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Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley made headlines this week when he smacked down hackers, aimbotters, and various PlanetSide 2 ne'er-do-wells via his Twitter feed. Aside from the comedy value inherent in the CEO of a major corporation engaging in a public joust with employment-chal...

December 7th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There's nothing like a car crash to slow down traffic as everyone rubbernecks at someone else's misfortune. Likewise, gamers and media alike were fascinated with the premature demise of last year's All Points Bulletin, craning their heads to see how extensive the damage was. But out of the wreck...

August 29th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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This week's APB Reloaded dev blog is live, and GamersFirst CEO Bjorn Book-Larsson gives way to Aphadon, a former AI engineer on the Realtime Worlds version of APB who is currently overseeing the anti-cheat systems for the new incarnation of the game. Aphadon details the original implementation of P...

January 24th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There are beasts out there that are far worse than a simple macro auto-pilot program, a la Glider. In the FPS community, beasts like the notorious aim bot, capable of auto-targeting your enemies in a game of shooting skill, exist to ruin everyone's fun. And when you cross your MMORTS with the bat...

February 24th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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As our technological wonders ever expand into dazzling and exciting new realms, we here at the Fanboy can't help but think we're all going to get replaced some day by bitchin' robots with chrome chestplates. We made the mistake, however, of mentioning this to our superiors, and they think it's a gre...

February 16th 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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As our technological wonders ever expand into dazzling and exciting new realms, we here at the Fanboy can't help but think we're all going to get replaced some day by bitchin' robots with chrome chestplates. We made the mistake, however, of mentioning this to our superiors, and they think it's a gre...

February 16th 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments