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.
Over 100.000 players don't want Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's rule change
Valve have recently changed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's trading system, prompting an outrage within their community. The new system requires players to wait for seven days before trading their items, and they clearly don't want to.
The top per cent best sellers on Steam earned half the Steam's revenue in 2017
SteamSpy has revealed the top 20 best earners on Steam for 2017. According to the service, they almost earned as much money as the rest of 21000 games on Steam. While not 100 per cent correct, these numbers are the best estimate up to date.
Last year was Valve's most profitable so far, according to SteamSpy
Steam saw its most profitable year yet in 2017, according to Sergey Galyonkin, the creator of SteamSpy. He claims that this is in large due to PUBG's massive burst in popularity which contributed to 21 per cent increase in new users.
Discord causing massive FPS drops in some games, no official word as of yet
Several reports have come up blaming voice and text chat service Discord for some huge FPS drops in games, although at the moment, it doesn't seem to be affecting all the games, but rather just a select few.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds made more money than Overwatch in 2017
According to a year in review report published by SuperData, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds generated $712 million in revenue in 2017. The battle royale game managed to earn almost as much money as Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive did combined.
CS:GO rank up guide | Move up from the rank you're stuck on
Let's start this guide by being honest. You're probably reading this because you're stuck in Gold Nova, most likely juggling between Nova I and Nova II, with no obvious way to rank up, and playing a lot just doesn't seem to do it.
Is CS:GO getting a Battle Royale mode?
Valve News Network has posted a video claiming the stage is set for Counter Strike: Global Offensive to get a Battle Royale mode, similar to the one you have in PUBG and Fortnite. Apparently, traces of this mode have been found in the game’s updates dating back to as far as May 31st 2016, although we wouldn’t get overly excited since this is not the first time a dormant CS:GO mode has stayed dormant.
Skin betting is luring 11 year olds into the world of online and offline gambling
UK Gambling Commission's annual report for 2017 has a new section devoted to gambling with in-game items. The section brought attention to the problem of skin gambling among young people. Of the 11 percent of 11-16 year olds who had ever bet with in-game items, more than a third (36 percent) had done so in the past seven days.
Most PUBG players come from the CS:GO crowd
It's no wonder that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has overtaken Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam's most played games list, since most of the current PUBG players are coming to the game straight from CS:GO. H1Z1 players are also slowly moving over to PUBG.
UK gamers have started a petition for loot box regulation
Concerned individuals are petitioning the UK government to consider regulation for loot box systems in video games. The rationale behind the petition is that various loot box systems represent a form of gambling embedded into video games and should be regarded as such by the law.
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.
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.
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.
Pathfinder: WotR - Core of the Riddle solution and slab location11
Pathfinder: WotR - Core of the Riddle solution and slab location
Core of the Riddle is another puzzle in the chain for the Heart of Mystery and here is all you need to know to continue adventuring in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous.