It sounds like Valve is taking advantage of a neural network to combat the spread of cheats in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Posting on Reddit, someone using the moderator-verified Valve Anti-Cheat account wrote that a fix is in the works for folks using spinbot hacks. Show More Summary
Astralis is undoubtedly one of the best 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' teams on the planet, but they have one fatal flaw: choking in high-pressure situations and throwing away chances to be crowned CS:GO champions. In an effort to...Show More Summary
One of the most popular competitive shooters in the world is getting another big tournament. The Esports Championship Series (ECS) announced today that its third season of professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive play will begin on February 18 with the ECS Open Qualifiers. ECS prides itself for giving its players the chance to have co-ownership of the league […]
The ELEAGUE 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' Major concluded in front of a live audience over the weekend. In the instant-classic Grand Final match, Astralis faced off against Virtus.Pro for the lion's share of $1,000,000 as more than one million viewers watching online. Read more... More about Mashable Video, Atlanta Major, Counter Strike Major, Csgo Major, and Eleague Major
Tempted to gamble your TF2 items? Valve has a suggestion for you: don’t. A couple of months ago Valve began banning accounts in order to completely crush the Counter-strike: Global Offensive gambling scene – and now the company is doing the same to gambling build around Team Fortress 2. Like a game of whack-a-mole, it […]
A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match shattered a Twitch viewership record Sunday, reaching over 1 million concurrent viewers during the exciting finish of the ELeague Major. ELeague's Twitch channel hit 1.026 million concurrent viewers...Show More Summary
The Counter-Strike. Global Offensive gambling "scandal" was one of the bigger events of 2016, one that left a lot of destruction in its wake. After letting such activity slide, Valve started taking action against websites and Steam accounts promoting the behaviour. Show More Summary
Long an esport dominated by European clubs like Fnatic and Virtus.pro, 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' saw an all-Brazilian squad carry two separate organizations into our top three ranking of total prize winners in 2016.
In a year with $1 million prize pools and new events like Turner’s ELEAGUE, 'CS:GO' grew immensely in 2016.
Coming off of last weekend’s excess in China with the WESG 2016, it’s back down to business with the start of some cutthroat action in both Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Smash Bros. Oh, and competitive League of Legends finally returns this weekend! Read more...
The most watched games on Twitch last year didn’t involve many new releases. Although Twitch popularity may not always translate to good sales for games, it undoubtedly reflects the tastes of the millions of players who frequent the incredibly popular livestreaming site. GitHyp, the analytics service that recently revealed Steam’s most played games last year […]
Janusz “Snax” Pogorzelski is a beast with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s silencer pistol, and a recent match at the WESG 2016 CS:GO Finals proves it. Read more...
Film and television production company Lionsgate has invested an undisclosed amount into Immortals, an eSports organization with teams competing in League of Legends, Overwatch, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Super Smash Bros. Source: Lionsgate
I feel like over the years I've lost count of the number of promising Counter-Strike-likes we've seen in development on mobile. If you're unfamiliar with the Counter-Strike phenomenon the tl;dr basically amounts to it started its life as a mod for the PC game Half-Life back in 1999 and quickly turned into the game to
Behind-the-scenes drama has ended a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament before it could start. The Professional Esports Association (PEA) today announced that it is suspending its plans to run a league for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a team-based shooter that’s one of the most popular games in the world. It said it made the decision after a […]
Today Valve announced the 100 games that have brought in the most revenue on Steam in 2016. The list is quite varied, ranging from top dogs like Grand Theft Auto V and the company’s own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to more granular games like Stellaris. Read more...
In professional sports, owners and players don’t always agree. And in esports, the same is proving true, as a player group launched a complaint this week and forced the owners to respond. Players from five professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams sent an open letter this week to the Professional Esports Association, an owner-operated esports league. […]
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the most popular shooters in the world, but some still prefer The Old Ways. Read more...
When I think of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (and, at this point, Valve more generally as well), I think of monetized items. You too? Well, here's another! Valve has introduced cosmetic glove skins as well as Steam Group Lobbies,...Show More Summary