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BioShock Infinite Speedrun Scene Revitalized By Mutual Agreement To ‘Cheat’

Under ideal conditions, BioShock Infinite’s speedrun should be a short rush full of shotgun blasts and level skips. Instead, it’s often a dice roll to see if runners get an item that saves them time. Fed up with random chance ruining their attempts, speedrunners have agreed on a solution to remove the problem: cheat.Read more… […]

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EVE Exploiters Will Soon Face Harsher Punishments

EVE Online is under siege. The invasion isn’t masterminded by one of EVE’s infamous misanthropes or some grand armada worth hundreds of thousands of dollars— it’s an invasion of exploiters, botters and hackers. This time, instead of the players battling in space, CCP Games’ Security Team is on the front line.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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New Series Dares People To Figure Out When Speedrunners Cheat

Sometimes a speedrun is too good to be true. Using editing tools and some sneaky cuts, a desperate runner can disguise that they are stringing together a series of videos so it appears that they’ve completed difficult skips or achieved a world record. One clever YouTube channel challenges viewers to find the exact…Read more… Continue […]

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Alex Pall’s cheating scandal is evidence that EDM is a fiber in the fabric of mainstream media [Editorial]

It is perhaps irrefutable that 2017 was the year of The Chainsmokers.Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart kicked off their year with a Grammy win. Their debut album, Memories…Do Not Open, secured their status as household names soon thereafter.The duo had additionally achieved a superstardom that transcended the DAWs and BPMs, scoring a deal with Tommy Hilfiger, as the brand’s newest […]

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Who is Donald Trump Screwing? (Besides Everyone in America)

There are way bigger problems in America right now, but I’m trying to get the ol’ blogging fingers back in shape, so forgive me for relying on a crutch that served me way too well for way too long: Making fun of moron celebrities for doing moron things with their moron sex parts. In my […]

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Philly’s Overwatch League Team Has Pulled Out Of The Entire Preseason

The Philadelphia Fusion, the Comcast-owned Overwatch League team, just pulled out of their pre-season matches, citing “player logistics issues.” The Fusion had been scheduled to play the debut match of the OWL pre-season against the Florida Mayhem tomorrow.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Evidence Suggests Super Meat Boy Speedrunners Cheated

Super Meat Boy’s challenging platforming and hidden secrets have turned it into a popular game for speedrunning. A new method for detecting cheaters now suggests that some famous runs might not be what they appear to be.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Overwatch Star Posts Smug Video About Being Mature, Has His Horny DMs Leaked One Day Later

In the past 48 hours, Brian “Kephrii” St. Pierre has gone from making a smug video about how other Overwatch pros are “rude” and should try being “a better person,” to becoming the center of a truly bonkers scandal in which he admitted to cheating on his wife with multiple female fans. In a statement […]

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Ingress Players Use Unofficial Tools To Stalk One Another

In May, Nicci Kay and her wife moved 25 miles south to the port city of Tacoma, Washington where, in time, they planned to overtake the Resistance’s hold on the area. Kay is an Ingress player, an agent in a great and invisible cyberwar over territory that spans the globe, involving two factions: the Resistance […]

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Fighting Game Tournament Pool Goes To Shit After Loser Keeps Playing Under Friend’s Name

While fighting game events allow everyone an opportunity to compete thanks to their traditional, open-bracket format, they have one explicit rule: you only get one shot at winning. A competitor boldly broke this rule at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Toronto, Ontario when he decided his first chance wasn’t enough and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Stop Ghosting—and Date With More Empathy

If you’re looking for a quick and dirty exit to a romantic entanglement with someone you’re not too likely to run into again, ghosting can seem like a tempting, blissfully simple option. But then, one day, you find yourself on the opposite end of the ghosting equation, lovelorn and wondering why people can’t just…Read more… […]

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Counter-Strike Players Banned Mid-Match For Cheating During Qualifiers

The open qualifiers for the upcoming Eleague Boston Major have been marred by a number of issues, including a sudden spree of cheating bans. Several players have received bans mid-match for supposedly using cheating software to gain an edge on fellow competitors.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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