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.
Valve update FBI CT units for Counter Strike: Global Offensive
Valve have released new models for Counter Terrorist units in Counter Strike: Global Offensive, that will presumably make them more visible. The FBI unit will naturally appear on a limited number of maps, now including Nuke on the roster.
Counter Strike Global Offensive is reintroducing the MP5 SMG
Valve have announced they will be reintroducing the MP5 to Counter Strike series soon, with a teaser of an MP5SD in action in Counter Strike: Global Offensive. Technically, they already did, but only for Deathmatch and offline game modes.
Valve advised to step up their CS:GO and Dota 2 esports game
Beancounters at SuperData have published their analysis of the esports sector, claiming that publishers, most notably Valve, should take on more proactive roles in setting up and maintaining secondary competitive leagues for their games.
Valve Anti-Cheat bans more than 90 thousand Steam accounts
In the largest exodus of cheaters since Steam came to be, Valve have banned upwards of 90,000 Steam accounts since Tuesday, 17 July 2018 and although this "trend" seems to have slowed down somewhat, it still shows a different kind of Valve.
Valve enable CS:GO and Dota 2 trading sans loot boxes
Even though they said at the time that they'll be working with Dutch authorities to find a convenient solution, Valve was ultimately forced to re-enable Steam trading for Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 without loot boxes.
University of Adelaide finds loot boxes to be predatory gambling
It appears that the Dutch have only added more fuel to the anti-loot box fire as University of Adelaide's School of Psychology found loot boxes to constitute predatory gambling, as part of their current study on microtransactions.
Valve's new update pushes Panorama UI to live servers
Valve have finally pushed out the long awaited face lift for Counter Strike: Global Offensive. The new UI brings simplicity with loads of new features. Currently, the only way of activating is by adding -panorama to the launch options.
Valve's API unintentionally leaks Steam player numbers
Resorting to some serious number crunching and incredibly clever employment of statistical analyses, developer of The End Is Nigh Tyler Glaiel has basically leaked Steam's player numbers for 13,000 most popular games on Valve's platform.
CS GO: ESL One Cologne 2018 groups and match-ups announced
ESL One Cologne's first match-ups have been announced along with the two groups, featuring eight CS GO teams each. The tournament will kick off on 03 July, while the biggest addition to the competition is arrival of the reforged MiBR.
Newly formed MiBR to be represented by the ex-SK Gaming roster
After months of speculation, MiBR have officially announced their CS:GO roster that will consist of ex SK Gaming players. The reforged organisation will make its debut in the upcoming ESL One Cologne tournament happening on 03 July 2018.
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.