News items tagged with valve

Counter-Strike Player Releases Fake Hacks

Counter-Strike Player Releases Fake Hacks

One Counter-Strike player decides to take the matter of stopping cheaters into their own hands, releasing fake hacks in order to get cheaters banned from the game. When playing online multiplayer g...

By Rob Gordon on 23 May 2018
Washington State Orders Valve to Stop CS: GO Gambling

Washington State Orders Valve to Stop CS: GO Gambling

Following the CS:GO skin gambling scandal that erupted earlier this year, the Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to take action against gambling sites. Valve’s massively popular fir...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 May 2018
Counter-Strike Player Caught Cheating on Steam, Lies

Counter-Strike Player Caught Cheating on Steam, Lies

Though it brings players immeasurable joy, gaming isn’t always fun or easy. (That’s why a term like “rage quit” exists in the industry.) But when the desire to go all Pokemon and become the very be...

By AJ Caulfield on 21 May 2018
CSGO Lotto Scandal Won't Result in Any Punishments

CSGO Lotto Scandal Won't Result in Any Punishments

Despite being one of the few online multiplayer games with millions in tournament prize pools, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has slowly become known for its many scandals instead. What began as...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 May 2018
Counter-Strike: GO Gets Graphics Update

Counter-Strike: GO Gets Graphics Update

Developer Valve gives its massively popular team-based shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive a graphics update with lighting and shader effects, and more. Fans of Counter-Strike: Global Offensiv...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 May 2018
Steam Threatens to Remove Sexual Games from Store

Steam Threatens to Remove Sexual Games from Store

Steam is, by far, the largest digital distribution platform for PC gamers, with it having 75% of the market space per estimations in 2013. Now, it seems that Steam has issued a warning to several g...

By Joshua Duckworth on 20 May 2018
Valve Hiring People to Work On 'Top Secret' New Games

Valve Hiring People to Work On 'Top Secret' New Games

A couple of months ago, Gabe Newell said that Valve would start making games again, and true to that promise, the publisher is now hiring people to work on “top secret” new games. What those top se...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 May 2018
Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Last month, the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) deemed loot boxes in some video games as gambling. After launching an investigation into the matter, the country’s gambling authority raised issue wi...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 May 2018
PUBG Becomes Third Highest Grossing Steam Game

PUBG Becomes Third Highest Grossing Steam Game

Since its early access release on Steam last year, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has remained a popular multiplayer option with the PC gaming community, with several reports detailing the game’s ma...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 13 March 2018
CS:GO Mod Adds Fortnite Mechanic

CS:GO Mod Adds Fortnite Mechanic

Within the gaming community, there is often discussion of what it would look or be like if the features of another game were added to it. Footage of a recently created mod may have just answered ma...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 11 March 2018