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Half-Life Devs Live in Their Own Time; 'Summer' Release of CS 2 is No Exception

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 September 2023, 15:16

CS 2 debuted in the summer. At least according to the so-called Valve Time, and that, as usual, has little to do with actual calendar.

CS 2 is the Biggest Technical Leap in Counter-Strike History; Valve Lists New Features, Fans Review

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 September 2023, 15:07

Players are still getting acquainted with Counter-Strike 2's new features, but some fans are not thrilled with the changes, let alone the complete removal of CSGO.

Counter-Strike 2 Launches

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 September 2023, 13:14

After a prolonged wait, Valve has finally finished beta-testing Counter-Strike 2 and, rather abruptly, officially released the successor to CSGO.

Big Changes in CS 2; Beta Opens to More Players

Jacob Blazewicz, 01 September 2023, 15:30

Counter-Strike 2 is now available to Prime users, and the new update introduces further significant changes to the game.

Counter-Strike 2 Takes Significant Step Towards Release [Update: Possible Release Date]

Adrian Werner, 21 August 2023, 13:48

A new update for Counter-Strike 2 suggests that Valve is already finishing testing the game and the full version should be released soon.

Astonishing Project Brings Rocket League to CS

Adrian Werner, 07 August 2023, 00:10

Thanks to a streamer, millions of viewers have discovered a crazy mod that recreates Rocket League in good old Counter-Strike 1.6.

CS2 Changes Maps and Modes; Adds Swimming Chickens

Jan Kopacz, 03 August 2023, 15:03

The test version of Counter-Strike 2 has received a new update. One of the changes is teaching chickens to swim.

Iconic Gameplay Mode and Two New Maps Coming to Counter-Strike 2

Maciej Gaffke, 18 July 2023, 15:03

Counter-Strike 2 has received another update. This time Valve has introduced a popular mode and two well-known maps to the game.

Counter Strike 2 Development Accelerates; Valve Adds Grenade Inspection

Maciej Gaffke, 04 July 2023, 14:21

Valve is likely to have significantly increased the pace of Counter-Strike 2's development. The beta game recently received two updates, one of which adds grenade inspection, among other things.

Here's a Collection of 50 Never-seen Artworks From Unreleased Valve Games

Adam Celarek, 27 June 2023, 12:55

Fans of Valve and those interested in the history of the gaming industry have quite an opportunity to celebrate. Never-before-released, archival concept arts from series such as: Half-Life, Left 4 Dead and Counter-Strike, have been released on the web.

Player Loses Valuable 15-year Old Steam Account Because Valve Makes Absurd Demands

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 March 2023, 17:10

A former Counter-Strike and Valorant pro learned why it's better not to throw away old game keys, even after a dozen years.

Accessing Counter-Strike 2 Beta Isn't Easy; Valve Dispels Doubts

Hubert Sledziewski, 28 March 2023, 15:07

You can't get access to the CS2 beta tests just like that - not even by playing CS:GO. Valve has made it clear.

Counter Strike 2 May Go One Step Further in Battle Against Cheaters

Adrian Werner, 27 March 2023, 12:43

Mentions of a new, much more aggressive anti-cheat system have been found in CS2 files.

CS2 Announcement Launched CSGO's Popularity to Unprecedented Levels

Adrian Werner, 26 March 2023, 20:55

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive continues to amaze. The game has just set a new activity record on Steam, helped by the surge in interest in the brand caused by the announcement of Counter-Strike 2.

Counter Strike 2 Coming to Mobile? Gamers Inquire

Wiktor Szczesny, 24 March 2023, 16:56

Fans are speculating about Valve's next interesting moves regarding CS2. The latest rumors concern the mobile version of the FPS. The mentions have one rather solid argument.

CS2 Beta Leaked; Build Offers Offline Mode

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 March 2023, 16:43

We didn't have to wait long for Counter-Strike 2 to appear off Steam, probably thanks to one of the beta test participants.

12 Years Ago Gabe Newell was Asked About CS2 and He Did Not Lie

Jakub Tarchala, 24 March 2023, 15:43

Some fans waiting for CS2, thirsty for facts and trivia, unearthed an interesting interview. Gabe Newell, asked during IEM 2011 about CS2, already revealed Valve's release plan for the coming years.

