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Steam Holiday Auction in a gem of a jam, temporarily closed [update]

Update [1.45PM ET]: Valve's updated the Holiday Auction page, announcing the auction will return "shortly." The event will be reset and Gems will return to inventories. The note reads: We apologize for the interruption. The Yeti has been contained. We had an issue with Gems that means we need to...

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Nintendo delists homebrew-enabling 3DS game in Japan

Nintendo has removed AQ Interactive's Nintendo 3DS puzzler Cubic Ninja from Japan's eShop (the only region in which it saw a digital release) after details regarding an in-game exploit were revealed earlier this week. The exploit, which requires a modified save file and a copy of Cubic Ninja, re...

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Blizzard gives thousands of Hearthstone bots the boot

"Several thousand" bots have been banned from Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft recently, Blizzard revealed in a Battle.net blog. The developer found that the accounts were associated with third-party programs that automate actions within the game, and they will now be banned from the game until 2015...

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Rejoice: Loot Cave 2.0 surfaces in Destiny

Decided to blow up our Loot Cave, Bungie? Our precious, treasure-dumping respawn point in Destiny? Fine then, we'll find another one. In fact, PS4 Trophies did just that in a new video, detailing a new legendary farm point in the game's rocket yard area. Get it while it's hot, people!...

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Bungie closes Destiny's 'Loot Cave,' discusses future fixes

Well that was fun while it lasted. The infamous "Loot Cave" that allowed Destiny players to collectively shoot into the darkness and reap massive rewards has been fixed by Bungie. "The Hive of the holy 'Treasure Cave' have realized the futility of their endless assault on Skywatch and have retired ...

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Destiny has a cave-shaped loot exploit

Remember how Bungie wanted each piece of loot in Destiny to have a "badass story" attached to it so badly that it scrapped player-to-player trades? A new exploit documented by Force Strategy Gaming (video posted below the break) flies in the face of such hopes, as the trick lets Guardians mow down...

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GTA Online update targets cash, progression exploits

A new update for GTA Online, version 1.09, has eradicated a number of cash and player progression glitches, on top of strengthening overall anti-cheat measures in the online multiplayer side of GTA 5. Rockstar hasn't said which exact exploits have been taken care of in the patch notes, nor has t...

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NES Remix contest canceled due to exploit, director apologizes

File this under "A Few Bad Apples Ruining The Bunch:" A time attack contest for NES Remix has been canceled due to players utilizing an exploit to decrease their times. The winner of the contest was set to have their run officially recorded by Nintendo, which obviously won't be happening. In a c...

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Complex glitch gives players infinite cash in GTA Online

If you're willing to swipe a motorcycle then navigate a complex labyrinth of menu screens, you could find yourself with a few million extra bucks in Grand Theft Auto Online. WikiGamesGuide posted the above video detailing a process that takes advantage of a glitch in how GTA Online tracks whic...

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Diablo 3 Auction House back online sans bug, exploiters punished

Diablo 3's Auction House is back online after Blizzard took it down earlier this week, following an update bug that allowed players to duplicate trillions in gold. Blizzard found the bug, exterminated it, and will now donate all proceeds generated from the exploit to Children's Miracle Network Hosp...

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