Developed by Minh "Gooseman" Le and Jess "Cliffe" Cliffe as a Half-Life mod, Counter-Strike IP was bought by Valve, who transformed it into a global powerhouse and a rock-solid standard by which all shooters are eventually measured.
CS:GO no longer allows free players in ranked
Valve started kicking free-to-play players from ranked in CS:GO in order to combat cheaters and other unsavoury types.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive enrages players by retiring bots from competitive
Valve decided to remove bots from competitive matches in CS:GO, resulting in the players' despair as one of the most useful features was deleted just like that.
CS:GO: G2 Esports signs Nikola "NiKo" Kovač
G2 Esports don't sign players often but when they do, it's a banger. Their CS:GO squad pulled something like that by signing one of the most accomplished players in the game, NiKo.
Steam now has a chat filter for profanities and slurs
Valve announced that Steam now has a chat filter, whether players wanted it or not. In the latter case, they will be able to disable it and see all the strong language they desire.
37 CS:GO coaches banned for using a years-old bug, more to come
Cheating in video games usually takes form of some sort of script but in the case of CS:GO pro scene, it was due to a bug almost half a decade old.
CS: GO anti-cheat to start blocking some third-party software
Valve are cracking down on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheaters, but the'll do it in a way that's likely to mess with at least some of your third-party apps.
CS: GO players win tournament, get banned for cheating afterwards
Well, better late than never we suppose, but Red Bull were still left in a peculiar situation where they had to ban the winners of the Red Bull Flick Finland National Final CS: GO event.
Counter-Strike:Global Offensive nerfs Krieg SG553
CS:GO players have been having trouble with the Krieg / SG553 ever since the weapon's price was reduced in late 2018. Thankfully, the time for the nerf has finally arrived but AUG was not left untouched either.
CS:GO monthly active user numbers reached 24 million in February
According to Superdata's latest report, Counter-Stike: Global Offensive player count peaked at 24 million in February 2020, which is the highest level ever for the nearly eight-year-old online shooter.
ESL Pro League: s1mple's one man show was not enough as NaVi go 0-2
So far we've seen some quality Counter-Strike goodness from the group B teams. s1mple had an incredible performance once again, ending the game with a 119,1 ADR. BIG and forZe have now won both of their two matches and they currently sit on the top of this group.
Steam Summer Sale 2022 all clues and solutions for Clorthax Quest11
Steam Summer Sale 2022 all clues and solutions for Clorthax Quest
If you're looking to enrich your chat capabilities on Steam, you've come to the right place as Clorthax Quest walkthrough will net you a bunch of new emotes and an animated profile picture.
Rainbow Six Year 7 Season 2 - New Operator, release date, maps and more11
Rainbow Six Year 7 Season 2 - New Operator, release date, maps and more
Here is everything you need to know about Rainbow Six Siege's Year 7 Season 2, which arrives on June 7.
Escape from Tarkov: Where to find bosses on Customs11
Escape from Tarkov: Where to find bosses on Customs
As all the bosses are currently on Customs, here are the locations where you can find them.
New Genshin Impact leak reveals more information about Sumeru map11
New Genshin Impact leak reveals more information about Sumeru map
A brand new Genshin Impact leak has revealed additional information about the upcoming region, the mysterious land of Sumeru. The new region is expected to arrive around update 3.0.
Genshin Impact leak reveals Tighnari's splash art11
Genshin Impact leak reveals Tighnari's splash art
A new Genshin Impact leak reveals the appearance for one of the upcoming characters, the new five-star Dendro user Tighnari. He is expected to arrive with Version 3.0.
Full list of announced PlayStation VR 2 games11
Full list of announced PlayStation VR 2 games
Here is the full list of every announced PSVR 2 game so far including Horizon: Call of the Mountain, Resident Evil Village and more.
LoL grants 30 Mythic Essence in missions before Essence Emporium pause11
LoL grants 30 Mythic Essence in missions before Essence Emporium pause
Riot Games kicked off another period of Essence Emporium, allowing players to get rid of Blue Essence but also to let them obtain 30 Mythic Essence at no extra cost.
Genshin Impact leak has revealed new Diluc skin animations11
Genshin Impact leak has revealed new Diluc skin animations
A new Genshin Impact leak has revealed the in-game effects for the new Diluc skin. The new costume is expected to arrive in the upcoming genshin Impact update 2.8.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 pre-order date and editions explained11
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 pre-order date and editions explained
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 pre-orders will open on June 8, 2022, for Standard Edition, Cross-Gen bundle and Vault Edition.
How to save Trever in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous11
How to save Trever in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous
Trever Vaenic is an enigma that is mentioned in Act 2 but the culmination doesn't happen until Act 4. However, you will need to be careful at all times not to pick wrong choices if you want to save him.