CS 2 Gives Me 3 Reasons to Return to Game That Used to Bore Me

Karol Laska, 24 March 2023, 14:31

Counter Strike 2 exists and living to see its release suddenly isn't impossible anymore. Charm of memories and a handful of hopes – doubts were not raised. It will be an instinctive return to the game that I love and hate at the same time.

Counter Strike 2 Compared With CSGO, Differences in Maps and Weapons

Adrian Werner, 23 March 2023, 15:40

The first visual comparisons showing the differences between Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Counter-Strike 2 have appeared online.

Will Banned CSGO Players Access CS2? Valve Dispels Doubts

Kamil Kleszyk, 23 March 2023, 13:37

When Counter Strike 2 was officially announced, many players began to wonder whether a ban imposed in CSGO would be canceled upon the release of the update. The answer to this question was provided by Valve.

Counter-Strike 2 Finally Officially Announced! - Check Out the Videos!

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 March 2023, 18:59

Counter-Strike 2 officially confirmed - watch new videos from the game. Counter-Strike 2 has become a reality. Valve showed off the improvements that the Source 2 engine will bring to CSGO.

Counter-Strike 2 Getting Closer; Valve Made an Important Move

Kamil Kleszyk, 20 March 2023, 12:02

Gabe Newell's company has applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to register the „CS2” trademark. Valve's action may indicate that the official announcement of Counter-Strike 2 may be really close.

Counter-Strike 2 Announcement is Close, Says Reliable Source

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 05 March 2023, 23:35

A reputable journalist associated with the Counter-Strike series maintains that a new version of CS:GO, running on the Source 2 engine, will be announced soon. He cites information from verified Twitter users and anonymous sources.

Huge Leak at Valve; Tons of Half-Life 2, Portal, TF2 and CS Data

Adrian Werner, 13 January 2023, 13:37

A truckload of files from early versions of Half-Life 2, Team Fortress 2 and many other of Valve studio's biggest hits have been leaked to the web.

Valve Hides Source 2 Traces; CSGO's Test Build Removed

Miriam Moszczynska, 28 September 2022, 13:50

The CSGO Beta Dev, the version on which Source 2 was supposed to be tested, has disappeared from Steam. This has triggered a new wave of speculation about the game's transition to the new engine.

Wake Up Call Didn't Help Valve; M0nesy Shows Another Exploit

Miriam Moszczynska, 31 August 2022, 17:06

G2 Esports player m0nesy once again showed that Valve doesn't care about bugs. This time on Mirage a Molotov cocktail was put to some interesting use.

Source 2 Already in CSGO? Inconspicuous Update Piqued Players' Curiosity

Miriam Moszczynska, 30 August 2022, 14:28

CSGO fans have once again picked up clues that could signal the game's move to the Source 2 engine, and the hype train isn't slowing down.

Valve Thanks for 10 Years of CSGO and Declares it is Just the Beginning

Michal Ciezadlik, 22 August 2022, 20:19

The tenth anniversary of CS:GO is a time for summarizing and giving thanks. Valve has already released an anniversary update, and now announced that the first decade „is just the beginning” for Global Offensive.

CSGO Legend Challenges Valve, Says He Could Do Better

Kamil Kleszyk, 12 August 2022, 16:15

Oleksandr Kostylev, better known as s1mple, is a CS:GO legend. The Ukrainian player recently approached Valve Software with an extremely interesting proposal. How will the developers of the popular online shooter respond?

Valve Humbled; Fans Ported CSGO to Source 2 in 6 Months

Adrian Werner, 12 August 2022, 13:00

A group of fans ported the basic elements of CS:GO to Source 2 in just a few months. How the project looks in action can be seen thanks to the extensive gameplay.

CSGO on Source 2 Will be a Different Game, Says Former Valve Employee

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 August 2022, 14:58

The vision of CSGO on the Source 2 engine is getting closer. Still, a former Valve employee is skeptical about the move, worrying about what will happen to the game.

Valve Changed CSGO Matchmaking; New Ranks for Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 02 August 2022, 14:36

The latest update to CS:GO is expected to significantly affect almost all players. Valve has decided to significantly overhaul matchmaking, which will result in a change of ranks among the vast majority of players.

Sexism Remains a Problem in CS:GO; Girls Leave Over Unpleasant Experiences

Michal Ciezadlik, 25 July 2022, 15:09

One CS:GO streamer showed the rather unpleasant reality that female gamers often face in Valve's shooter. Getting kicked out of the game and unpleasant comments due to their gender are often the norm, unfortunately.

