In keeping my word of continuing to go to MLG events, I recently went to the Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, Ohio for the first Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major in America, which was also the first to have a prize pool of...Show More Summary
Activision’s newly acquired Major League Gaming division is pulling in huge audiences even when it broadcasts games that don’t belong to the giant publisher. MLG held a tournament for the military shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive earlier this month, and it attracted 71 million live and on-demand views. The competition also set a new record for simultaneous […]
Given that there aren’t any Australian teams participating in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major at MLG Columbus right now, it’s quite simple for our country and our players within to be ignored. But, and don’t say it too loudly, things have been looking a lot better over the last month. More »
Last year Melbourne’s Crown Casino combined with FOX Sports and ESL Australia to shine a spotlight on the Australian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene. Early next month, Crown will be dipping their feet into the esports pool once more with Call of Duty. More »
While the explosive growth in popularity for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has mostly made the Fnatics and the Na’Vis of the world into esports stars, the women’s competitive scene has often been an overlooked cornerstone of the game. Show More Summary
Back at the end of January, Turner Sports and the folks at ELeague laid out the full schedule for the inaugural Counter-Strike: Global Offensive regular season of competition. There are 18 teams that are scheduled to compete and this...Show More Summary
Live esports isn’t going anywhere. Twitch, the leading site for livestreaming gameplay video, announced today that it has extended its partnership with the ESL esports organization. Fans of Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and League of Legends can expect to keep seeing ESL’s events for those games broadcasting on Twitch throughout 2016. In 2015, the ESL […]
Despite being denied the opportunity to compete at the US$1 million MLG Columbus tournament for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive courtesy of the US Embassy, Mongolia’s top Counter-Strike team will be able to show their wares at the equally large Valve-sponsored major in Katowice, Poland. More »
"We look forward to another great year of CS:GO competition."
Counter-strike: Global Offensive is now offering four times as many dollarydoos to its best players. The 2016 Counter-strike: Global Offensive Major Championship series will be significantly more lucrative than past years. Starting with MLG Colombus, each Major Championship will offer a total prize pool of $1 million – a staggering jump on the $250,000 cap […]
The prize pools for major esports tournaments continues to grow bigger. On the heels of Halo and Call of Duty upping their respective antes, Valve is stepping its prize game up, as well. Today, it announced that each Counter-Strike:Show More Summary
From now on, all Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major tournaments will offer $1 million prize pools. Valve says the massive bump (previously majors topped out at $250,000) is representative of CSGO’s growth into one of the world’s most popular eSports. Read more...
Counter-strike: Global Offensive is bringing back classic map Nuke. The latest Counter-strike: Global Offensive update brings back Nuke, a map featured in both the original Counter-strike and Counter-strike: Source. The new version has been significantly retooled, both for better readability and to give the Terrorist side more options. Show More Summary
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is looking ahead to its next big campaign, having launched Operation Wildfire this week. This premium package offers up some new goals and Challenge Missions for CS:GO players, opening the door to earn some new weapon finishes and special weapon drops. Show More Summary
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's limited-time event began yesterday, and will only run through June 17.
A new operation is now live in the world of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Operation Wildfire is the latest Valve-hosted event for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players. Like the previous operations before it, Wildfire adds new community-made maps, gun skins, and comes with its own pass. This optional pass can be yours for $6, and it gets […]
The recent Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament in Taipei, which functioned as a qualifier for the Valve-sponsored IEM Katowice major and the MLG offline qualifier in Columbus later this year, was entertaining for a number of factions. Show More Summary
Counter-strike: Global Offensive players hoping to gain an illicit advantage have been suitably punished. To help clean up the Counter-strike: Global Offensive community, AndroidL released a couple of multi-hack tools advertising a range of cheats like aimbots. Those who downloaded and used the free hacks were slapped with bans – which was the point all […]
Players have been using hacks to cheat at first-person shooters for years. Now, the tables have turned. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player AndroidL tricked over 3000 cheaters into getting banned by releasing ingenious fake hacks. Show More Summary
A mod for the popular shooter "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" lets players battle on a digital recreation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Video provided by Newsy