Microsoft has announced via twitter that the autistic boy actually did cheat, and that the parents have been sent detailed evidence. It seems the mother owes Microsoft an apology...
Oh so he did cheat. I can't believe i actually felt sorry for him. Probably his mother put him up too it for attention. She a disgrace to all mothers in the world.
I thought the exact same thing :S
Just because he's autistic and can press the button 10X faster than you doesn't mean he cheated. Microsoft is just being as*holes. And no, I did not bother to even read the article at all, just to annoy you commentors.
As much as I disapprove of this boys cheating, I wouldn't say she's a bad mother. You say his mother PROBABLY put him up to it, then you say she's a disgrace. You're accusing her off of speculation.
Letting kid play M-rated game and then taking to the media to publicly try and humiliate Microsoft? Sorry, doesn't sound like the most intelligent and mature approach a mom could take... What a role model she is...
@ ThatsGaming If my kid got banned for cheating, and I called MICROSOFT for answers, and did not get anything back. I too would get the media on my side. That's not to say she did not ask the right questions, or maybe she had a ill-mannerd temper. ex. I had a $70 charge on my electric bill, I called the power company to get a reason for it, and all they did was say you have to pay, because we did replace the lock on your meter box. After going back and forth on the matter, I final said enough, and threatened the company with formal letter going out to my loacl Untilities commission, and the BBB. After that they call, and give me a credit, and an apology. So, if a company is less willing to help you out on the matter, then fight back with what ever means you can.
i don't really see how the mother has done anything any other mother would do. i screwed up as a kid all the time and lied my way out of it only for the truth to come out and make my parents look silly for defending me. now having said that i'm not sure if it is a good idea to let an autistic kid kill people in games as he may lose touch with what is right and wrong. then again i am not an authority on autism
Agreed, how would anyone know if the boy was autistic unless the mother brought it up? What an a$$hole.
LOL! So the autistic kid DID cheat! What a shocker and maybe we should have the news report mom with autistic kid cheated in game and tried to blame it on the company! I would like to see the mom on the news again... As I said before, MS made damn 100% sure they can tell if you cheated or not before they label you as such. They don't want to alienate their customers, and money speaks the loudest. When in doubt, follow the money trail. Yes, this applies to all companies including Nintendo and Sony.
http://cdn1.knowyourmeme.co... First the PSP2 and now this, today has been a fun day.
I told you so. Now, Remove all those damn disagrees from my comment: http://n4g.com/news/687684/... I was right. :P Microsoft don't make mistakes when it comes to banning or suspending accounts. Also, In this day & age.. no 12 year old boy is innocent.. especially the ones that play CoD: Black Ops all day, every day & search for the latest glitches & hacks. They are all pervs as well, secretly watching p0rn when mommy & daddy goes to bed.
"Also, In this day & age.. no 12 year old boy is innocent.. especially the ones that play CoD: Black Ops all day, every day & search for the latest glitches & hacks. They are all pervs as well, secretly watching p0rn when mommy & daddy goes to bed" You have some serious problems my friend....thats all I have to say. So because kids cheat at video games...make ALL 12 year old boys guilty in some sort? Ok....
She let her 11 years old son play M-rated games....figured something was up..
What is so bad letting a kid play a M rated game. I always let my nephew play COD, Dead Space 2 and God of War.
You let your nephew play? You'll figure it out when you have children...
Kid got owned
Of course he did but come on if he wasn't Autistic nobody would give a shit. Honestly playing so much on his Xbox is not good for him....what about when he gets a job when he's older, he won't be able to do anything because he can't interact and not just because he's autistic but because he's too used to his current lifestyle. Can't you get help off professional people or something? I mean I don't know anything about being autistic so what I'm saying might be a load of bollocks, if so feel free to put me right.
there is a good chance he won't get a job and will need to be cared for all his life. but then again i'm making this up as well haha
Although Microsoft has now said the evidence was given to the family it is convenient that occurred after the family went on the news. I still think Microsoft's phone support team is a joke. When the famaily first inquired they should have been informed that proof was being sent. If they were and just lied about getting the run around MS should sue them for defamation of character for trying to look like they were anti-autistic.
And then Microsoft would counter-sue for demfamation as well. This story went all over the net painting Microsoft as the bad guy... Who was damaged more?
No, he's saying if Microsoft was the first one to sue for defamation of character on the mothers side.
I suspect that providing proof is not done for two reasons: 1. It would reveal how MS detects cheaters and allow cheaters to try and circumventing it resulting in degraded experience for the Xbox Live Community. 2. The cost (including legal ramifications) of providing such a service to every [email protected] cheater that claims they didn't cheat.
I will just go on record saying I thought it was odd that nobody in that TV interview had said "he didnt cheat"... was odd then and now it appears to be true that he did. Like they say, you cant judge a book by its cover.
Saying the boy cheated and they sent the parents the info does not show anything. And they only did this after the parents went on the news. But then again, what did you expect from a company that supports eugenics? Not surprising they are attacking an autistic child like this. Next up, it'll be the "mentally challenged kid" (retard) they attack for cheating.
are you worried they will come after you
hahahaha you've just pawned urahara
Can someone tell me how the hell he was cheating. yes I read the articles, but it was noted that XBL can't detect modded controllers anyway ... so he's being accused of cheating how? Stephen Toulouse claims evidence of cheated achievements. Does that mean shared game save hacking or whatever?
it seems He allowed a hacker to access his profile to get him the Halo Recon Armor.
He's probably hooking up with some 50 year old man over xbox lIVE. His mom plonks him in front of the TV and leaves him there. Who knows who he's talking to and what they are telling he to do.
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Dumb bitch, dumb kid. Maybe the tint in her rose glasses has started to fade.
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