Valve ditches CS:GO Major, too.
Going off script.
But no risk to player security, Valve insists.
"There are no limits" co-founder Marc Merrill tells us, as a new world order emerges.
Steam breaks its users record again.
But over half a million turn up to watch online.
"We must understand how we can best support the health of our gamers."
For match rigging and links to organised crime.
A brief chat in Shanghai.
USP-S I did it again.
Slip slidin' away/Hang MAC-10.
"What kind of game is Ninjas in Pyjamas?"
Chell me it's not true.
Ride into the Danger Zone.
"Nothing good has happened to me since the day I started playing this game."
...but you can only play against bots.
Dust 2 Dust.
But future infractions will be punished.
To Gfinity and beyond.
"They're parasites feeding off popular video games."
Mix of old and new, big and small.
"We are not aware of any such law that Steam or our games are violating."
Spray and pray.
Yet Valve was victorious in a class-action lawsuit over the same topic.
Plus: Playable Battlefield 1, Horizon and Dawn of War 3.
Following the CS:GO Lotto controversy.
But will it be enough to dodge Valve's cease-and-desist?
Channel decides not to broadcast esports finals.
"We have never received any revenue from them."
"We need the video ASAP. Just name the price."
UPDATE: TmarTn's lawyer says "no further public comments" at this time.
"I'm not a big YouTuber so no one really f***ing cares."
UPDATE: TmarTn apologies to anyone who felt matter was not "clear enough".
But some reckon there's more to it.
"The professional CS:GO community has been growing at an incredible rate."
Mods in the firing line.
Big business bets on eSports.
First eSports drug testing bids to weed out cheaters.
Following pro player's admission of doping.
"We've known for some time that performance-enhancing drugs would be a challenge."
After nearly three years.
$250,000 up for grabs at 15,000-seater stadium in Germany.
Tells players not to gamble, but will they listen?
Valve steps in as CS:GO eSports scene rocked by scandal.
Gone Homeland security.
Valve boss takes on Reddit AMA.
"Do we care what porn sites you visit? Oh, dear god, no. My brain just melted."
Do-badders will be judged collectively by do-gooders.
Operation Payback brings seven top maps to official servers.
Perhaps he Newell along.
Maker told it could create a panic.
Oh they'll induct anyone have they no standards etc..
Don't like the way Sony runs the PlayStation Store? "You should be careful what you wish for" says Yoshida
Sony exec admits having 3 PSN IDs, one for Japan, one for the US and one for Europe.
But still no Retro City Rampage or CS:GO.
"Will you make Left 4 Dead 3?"
But still no Counter Strike: GO.
"Sorry, again I have nothing to say on it still."
Digital releases for Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 aim to scratch your multiplayer itch instead.
30 frames per second with screen-tear during taxing scenes characterises the PS3 version of this game.
A fairly solid 30FPS on the Microsoft platform.
The Digital Foundry PC is ideally suited to low-demand games like Global Offensive. Even cranked up to 1080p with 4x MSAA, and all other settings completely maxed out, the frame rate rarely drops below 60FPS. Here we see the Lake map in Demolition mode ca
The Microsoft platform compared head-to-head with the PC version at 720p, with all settings ramped up to their highest levels.
The Sony console compared with the PC game running at maximum settings at 720p.
Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3 in this revamped version of the classic shooter.
While Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 HD arrive for PS3, Vita.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD launches though.
Now get aim-punched when shot.
UPDATE: Sony says sorry for delay, but fails to confirm new release date.
The new Counter-Strike is out today. Three 'specialists' discuss their work in its theatres.
From Dust to Dust 2.
Some happy Friday rambling about stuff in video games. No harm done.
Won't be offered PS3-wide.
Get all games in the franchise for under £13.
Disallows class action lawsuits, improves individual claims.
Around $15 on all platforms.
Download pre-loads, new releases and latest purchases while out and about.
"A fearless adventure in knowing what to do when no one's there telling you what to do."
To "make all platforms stronger by not mixing them".
Added to Left 4 Dead 2, Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2 and 250 Steam games.
"There are no wrong answers."
Perhaps Gabe Newell along.
To launch worldwide for anyone with a key.
Full release "when the community tells us".
10 contenders from the Earls Court show floor.
Arsenal modes blown open.
New spins on Gun Game.
EA, GOG, Gamersgate, Gabe Newell weigh in.
PS3/PC cross-platform play confirmed.
PS3, PC cross-platform play confirmed.
Would love Xbox Live restriction relaxed.
Mac, PC, PSN and XBLA early next year.