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Albion Online bans more than 600 accounts for buying currency

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You are probably aware that buying Silver in Albion Online from a third-party site is not allowed, not least because there's a legitimate first-party option...

J. Allen Brack says Blizzard will combat racism through donations, bans, and education

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Nobody's ever going to hold Blizzard up as a paragon of virtue, but President J. Allen Brack said that the studio is trying to...
Well, maybe there's another oasis where they like cheaters.

Last Oasis declares that cheaters will not be tolerated within the game

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If you decide to cheat in Last Oasis, the developers do not like you. No, not if you're just testing it out. No, not...
We wouldn't want to assail your dignity.

Fortnite bans certain actions in competitive play to avoid cheating

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Good news, Fortnite players, you can be issued a ban for jumping during competitive play! Sort of, anyhow. See, Fortnite really doesn't want players signaling to...
The scales of judgement weight heavy.

Final Fantasy XIV suspends a streamer for shaming another player live on his stream

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One of the rules about playing Final Fantasy XIV is that players are to a limited extent liable for what they do and say outside...
No mouse for you.

Black Desert Online is blocking macro software in its Korean version, leading to player anxiety

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All right. We can all agree that trying to cut down on hacking in Black Desert Online is a good thing, yes? So we...
Was there a guy? I thought there was a guy.

World of Warcraft backpedals on recent banwave

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Blizzard has announced that it's rolling back its recent wave of suspensions for World of Warcraft accounts found to be operating third-party software "that...
This is where you end with your games that require mods. Forever recall this.

Fallout 76 asks banned players to submit a 500-word essay on why cheating is wrong

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So we all know that Fallout 76 is a buggy mess by this point, which means that until it becomes not a buggy mess,...

PUBG has banned 13M cheaters since 2017, rolls out new anti-cheat systems

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You know what I'm really, really tired of? Freakin' cheaters. They aren't just cheating at the game itself; they are robbing all of us...

Guild Wars 2: Belgian players report gem-buying block, plus more on the bubble tea bans

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If you're a Belgian gamer, you should probably take a peek at your Guild Wars 2 account. Multiple Redditors and forumgoers from the country...
Cursing.

Destiny 2 once again denies misidentifying cheaters in latest ban wave

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When Destiny 2 launched on PC just two weeks ago, the cheater ban waves began. Players revolted, arguing that they hadn't been cheating and...
BANNED, you're all BANNED.

Fortnite deals with cheat detection false positives, breaks half a million concurrent players

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Cheating is bad in online games; we can all agree on that. Having anti-cheat software usually raises some questions back and forth, but the...

The Elder Scrolls Online recaps the big events of E3 while players get hit with surprise bans

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If you're fond of The Elder Scrolls Online and have managed to tear yourself away from Morrowind for a few minutes, you probably already...
Don't put me in a ball dude what the heck.

Legendary pokemon are teased for Pokemon Go as a new anti-cheat measure auto-bans bots

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Remember how last summer was all about Pokémon Go? That's probably not going to happen again this year, but the team behind the game...
Shh, you'll scare the food.

Black Desert GM punishes a player with a writing assignment

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The hard part about being a GM has to be when you're dealing with a certain brand of player. You know the sort; they're...
hax

Blizzard cracks down on Overwatch aimbot cheaters

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OK, cheaters, listen up. You're jerks, you're ruining the game for everyone, you're wasting developer time, which means you're wasting everyone's money, you're not...

EVE Online GMs removed at least 25 trillion ISK worth $400,000 from the game

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If you've been reading the gaming news this week, you may have heard about the enormous amount of wealth that was recently removed from EVE...
I am so tired.

Final Fantasy XIV bans more than 6,000 accounts for RMT

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Making money in Final Fantasy XIV isn't necessarily easy. You have to play the free market quite a bit to acquire large amounts of...
Stop, woman, no crying.

The Division subtracts 30,000 cheaters from its playerbase

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Cheaters are not wanted in The Division. They're not wanted in any game, really, but Ubisoft is taking a harder line against cheaters by...

The MOP Up: The future of skins in Paragon (May 29, 2016)

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The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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