. Blizzard has sent out a little public notice to remind us all that cheating isn't cool -- especially when it comes to the high-stakes w...


Halo: Reach cheaters already being dickheads

Halo: Reach launched at 12am this morning, and already the servers are being infested with dirty rotten cheaters. According to Bungie, a relatively small percentage of people bought Reach just so they could break the game and be assholes, b...


Lost Wave Race Easter Egg makes game talk s**t

In what may be the greatest discovery in modern gaming, a deeply hidden Easter egg has been found within the GameCube version of Wave Race: Blue Storm. Yes, the game that was released in 2001. The code (which you can find after the jump) c...


Counter-Strike cheater gets knifed in his head

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 with the 17-year-...


Modern Warfare 2 gets an AIDS-like virus on Xbox Live

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 profile and turn...


PS3 leaderboard hack ruins Modern Warfare 2 for everyone

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 ludicrously high sc...


2,500 Modern Warfare 2 cheaters banned on PC

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 by Infinity War...


Big surprise: Modern Warfare 2 already hacked

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 reports are comi...


Microsoft punishing those who 'compromise' Shadow Complex

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. The leaderboards ...


Cheat at Monster Hunter 3, get banned for 7,000 years

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 a 7,000 year b...


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