This App Removes an Annoying Feature From CSGO

Miriam Moszczynska, 14 July 2022, 13:31

Accidentally clicking the right mouse button in CSGO while holding the M4A1-S can be annoying. Sticky Silencer rules out such an option and, importantly, you won't get a VAC for it.

CSGO Update Introduces Fix in Need of Clarification

Miriam Moszczynska, 13 July 2022, 13:40

Valve has fixed a bug that had been present in CSGO since April. It concerned weapons and the names given to them, which stopped displaying in the game.

CSGO Maps Ported to Source 2; New Engine Approaching?

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 July 2022, 15:14

More and more information about CSGO's transition to Source 2 is appearing online, with six maps found in the game's code that were tested on the new engine.

This Glitch on CSGO Map Gives Incredible Advantage

Miriam Moszczynska, 27 June 2022, 12:40

Players can take advantage of an interesting boost on the Ancient map in CSGO. It enables one player to move around the tops of ruins and more.

Source 2 in CS:GO Closer Than We Think? Streamer Spilled the Beans

Michal Ciezadlik, 23 June 2022, 18:10

The transition of CS:GO to a new graphics engine has been speculated about for years. If the words of a streamer with strong ties to Valve's shooter are to be believed, we can expect the Source 2 announcement soon.

He Stole $2 Million Worth of CSGO Skins

Kamil Kleszyk, 22 June 2022, 13:08

A hacker stole over $2 million in skins and items frin CS:GO. They were part of what was likely the most expensive inventory in the game's history.

Best of CSGO and CS 1.6 in Single Underappreciated Mod

Miriam Moszczynska, 06 June 2022, 13:26

A modification combining CSGO and CS 1.6 promises to be very good, but it is possible that it will never be completed. It all comes down to Valve's license.

Fan Proposes Safer Flashbangs for CS:GO

Miriam Moszczynska, 02 June 2022, 14:29

Flashbangs in CSGO are a nuisance to the eyes. One player decided to remedy this by creating two alternative grenade explosion effects. Interestingly, Skyrim also received its five minutes in this topic.

Traces of Source 2 Found in CSGO Patch

Miriam Moszczynska, 24 May 2022, 14:38

We don't know much about CSGO's transition to the Source 2 engine, but Valve's latest update could have been a slip-up. It's entirely possible that the developers put more into the game than they should have.

Valve Swiftly Fixes CSGO Bug After Tournament Controversy

Miriam Moszczynska, 16 May 2022, 12:42

During PGL Major Antwerp 2022 in CSGO, one of the G2 Esports players took advantage of a bug that gave him a signidicant advantage over his opponents. However, Valve instantly responded by fixing the bug.

Creators Still Having Trouble Streaming CSGO Due to Trusted Mode

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 April 2022, 16:52

The CSGO community is once again criticizing the so-called Trusted Mode, which in theory is designed to detect unwanted software. In practice, the program makes life difficult for streamers and other creators who want to record their screen during gameplay. The problem has remained unresolved for nearly two years.

CS:GO and Old Age - When Are Pro Gamers at Their Best?

Michal Ciezadlik, 21 April 2022, 17:31

A recent study has helped determine how the passage of years affects form in professional CS:GO competition. The statistics resolve whether youth has an advantage over experience.

No Head Bug CS:GO Has Been Haunting Players for a Year Now

Michal Ciezadlik, 14 March 2022, 15:18

Bizarre bugs in CS:GO are nothing new, but this one makes the players lose their heads. And it's been in the game on for nearly a year.

Top CS:GO Ranks Spend Over 60 Hours Per Month in the Game

Michal Ciezadlik, 09 March 2022, 16:58

What is the average number of hours players spend playing CS:GO? Leetify conducted a survey, the results of which may come as a bit of a surprise.

CS:GO Pro Warns: Flashbang Noise Can Damage Hearing

Michal Ciezadlik, 27 January 2022, 17:33

It turns out that long hours spent playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive can take a negative toll on our hearing. At least that's what one pro gamer says.

What is Trust Factor in CS:GO And How to Increase It

Michal Ciezadlik, 13 January 2022, 16:47

CS:GO players are finding ways to increase their Trust Factor for better matchmaking. If you'd like to find out what these methods are, read on.

New Year Brings New Service Medals for CS:GO Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 30 December 2021, 14:25

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be adding Service Medals 2022 in the New Year.