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Faced With Criminal Charges, Valve Denies Facilitating Illegal Counter-Strike Gambling

Faced With Criminal Charges, Valve Denies Facilitating Illegal Counter-Strike Gambling

A few months ago, Valve finally got around to cracking down on Counter-Strike skin gambling, a sketchy secondary market potentially worth billions of dollars. The saga, however, is far from over.
Counter-Strike Adds Harsher Penalties For Repeat Griefers

Counter-Strike Adds Harsher Penalties For Repeat Griefers

As part of the latest patch to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive , Valve has made changes to their policy for bad behavior. Two strikes and you are out, pal. Read more...
Pro Counter-Strike Bobbleheads Look As Creepy As You'd Imagine

Pro Counter-Strike Bobbleheads Look As Creepy As You'd Imagine

Bobblehead figurines have been a staple of professional sports ever since they were first introduced in to the world of baseball fandom in the early 1960s. So naturally, esports are attempting to
Pro Counter-Strike Bobbleheads Look As Creepy As You'd Imagine

Pro Counter-Strike Bobbleheads Look As Creepy As You'd Imagine

Bobblehead figurines have been a staple of professional sports ever since they were first introduced in to the world of baseball fandom in the early 1960s. So naturally, esports are attempting to
Changing Weather Puts New Spin On Classic Counter-Strike Maps

Changing Weather Puts New Spin On Classic Counter-Strike Maps

Counter-Strike’s best maps are finely tuned staging grounds for battles of tactics, will, and hair-trigger reflexes. A slight change can have a tremendous impact on how they play. Even something as
Counter-Strike Adds Buyable Glove Skins

Counter-Strike Adds Buyable Glove Skins

Gun skins, knife skins, and sprays not enough for you? Wait, really? Well OK then, Counter-Strike’s got you (and your hands) covered. Read more...
Modder Recreates Classic Counter-Strike In CSGO

Modder Recreates Classic Counter-Strike In CSGO

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the most popular shooters in the world, but some still prefer The Old Ways. Read more...
China Will Force Games With Loot Boxes To Disclose Odds

China Will Force Games With Loot Boxes To Disclose Odds

I fucking hate loot boxes, but there’s no denying that they work. I can’t count the number of times I’ve played two or three more Overwatch matches than I was planning to because I was so close to the
Modder Gives Counter-Strike's Most Popular Maps A Holiday Makeover

Modder Gives Counter-Strike's Most Popular Maps A Holiday Makeover

Counter-Strike might have Christmas chickens, but it’s severely lacking in Christmas maps. Enter a selection of phenomenal modded maps by BadtRIP. Read more...
Counter-Strike League Shuts Down After Players Organize Against Owners

Counter-Strike League Shuts Down After Players Organize Against Owners

Earlier this year, a new esports league, The Professional eSports Association (PEA), burst onto the scene. It was unique in that it was owned by bigtime esports teams, rather than a third party.
Hacker Leaks 1.5 Million Profiles From Game Site After They Refuse To Pay $100,000

Hacker Leaks 1.5 Million Profiles From Game Site After They Refuse To Pay $100,000

The ESEA is an esports community that runs a popular online Counter-Strike league. In late December, its security got breached in a big way. Now the details of that breach are coming to light, with
None Of 2016's Most-Played Steam Games Came Out In 2016

None Of 2016's Most-Played Steam Games Came Out In 2016

The sheer number of games on Steam is overwhelming, and more new ones come out per day than ever before. Despite that, Steam’s upper echelon has calcified, with an Old Guard looking down from the top
Miami Heat's Esports Partner Gets Counter-Strike Team Following Labor Dispute

Miami Heat's Esports Partner Gets Counter-Strike Team Following Labor Dispute

The Counter-Strike players for the esports organization Team SoloMid have all left following a dispute with owners over which leagues they could play in. Instead, the squad have all joined with
Miami Heat's Esports Partner Gets Counter-Strike Team Following Labor Dispute

Miami Heat's Esports Partner Gets Counter-Strike Team Following Labor Dispute

The Counter-Strike players for the esports organization Team SoloMid have all left following a dispute with owners over which leagues they could play in. Instead, the squad have all joined with
The Pro Tennis Player Who Gets Angry In Counter-Strike

The Pro Tennis Player Who Gets Angry In Counter-Strike

Jerzy Janowicz isn’t the most famous tennis player on the circuit, but if you’re a fan of tennis, or even just sport in general, there’s a high chance you may have heard of him. What you might not
Counter-Strike Pro Wins Epic Shootout Against The Entire Enemy Team

Counter-Strike Pro Wins Epic Shootout Against The Entire Enemy Team

Team Liquid should have lost to Team EnVyUs well before the game’s eventual ending scoreline of 25-21. But Josh “jdm64" Marzano had other plans, including mowing down the entire enemy team as the last
A Quick Way To Catch Up On Pro Counter-Strike Games

A Quick Way To Catch Up On Pro Counter-Strike Games

Keeping up with esports isn’t easy. Counter-Strike matches are made up of multiple multi-round games. Tournaments quickly turn into time investments. Naturally, you’re gonna miss a few here and there.
The Epic Comeback That Defined This Weekend's Major Counter-Strike Tournament

The Epic Comeback That Defined This Weekend's Major Counter-Strike Tournament

The ELEAGUE Major 2017 seemed to be missing something. People scattered across social media were surprised by the quality of the matches but felt like the event was missing the gravitas and pageantry
The Epic Comeback That Defined This Weekend's Major Counter-Strike Tournament

The Epic Comeback That Defined This Weekend's Major Counter-Strike Tournament

The ELEAGUE Major 2017 seemed to be missing something. People scattered across social media were surprised by the quality of the matches but felt like the event was missing the gravitas and pageantry
Valve Removes Counter-Strike's Dust2 Map From Competitive Play

Valve Removes Counter-Strike's Dust2 Map From Competitive Play

On Friday, Valve announced it was removing the CS:GO’s Dust2 from the Active Duty group. While the beloved map will still be playable in casual matches, it’s been replaced by Inferno for tournaments,