Counter-Strike: Global Offensive News

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Counter-Strike pro who was caught cheating mid-tournament given five-year ban

"Nothing good has happened to me since the day I started playing this game."

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Play Counter Strike: GO for free now

...but you can only play against bots.

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Esports are coming to BBC Three

To Gfinity and beyond.

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Gambling Commission warns parents about gambling websites

"They're parasites feeding off popular video games."

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Best-selling Steam games of 2016 revealed

Mix of old and new, big and small.

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Valve refutes gambling commission's accusations of illegal activity

"We are not aware of any such law that Steam or our games are violating."

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Gambling commission is cracking down on Valve over third-party skin gambling sites

Yet Valve was victorious in a class-action lawsuit over the same topic.

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UK Gambling Commission seeks to tighten esports gambling

Following the CS:GO Lotto controversy.

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CSGO Lounge seeks gambling licence in bid for legitimacy

But will it be enough to dodge Valve's cease-and-desist?

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Counter-Strike: GO event pulled from German TV after Munich attack

Channel decides not to broadcast esports finals.

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Valve to crack down on gambling sites offering in-game goods

"We have never received any revenue from them."

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Exposed YouTube star says sorry you didn't realise he owned gambling site he promoted

UPDATE: TmarTn's lawyer says "no further public comments" at this time.

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Steam warns users against gambling site after YouTube stars discovered as owners

UPDATE: TmarTn apologies to anyone who felt matter was not "clear enough".

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Valve pumps even more money into Counter-Strike eSports

"The professional CS:GO community has been growing at an incredible rate."

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ESL introduces eSports' first drugs tests

Following pro player's admission of doping.

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eSports organisations promise tougher drugs rules after player admits doping

"We've known for some time that performance-enhancing drugs would be a challenge."

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World's largest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament set for August

$250,000 up for grabs at 15,000-seater stadium in Germany.

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Valve issues warning to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive eSports community

Tells players not to gamble, but will they listen?

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Valve bans Counter-Strike pros accused of match-fixing

Valve steps in as CS:GO eSports scene rocked by scandal.

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Gabe Newell addresses concern over Valve Anti-Cheat system

"Do we care what porn sites you visit? Oh, dear god, no. My brain just melted."

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Overwatch is Valve handing ban power to the Counter-Strike: GO community

Do-badders will be judged collectively by do-gooders.

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Valve announces Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community map pack

Operation Payback brings seven top maps to official servers.

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Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

Oh they'll induct anyone have they no standards etc..

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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.

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The Walking Dead, Doom 3 BFG Edition on EU PlayStation Store

But still no Retro City Rampage or CS:GO.

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Five weeks later, still no Counter-Strike: GO on EU PS3 Store

"Sorry, again I have nothing to say on it still."

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Counter-Strike: GO misses PlayStation Store for fourth week

Digital releases for Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 aim to scratch your multiplayer itch instead.

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Counter-Strike: GO misses EU PlayStation Store for third week

While Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3 HD arrive for PS3, Vita.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive still MIA from EU PSN

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD launches though.

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PlayStation 3 fans in uproar after Counter-Strike: GO misses EU PlayStation Store

UPDATE: Sony says sorry for delay, but fails to confirm new release date.

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Valve opens Euro office, updates Steam terms

Disallows class action lawsuits, improves individual claims.

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Valve launches Steam remote downloads

Download pre-loads, new releases and latest purchases while out and about.

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Valve Handbook for New Employees hits internet

"A fearless adventure in knowing what to do when no one's there telling you what to do."

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cross-platform play ditched

To "make all platforms stronger by not mixing them".

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Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive support Razer Hydra PC motion controller

Added to Left 4 Dead 2, Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2 and 250 Steam games.

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Valve: piracy a "non-issue" for Steam

Perhaps Gabe Newell along.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta release date revealed

To launch worldwide for anyone with a key.

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Valve delays Counter-Strike: GO beta

Full release "when the community tells us".

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Valve announces new CS: GO modes

New spins on Gun Game.

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PS3 CS: GO supports keyboard and mouse

PS3/PC cross-platform play confirmed.

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Valve wants Steamworks in CS: GO XBLA

Would love Xbox Live restriction relaxed.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive official

Mac, PC, PSN and XBLA early next year.