Counter Strike

Gaming

Denmark's Prime Minister Plays 'Counter-Strike' With Pros, Announces National eSports Strategy

The Danish government has published an “eSports strategy” designed to grow eSports in the country.
Nicole Carpenter
4.30.19
global offensive

Professional 'Counter-Strike' Player Caught Cheating in Tournament

'CSGO' player Nikhil "forsaken" Kumawat and his team were disqualified and sent home.
Ian Burnbaum
10.19.18
ecommerce

Valve Disables Item Trading for Dutch 'Counter-Strike' Players, Making Their Expensive Gun Skins Worthless

The change to comply with Dutch regulations came with no warning, leaving players stuck with valuable inventories.
Ian Birnbaum
6.20.18
Valve

FTC Gives YouTubers Who Peddled ‘Counter-Strike’ Gambling Site a Slap on the Wrist

FTC’s crackdown on influencers is toothless.
Matthew Gault
9.7.17
esports

A Day With Chris Puckett, The Voice of Major League Gaming

Or: How a 30-year-old college dropout became the voice, brains and de facto PR man of a global gaming empire.
Jonny Auping
6.8.17
happy endings

'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' Community Bands Together to Support Bullied Player

Streamer has HSAN 2, a condition that keeps him from feeling pain.
Leif Johnson
4.20.17
hack and slash

Video Game Swords Are Cooler Than Video Game Guns

Swords add a personal level to combat that guns often don't.
Leif Johnson
3.26.17
Chemtrails

Don't Get Excited About the New Study Saying Video Games Don't Make You Violent

The new study comes from a journal with a history of embarrassing retractions.
Leif Johnson
3.11.17
Steam

The Secret Shame of Steam Cheaters That Lasts Seven Years

For nearly a decade, your profile is branded: cheater. But should you really have to live with a stupid mistake you made at 17?
Patrick Klepek
3.1.17
esports

​A Sliver of the Future: How Virtual Reality Pushes Esports' Boundaries

Is the newest wave of spectator sports already facing a huge evolution in how it's consumed?
B. David Zarley
2.13.17
Steam Workshop

Inside the Steam Marketplace's Indie Haberdashery

Custom-designed weapon and character skins rely on more than savvy 3D art skills.
Eric Van Allen
11.4.16
Stuff

Gun Skins and Live-Streamed Blackjack: The Strange New Face of Online Gambling

Here, thousands of people are siphoning their money away to corporations who, on the face of it, are game producers, but in essence are income rakers to the fullest extent.
Joe Bish
10.29.16
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