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Astralis Maintain Dominant Streak With Win In Katowice

Astralis Maintain Dominant Streak With Win In Katowice Champions of the most recent Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major, Astralis chalked up another tournament win today in Katowice, Poland at the Intel Extreme Masters, defeating FaZe 3-1.Peter “dupreeh” Rasmussen had an especially strong performance, making clutch plays like this ace (full wipe of the enemy team) with a Desert Eagle to halt FaZe.

Steam Review Scores No Longer Count People Who Didn't Pay

Steam Review Scores No Longer Count People Who Didn't Pay If you got a game for free—say, as a gift, during a free weekend, or what have you—your review no longer counts toward that game’s overall score.” So basically, Valve thinks people who pay will be more “invested” in their games, and therefore more honest.

If You Didn't Pay for a Steam Game Your Review no Longer Counts

If You Didn't Pay for a Steam Game Your Review no Longer Counts Here is how Valve explains it: “In September, we made some adjustments to how the review score was calculated for each product.Reviews can still be written by customers that obtained the game in any of these ways, but the review will not count toward the overall review score.

Inside The Unregulated And Scam-Filled World Of Video Game Betting

Inside The Unregulated And Scam-Filled World Of Video Game Betting As a result of that added layer of abstraction, skin betting isn’t quite like betting real money yet.Some of the skin betting sites they went after were the more reputable ones, allowing sketchier sites to thrive in an unregulated environment.

Counter-Strike Players Are Skeptical Of The Game's New Map

Counter-Strike Players Are Skeptical Of The Game's New Map Yesterday, Counter-Strike received its first new Valve-developed map in quite some time.It’s got multiple weird routes to the B bomb site for both teams, and the site itself is dangerously enclosed.

Dota 2 Pro Goes Undercover As A Tree, Dies Anyway

Dota 2 Pro Goes Undercover As A Tree, Dies Anyway Monkey King is the latest character to be added to Valve’s popular competitive strategy game.The Dota 2 character can, among other things, change his appearance using an ability called “Mischief.

Dota 2 Skin Creators Say Valve Is Ripping Them Off

Dota 2 Skin Creators Say Valve Is Ripping Them Off In Dota 2, custom content is a marketplace, where independent artists can create sets of cosmetics and sell them.(From the workshop’s institution in 2011 to 2015, creators for Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Team Fortress 2 earned a total of $57 million.

April Fools: Valve Announces Half-Life 3 Release Party

April Fools: Valve Announces Half-Life 3 Release Party While some have given up on the idea that they will ever see Half-Life 3, others cling to hope that the game will one day materialize.In fact, Valve itself seems to be getting in on the fun, creating a poster that promises a Half-Life 3 release party today.

Valve Says They're Making Big Changes To Steam To Stomp Out 'Fake Games'

Valve Says They're Making Big Changes To Steam To Stomp Out 'Fake Games' Recently, Valve had two popular YouTubers, John “TotalBiscuit” Bane and Jim “Jim Sterling” Sterling, visit their offices.Over the course of a day-long series of meetings, the company laid out a roadmap for the future of Steam.

Valve Recruits Steam Explorers to Fight Fake Games

Valve Recruits Steam Explorers to Fight Fake Games By volunteering to become an explorer, any Steam user can dive deep into the Steam dumpster, the video game Internet Gutter, to find worthwhile games Valve may have overlooked.The iOS App Store is similarly flooded with shovelware, but strong curation from Apple and users online alike helps great games find an audience.

Pro Counter-Strike Team Loses Round Due To Notorious Grenade Glitch

Pro Counter-Strike Team Loses Round Due To Notorious Grenade Glitch In Counter-Strike, nobody’s entirely certain how molotov cocktails are supposed to work when smoke grenades enter the picture.During a StarSeries Season 3 match between NiP and G2, NiP benefited big time from the notorious glitch.

<b>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</b> – Competitive shooter finally arrives in China

<b>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</b> – Competitive shooter finally arrives in China While Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has been in the market for several years and is now one of the premium eSports titles, it was not only until recently that the competitive shooter game got approved in China.The Chinese publisher for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Perfect World (or Wanmei), held a media conference today in Beijing, China, to make several announcements regarding the game’s status.

<b>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</b> – Competitive shooter arrives in China

<b>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</b> – Competitive shooter arrives in China While Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has been in the market for several years and is now one of the premium eSports titles, it was not only until recently that the competitive shooter game got approved in China.The Chinese publisher for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Perfect World (or Wanmei), held a media conference today in Beijing, China, to make several announcements regarding the game’s status.

The Five Lowest Rated Games On Steam

The Five Lowest Rated Games On Steam A Steam game’s overall rating is calculated based on what percent of its reviews are positive.They’re far more indicative, I would argue, of particular times and circumstances, of the cultures surrounding individual games and the broader Steam culture that informs them.

Ranked Dota 2 Matches Will Soon Require A Phone Number

Ranked Dota 2 Matches Will Soon Require A Phone Number In an update to the Dota 2 matchmaking services today, Valve announced that players will have to register a unique phone number in order to compete in ranked matches.This move was made to combat players who use multiple accounts to ruin others’ ranked matches.

Popular Counter-Strike Streamer Redeems Himself After Humiliating Molotov Accident

Popular Counter-Strike Streamer Redeems Himself After Humiliating Molotov Accident Now, though, Summit has redeemed himself.This time, though, Summit prevailed: Skip to 1:29:30 to see the moment unfold.

Who Are These 'New' Dota Teams At The Kiev Major?

Who Are These 'New' Dota Teams At The Kiev Major? The upcoming Kiev Major is one of the most important tournaments of the Dota season, a big tournament in its own right, and an important qualifier for the multi-million dollar The International, Dota’s equal part World Cup and Super Bowl.But if you haven’t been plugged into the Dota community for the last few months, you’re not likely to recognize some of the teams playing in Kiev.