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American Counter-Strike Scene Hit Hard By Pro Cheating Bans

Recently, substantial evidence came to light that a number of pro players had been involved in a huge Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match-fixing/gambling scandal. Valve took their time investigating, but now they have finally decided to bring the hammer down. Hard.


The Latest Game Tearing Up Steam's Charts Looks So Typical

If the last couple of years didn’t make it clear, Steam players sure love their survival games.


One Of The Best Counter-Strike Teams Practices In A Spooky Mansion

Ninjas in Pyjamas — aka NiP — came so close to pulling off a massive upset and winning last year’s Dream Hack Winter finals that it hurt. But the stinging taste of defeat eventually fades, and I imagine having a rad (though weirdly spooky) mansion to train out of doesn’t hurt.


The First Big Counter-Strike Competition Of The Year Is Happening Right Now

Video (streaming): MLG X Games Aspen has kicked off and it’s running all weekend. GosuGamers has a good primer on the big storylines to keep an eye out for. Watch it all unfold below.


SanctuaryRPG Wants To ASCII You A Question

You haven’t played an ASCII role-playing game in some time and you’re feeling gamer’s guilt? That’s OK, an endearing title by the name of SanctuaryRPG is here to rid you of those nasty feelings. Despite being drawn with a limited set of colours and characters, it looks quite good and sufficiently adventurous.


Nekopara Vol. 1, As Told By Steam Reviews

When a game features catgirls, it’s probably not surprising to hear that people are reacting to it in funny ways. Especially since, in this case, the catgirl game is of the ‘sexy’ variety.


Popular YouTuber Denounces Steam, Plans To Curate Own Store

Despite practically being PC gaming, Steam is by no means perfect — as we’ve discussed on numerous occasions. But is the whole enterprise busted, not so much a sinking ship as it is a ship that’s sinking a lot of great games? Popular YouTuber NerdCubed thinks so, and that’s why he’s abandoning Steam altogether.


Steam's Hottest New Zombie Game, Summarised In Six Minutes

H1Z1, the DayZ-like zombie MMO by Sony, has been at the top of the Steam charts since release. But what’s it all about?


Classy Steam Redesign Is Better Than The Real Thing

Steam is looking better these days than it has for most of its lifespan, but it still has far too much clunk in its trunk. The interface is unwieldy, its backend clearly designed years ago with generations of progress awkwardly grafted on. It needs a real makeover, not just a blue one. This fan was happy to oblige.


How I Ran My Virtual Game Development Studio Into The Ground

I thought naming my company HyperLeoCorp would save it from any wrongdoing. Video game development simulator Mad Games Tycoon proved otherwise.