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Japanese gamer gets conditional sentence for cheating in game

Japanese gamer gets conditional sentence for cheating in game

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A 21-year-old Japanese gamer has a conditional prison sentence of three years received, because he valsspeelde in the online game Monster Hunter Frontier.

Reported that the Japanese newspaper Sankei. Plays the condemned man in the next three years, similar to the way false, than he must one year the cell.

The Japanese used a special program to make himself extra objects in the game. With the use of the valsspeelsoftware got the man to gain unauthorized access to the database from developer Capcom on 16 and 17 april.

According to the court, had the actions a major influence on the balance of the game. With the strict punishment would the judge prevent that other players are trying to do.

Monster Hunter Frontier is an online game that only in Japan has appeared. By using software to cheat, players can earn themselves an unfair advantage over other gamers.

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