Cheaters

Titanfall PC cheaters banished to cheater-only servers

Titanfall’s promised ramp up of anti-cheat measures has borne fruit, with cheaters corralled together away from their innocent, ethical foes.

6 years ago

Cheaters headlines

  • Valve anti-cheat does not steal your browser history - Newell

    Valve has responded to accusations that its widely-used anti-cheating system, VAC, goes through your browser history and reports back to its master.

    6 years ago
  • Rust adds anti-cheat technology, bans over 4,000 players

    Rust developer FacePunch has implemented an anti-cheat measure called CheatPunch, which has already identified and kicked out a significant number of players despite launching on official servers only.

    6 years ago
  • NES Remix global contest cancelled after players capitalise on exploit

    NES Remix players have discovered an exploit affecting the game’s clock, leading to the cancellation of a global contest to promote the Virtual Console showcase title.

    6 years ago
  • Diablo 3 exploit proceeds to go to charity

    Blizzard has identified 415 Diablo 3 players who took advantage of last week’s gold multiplying exploit, and will be diverting their profits directly to a good cause.

    7 years ago
  • Max Payne 3 hackers to be sent to a "cheater's pool"

    Rockstar has set up a dedicated email address for reporting Max Payne 3 cheaters, and intends to corral them together far away from the leaderboards.

    8 years ago
  • Diablo III ban hammer to strike "in the near future"

    Blizzard would like to remind cheaters that you can be permanently banned from the game if you get caught – and since we’re talking always-on DRM, that is a serious threat.

    8 years ago
  • GT Academy round two broadsided by cheaters, results discarded

    Cheaters never prosper. And neither, it appears, does anyone else who gets caught up in their silly scandals.

    9 years ago
  • Latest PS3 firmware update bans Black Ops multiplayer cheaters

    Thanks to the latest firmware update for PS3, some Call of Duty: Black Ops players have been banned for cheating.

    9 years ago
  • Modern Warfare 2 hack on PS3 allows impossible scores

    Looks like naughty hackers struck the Modern Warfare 2 leaderboards on PS3, apparently, and implanted cheaters at the top of the lists with massive play time figures ranging in the tens of thousands of days. That’s unpossible! While Activision or Infinity Ward has yet to comment on whether the boards will be reset, it is […]

    10 years ago
  • Infinity Ward brings down the banhammer on PC Modern Warfare 2 cheaters

    A couple weeks ago, hackers started fiddling around with a gaping hole in Modern Warfare 2’s command console, and – shockingly enough – instead of immediately alerting Infinity Ward to this exploit’s existence in an effort to preserve the subtle balance of their favorite game, people started cheating. Now, though, Infinity Ward’s flushing the scum. […]

    10 years ago
  • Cheaters' Gamercards will be tagged

    Xbox Live Policy and Enforcement dude Stephen Toulouse has said that not only will cheaters’ total gamerscore be reset to zero, their gamercards will also be branded – so the fact that you’ve cheated will follow you around forever. “The bar is a little bit higher than that,” Toulouse replied when Major Nelson quizzed him […]

    11 years ago
  • CoD4 cheaters to be deadalised by Infinity Ward

    Infinity Ward comms boss Rob Bowling’s confirmed by Twitter that a patch is on the way to “elminate the cheaters in COD4 on Xbox 360.” It’s Cheat Week, clearly. Only last night, Nelson reset some Gamerscores on filthy Gears 2 cheater accounts. Do you cheat at Call of Duty 4? You reign of terror is […]

    11 years ago