Tag: CS:GO

CS:GO exploit lets you change the shape of smoke and make fire disappear

A new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive exploit has been discovered, which allows players to basically reset either the fire from molotovs, or the shape of the smoke that deploys from smoke grenades. In the most extreme cases, that could allow exploiters to create one-way smokes on official servers with anti-cheat protections, but there are some limitations […]

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds LFG system

Are you looking to meet heavily-armed and available men in your area for hot action… and maybe more? Someone who won’t flashbang you then run? Or fancy a group of like-minded murdermen for chat and banter? Pick up your mouse and click on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which has added a looking-for-group system to help players party […]

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This animation shows the rise of the AUG with CS:GO pros

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive remains one of Steam’s most popular games, and its professional scene is still thriving. It’s the pros – and which of the game’s weapons they prefer – that often drive tweaks and changes to the game, and a couple of animated charts show how their preferences have changed over time. The first […]

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Valve rolled out an emergency CS:GO hotfix to deal with lobby-crashing trolls

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players may have noticed a small patch this morning. The hotfix is meant to address a relatively new exploit that allowed hackers to crash game lobbies – but the fix, at least for now, means you won’t be able to use the ‘nearby lobby’ feature for the time being. From the sounds […]

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CS:GO’s battle royale gets a new map, weird sci-fi items, and Apex Legends-style pings

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s Danger Zone mode – the one that’s a bit like battle royale – has had a major update. It’s getting a brand new map, loads of new items and upgrades, and several features that ape Apex Legends. These include a pinging system and respawns. Details on the player pinging system are thin, […]

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CS:GO’s latest patch adds two new maps and tweaks Vertigo

CS:GO’s latest patch has introduced two new maps: Ruby, a bomb defusal map set in a scenic town in Portugal, and Workout which is a community-favourite hostage rescue map. Valve confirms that Workout is already available in Competitive matchmaking, while Ruby will be added to the Competitive pool at a later date. With two new […]

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Best Scout Skins in CS:GO – The Top 5 Best Skins for SSG 08

The SSG 08, commonly known as the scout, is one of the best eco weapons in CS:GO. So what are the best Scout skins in CS:GO? It might not have quite the diversity of skins that the AWP has, but there are still some great CS:GO Scout skins. Here’s are some of the best Scout […]

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CS:GO – Ranks guide (How to rank up in Competitive matchmaking)

Everything you need to know about ranks and competitive matchmaking. Our CS:GO – How to rank up in competitive matchmaking guide contains everything you need to know about ranking up in the competitive playlist, and details all the factors that will affect your ranking. If you’ve racked up hundreds of hours in competitive CS:GO attempting […]

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Counter-Strike’s creator wanted inflation in the weapons economy

Since its release, the Counter-Strike series has stuck to its winning formula and remains a staple of PC gaming. But its creator, Minh ‘Gooseman’ Le,  had plenty of ideas to shake things up that were never implemented for fear of fans’ reaction, one of which was weapon price inflation. In an interview with PC Games Insider, […]

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Pros are iffy on some of CS:GO’s latest changes

The latest update to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive makes some pretty significant changes to Valve’s esteemed old competitive shooter, but some professional players aren’t completely happy with some of what’s in the update. Most of the latest changes have met with a positive response from the CS:GO player community, such as the new way loss bonuses […]

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