Valve got hammered by the Washington State Gambling Commission recently for the use of the Steam API OpenID being attached to certain unsanctioned gambling sites for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Well, Valve addressed the Commission with an interesting response.
Earlier this month the Washington State Gambling Commission set its sights on Valve, accusing the Steam developer of facilitating gambling as a number of illegal sites use Counter-Strike: Global Offensive skins as a form of currency for gambling. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Washington state told Valve to stop allowing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) gun skin transfers through Steam. The state's Gambling Commission argued that Valve was facilitating a "large, unregulated black market," and gave it until October 14th to explain itself. Show More Summary
[Screenshot by Afro Deziak] Did someone use their monkey's paw to wish for sprays in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive? As of this week's update, Valve has introduced graffiti to the game. It's a light feature folks have wanted to see...Show More Summary
The latest patch for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive brings back a long absent feature: graffiti and sprays. They are now a consumable item that can be purchased. Fans lobbying for their return are displeased to say the least. Read more...
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's new graffiti consumables have angered some long-time fans of the game. There are a couple of reasons why. Firstly, image sprays have been a Counter-Strike staple for years - but have always been a free feature. Show More Summary
The days of grabbing an ol’ image off your hard drive for use as a spray in Counter-Strike are well gone. One of the things Counter-Strike purists didn’t like about Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was its lack of support for player sprays. Sprays are images you, well, sprays on walls in the game. The feature has […]
While Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has moved mountains in reviving the competitive and casual communities of the iconic PC shooter, one thing has always been missing: the ability to spray graffiti on walls. So after being lobbied by fans for years, Valve is finally bringing sprays back. But as always, there’s a catch. More »
Christina Alejandre ended up chatting with UFC President Dana White backstage at the Turner Studios in July, just before the final game of ELEAGUE's debut Counter-Strike: Global Offensive season. As VP of esports and ELEAGUE at Turner...Show More Summary
For Washington state, it's not enough for Valve to distance itself from gun skin gambling in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive -- it wants the company to put an end to the practice. The state's Gambling Commission has ordered Valve to "stop allowing the transfer" of gun skins for gambling through Steam. Show More Summary
The final rounds of the ESL One New York Counterstrike: Global Offensive tournament were held last night. You’ve already seen someone toss their gun at another player in the semi finals. Here are some other amazing plays from the final match between Natus Vincere and Virtus.pro. Read more...
Video: EB Expo will be on until Sunday, but if you couldn’t make it today, the Esports Arena is livestreaming the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament right now. More »
VideoESL One, one of the major tournaments for Valve’s hit game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is set to hit New York City this weekend. The top teams in the world will square off at the Barclays Center, with group play beginning on Friday, September 30th and the tournament wrapping up [...]
WASHINGTON — If you aren’t familiar with "League of Legends," "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" or "Hearthstone," it’s time to brush up on your video games because Monumental Sports & Entertainment owner Ted Leonsis thinks e-sportsShow More Summary
Today, Virtus.pro swept a two game series against Cloud9 to win the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive finals at the DreamHack Open in Bucharest. The all-Polish team appeared all but unstoppable, defeating the Americans 16-9 on both the first map, Train, and the second, Cobblestone. Read more...
The Professional eSports Association (PEA) has announced that it will officially begin operating in January 2017 with its inaugural title as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The PEA will be launching with seven prominent North American...Show More Summary
Turner isn’t slowing down on its esports offerings. The media company announced today that the second season of it Eleague Counter-Strike: Global Offensive starts today, with preliminary rounds in Europe. The first events include teams like G2 Esports, Team Dignitas, Godsent, FaZe, and Flipsid3. Esports is a growing market that is worth $892 million, and Turner’s interest […]
The esports counter-terrorists are heading back to TBS. Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive military shooter is getting a second season as part of Eleague’s televised competitions, and it kicks off with preliminaries September 7. Turner and esports talent-agency WME-IMG plan to feature the top Counter-Strike teams in a broadcast on the TBS cable channel at 10 […]
There will be some bamboozling pro Counter-Strike: Global Offensive action at EGX in Birmingham next month as Gfinity flies-in four of the best teams in the world to compete for $100,000. The semi-finals are Friday and Saturday, and the final is Sunday. Show More Summary
If you’re going to EGX 2016 next month, you’ll be treated to some high-level Counter-Strike play. EGX has teamed up with eSports organisers Gfinity to host another Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament at the show this year. Following the success of last year’s Champion of Champions event, the prize pot of this year’s tournament is $100,000. […]