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Blizzard will shut down ‘Overwatch’ matches when it spots cheating

Blizzard thinks it has a straightforward way to prevent Overwatch cheaters from wrecking others' matches: bring those matches to a screeching halt. As part of a developer update, Game Director Jeff Kaplan has revealed that Blizzard will automaticall… Engadget RSS … Read the rest of this entry

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Frustration over ‘Splatoon 2′ cheating leads to leaderboard hack

Splatoon 2 has had a cheating problem for a while, with unscrupulous players quickly wiping out entire teams in what's supposed to be an accessible, kid-friendly shooter. And now, frustration over the cheating is reaching a fever pitch. Nintendo has… … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube pulls hundreds of videos over essay cheating ads

YouTube doesn't have it easy managing the ads it automatically inserts itself, but it's another challenge entirely to manage the ads baked into the videos themselves. The online video giant has pulled over 1,400 videos after a BBC investigation foun… … Read the rest of this entry

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Blizzard and Epic take ‘Overwatch’ and ‘Fortnite’ cheating very seriously

Game-makers have had a field day making examples out of cheaters the past few weeks. Most recently, a pair of Overwatch hackers were charged in South Korea as a result of a year-long investigation by the region's police. Working with … Read the rest of this entry

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France isn’t ready to ban cyclists from cheating with motors

The pro cycling world may be cracking down on the use of hidden motors to cheat in races, but it doesn't look like governments are ready to make it a criminal offense. The French government has shot down a proposed … Read the rest of this entry

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Heroes of the Dorm disqualifies Harvard for cheating

Harvard University is one of the most respected educational institutes in the United States, with a storied history that stretches all the way back to the mid-17th century. It has produced eight US Presidents, more than any other school in … Read the rest of this entry

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FIFA 15 Ultimate Team loses trade offers as EA continues to combat cheating

Back in August, with the release of FIFA 15 growing closer, Electronic Arts promised to bring great vengeance and furious anger down upon those who dared to cheat in FIFA Ultimate Team. Now the publisher has gone one step further … Read the rest of this entry

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