Tag Archives: Valve

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...

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...

Steam Security Breach Exposes Personal Details [UPDATE]

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Dec 25, 2015

UPDATE 12/30: Earlier today, Valve released the following statement regarding the issues that hit Steam on Christmas: We’d like to follow up with more information regarding Steam’s troubled Christmas. What happened On December 25th, a configuration error resulted in some users seeing Steam Store pages generated for other users. Between 11:50...

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...

Counter Strike Pro Players Banned From Betting On Matches

By : Joe B. | Mon, Feb 9, 2015

Counter Strike: Global Offensive developer Valve, has instituted new rules stating that Counter Strike professional players are restricted from placing bets on matches. To take the new rule a step further and ensure no foul play with betting / gambling on matches that we have seen in the past, pros are not allowed to bet on matches EVEN if they are...

CS: GO – Valve Update on Match Fixing Scandal

By : Steve Markowski | Mon, Jan 26, 2015

For months, rumors have been swirling in the Counter Strike: Global Offensive world that a serious situation of match fixing occurred involving top North American teams NetCodeGuides.com and iBUYPOWER. This report was first brought to attention when the match, played in the CEVO Season 5 Professional League, took place and gained some steam when renowned...