John Thacker is a concept artist who has worked on games like Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead 2, Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Defense Grid. Read more...
The biggest home of gambling in Australia is jumping on the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive bandwagon — and they’re bringing two big names to the party. More »
Betway, one of the leading global online gaming companies, has decided to dip its toes into eSports by launching a dedicated betting portal for games such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, DOTA 2, Starcraft 2, and more. You can bet on events such as League of Legends' World Regional Qualifiers, CS:GO's 99 Damage
The most-watched Counter-Strike tournament took place over the weekend. ESL One Cologne 2015 took place over the weekend. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event was the most watched ever for the game, attracting 27 million unique viewers on Twitch. The final match on Sunday between Fnatic and EnVyUs was played on the Cobblestone map and ended […]
ESL One Cologne was already notable for being the largest Counter-Strike Global Offensive tournament. But it’s also proved to be one of the most lucrative for all involved. More »
ESL announced it has delivered the biggest and most-watched Counter-Strike: Global Offensive event ever as it attracted over 11,000 visitors per day and over 27 million unique viewers on Twitch. The event took place in Cologne’s Lanxess...Show More Summary
Last weekend's ESL One Cologne was also the first eSports event to hold drug tests.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive just had its biggest eSports event ever in Cologne, Germany, and none of the contestants who participated in the tournament were abusing Adderall or other performance enhancing drugs. This was the first event in which players were randomly tested using saliva tests. Show More Summary
The broadcast of the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ESL One Finals match between Fnatic and Team EnVyUs is underway. You can watch it live on Twitch or in the embed below. Read more...
New to CS:GO? Learn how to watch the pros play, just in time for the ESL One finals!
Two Australian teams are flying the Southern Cross in Germany in the world’s largest Counter-Strike Global Offensive tournament. It hasn’t been pretty so far — but at least one Aussie has been putting up a fight. More »
An Australian Counter-Strike Global Offensive player and streamer has had his prayers answered, after Valve dipped into their legendary bag of “one-time” gestures. More »
“We were all on Adderall,” Kory “SEMPHIS” Friesen said. That was the moment when the latest eSports scandal kicked off in earnest. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player, who is still featured on the official CS:GO tips and tricks...Show More Summary
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive might not be getting an International-style tournament of its own, but that doesn’t mean organisers are skimping on the production. More »
DOTA 2 is looking mighty fine ever since the Reborn beta — the Source 2 version — launched, but it might not be the only Valve game to get an upgrade. More »
When playing video games, you usually expect that the look of the game is pretty much set. Sure, some tweaks here and there will help improve it, but for the most part you can expect the game to keep its look until a sequel has been announced. Show More Summary
Here’s something I never even thought of until today: Dota 2 is a huge eSport. The International is one of the biggest annual events in gaming, and this year had a prize pool of over $18 million. It’s by far the most played game on Steam, and its players clock millions, if not billions, of hours into it each month. Show More Summary
If you played computer games back in the early 2000s, chances are you have heard of or even played Counter-Strike. The game still exists today and has been upgraded and updated to its current form, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Now...Show More Summary
Turkish army launched airstrikes against Islamic militants in Syria which were followed by the bombardments of the Kurdish fighters in Northern Iraq. The surprise dual offensive sparked new debate on the red lines in the global war on terror.
“Yeah, yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should.” This totally applies here. More »