Tag Archives: counter strike

Valve Introduces Dust 2 Revamp for CS:GO

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Oct 11, 2017

The Counter-Strike franchise’s most renowned multiplayer map, Dust 2, is being revamped for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Dust 2 has been celebrated as one of the most popular maps in Counter-Strike history, and is a staple of competitive and esports play. Despite this, Valve has taken it upon themselves to revitalize the map via a visual...

Intel Grand Slam Brings More Than $1 Million To CS:GO

By : Jason Segalla | Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Taking the stage at the PC Gaming Show conference, Intel announced a large investment in competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as the Global Technical Partner of the Electronic Sports League, an agreement that will have Intel provide gaming and streaming PCs for the following ESL competitions: Intel Extreme Masters ESL Pro League ESL One events ESL...

Steam reaches over 12 Million Concurrent Users

By : Joe B. | Tue, Jan 5, 2016

Despite Steam’s Christmas fumble which exposed personal user information by mistake, unique users using the Steam client have only drastically increased. This past weekend Steam reached 12.3 million+ unique concurrent users, destroying the 8.5 million concurrent user count recorded last year. The top 3 games being played during this time period...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Winter Update Released [ROLLBACK UPDATE]

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Dec 16, 2015

UPDATE #2: Since the update’s release and it’s tweaks to weapon tuning, fans haven’t been entirely happy with Valve, particularly with. The developers have recognized these complaints regarding weapon accuracy and will be rolling back certain weapons to their pre-Update status. Since we likely changed too much too quickly, in today’s...

ESL One Cologne 2014 CS: GO Championship

By : Steve Markowski | Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Earlier today, ESL, one of the world’s longest running and largest tournament organizers, announced it’s second $250,000 Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament taking place at GamesCom 2014, one of the Europe’s largest gaming expos, from August 14-17. This event is following the ESL One tournament from IEM Katowice earlier this...

Dreamhack Summer 2014 SteelSeries CS: GO Championship

By : Steve Markowski | Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Starting tomorrow, DreamHack – one of the world’s most well known digital festivals and tournament organizers – is hosting it’s annual DreamHack Summer tournament this weekend in Jönköping, Sweden. Amongst other games such as StarCraft 2, Dota 2, and various fighting games – DreamHack, together with SteelSeries and NeedFORSeat,...