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Last night, Blizzard announced that it's brought the banhammer down on cheaters in its MMOTCG, Hearthstone. "Several thousand" botter accounts have been banned for the next two months, though the studio warns it won't be so lenient next time: We've recently banned several thousand Hearthstone acco...

October 28th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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RIFT's come under siege as of late, but instead of that siege being the "vicious creatures from another planar dimension" variety, it's been the players themselves. Trion Worlds has posted that the game became infested with botters over the recent holidays, so the team has taken action. "As of t...

January 9th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Jagex has nuked them from orbit, and now, the MMO studio is going to put RuneScape's bots on trial. Coming soon to RuneScape is a brand-new area called Botany Bay. It's here that players can be the judge, jury, and executioner for convicted bots, voting on their ultimate punishment. Jagex gives...

September 26th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We've gotten a bunch of tips recently that claim some very e-famous PvPers are botting in BGs. If you aren't familiar with the term "botting," Dictionary.com provides us with the following definitions of bot: Bot: –nounthe larva of a botfly. Bot: –noun (Australian...

September 21st 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a crazy day over on WoW Insider -- the next content patch, 3.1, has hit the Public Test Realm, and there's a dragon-sized amount of information coming out: new raids, new instances, new world events, new mounts, new pets, new armor, new mechanics, and much more. Stay tuned to Joystiq's Azerot...

February 25th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Blizzard has had the big botting ban now in place for a couple of weeks, and there are a few people I've noticed who are not online. Additionally I've noticed a change in the auction house price. There are some items like low level enchanting mats that are going for tons more, and others such as hig...

June 9th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Frybread over at Notaddicted yesterday posted about a chat that he had with the owner of an American gold botting company. Evidently the massive gold farming bans that went through on Monday hit his company especially hard. First of all it's interesting to note that there are such companies in the U...

June 13th 2007 at 1:01pm 0 Comments