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Titanfall cheaters pool live on PC now, here's how it works

Titanfall's anti-cheating system, FairFight, is now active on PC, and it places all cheaters in the same pool to play with each other – and only each other. As Respawn puts it, "You can play with other banned players in something that will resemble the Wimbledon of aimbot contests. Hopeful...

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Max Payne 3 'Cheater Pool' is live, don't get stuck in it

The Max Payne 3 Cheater Pool launches today, quarantining anyone confirmed to be using hacked saves, modded games or any other cheats into one, isolated playlist where they can't pick on honest players. If you've cheated and are worried about ending up in the Cheater Pool, first of all: Good, that ...

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Battlefield 3 dev hiring 'anti-cheat administrator' to stop the evildoers

Are you one of those guys in a helicopter hovering near spawn points in Battlefield 3 (say, an aircraft carrier), wantonly exploiting the game and infuriating players? You may not actually be cheating, but we still think you're the worst. That aside, Battlefield 3 developer DICE is apparently looki...

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DICE promises vigilance against Battlefield 3 cheaters

Finding out that cheating has apparently become rampant in Battlefield 3's online multiplayer is somewhat of a travesty, considering how much some members of our staff play it. Neither of our main combatants have ever actually spotted a cheater (at least not in any verifiable way) while playing o...

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Rockstar offering Red Dead cheaters a chance at Redemption

Next Tuesday, Rockstar San Diego will swing low its terrible banhammer, winking players with hacked Red Dead Redemption game saves out of existence. If you're one of these miscreants, but you'd rather not have your Gamertag/PSN ID permabanned from the Wild Western's multiplayer component, you still...

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Shadow Complex cheaters will have scores deleted, Gamerscore reset

Chair Entertainment is ready to lay the smack down on Shadow Complex cheaters. Major Nelson sends word that Microsoft will take action this week against those "verified as cheaters," deleting their records from the Shadow Complex leaderboards, as well as resetting their associated accounts' Gamers...

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Call of Duty 4 patch has cheaters in its sights, finger on the trigger

According to @fourzerotwo, Infinity Ward is in the final stages of crafting a patch that will take aim at cheaters on the Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty 4. The patch is in the certification process right now and should hit the battlefield soon, so if you've found yourself on the receiving end of...

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Glitching with ghosts in Mario Kart Wii

Well, folks, the game we're all looking forward to might not be so perfect after all. Now, while the glitch itself works 100%, it seems that Nintendo is mindful of it and removing the faulty times from the leaderboards. So, at least the cheaters aren't getting the credit they so badly want. [Via S...

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Blizzard locked in legal battle with WoW bot maker

The BBC today has a nice little summary of the ongoing legal battle between Blizzard, maker of World of Warcraft, and Michael Donnelly, maker of bot program MMO Glider. In short, Blizzard says MMO Glider violates its copyrights and the end-user license agreement that players agree to when they insta...

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Gears already riddled with cheaters

Emergence Day was supposed to be a celebration. A celebration of chainsaws, headshots, and curb stomping. It looks like it was a celebration of something else entirely: cheating. Remember the hubbub about not having friends in ranked matches of Gears? It looks like it was all for naught, as getting ...

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