Tag Archives: CS:GO

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...

Team Renegades Reacquired and Relocated to Detroit

By : Ryan Cox | Tue, Aug 30, 2016

The eSports organization Renegades has recently been reacquired by Boston Celtics Forward Jonas Jerebko; as of the new rebranding, teams in both CS:GO and Call of Duty will be competing under the Renegades banner. Alongside the new ownership and management, the organization has relocated from Los Angeles to Detroit, and has traded their boy band-esque...

Valve Shuts Down CS:GO Gambling Sites

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Jul 13, 2016

A recent controversy regarding Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has picked up traction in the past weeks regarding Valve’s in-game item system that has allowed fans of the game to create pseudo-gambling sites for players to trade and gamble items such as weapon skins and cosmetics. In specific, two YouTube celebrities by the names of Tmartn and...

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...