CS:GO

Competitive Gaming is Becoming More Legitimate

Since the time where friends got together and played video games at LAN parties, competitive gaming has grown at an exponential rate. Before, games like Call of Duty, Halo, Street Fighter, and Counter-Strike were at the peak of esports with small tournaments all over the country. Fast-forward to 2018, and now these games - and more - are played in tournaments all over the world.

With the new patch, Nuke replaces Inferno

Earlier this year, de_nuke received a massive rework enabling access to catwalk on the T side, remapping of the b bomb site, and restricting CT access to the A bombsite to make it just a little less like a box of death for the attacking side. The original version of the map was incredibly CT-sided and the rework was meant to bring the force back into balance.

Chroma 2 case released for CS:GO

EGF Monkey Business

Last night the latest weapons skins case for CS:GO was released to the community featuring some super loud designs and some hefty prices. Although the case’s name suggests a relationship with the original Chroma case, unlike the eSports cases, a Chroma 2 key will not work with the original Chroma case. 

Latest CS:GO patch nerfs the AWP and Tec-9

AWP nerf

Operation Vanguard has officially ended, and Valve has put out a massive update for CS:GO that covered everything and your grandmother’s kitchen sink. Of note are the changes to the Tec-9 which everyone saw coming, and changes to the AWP that the community (as of its release) felt may have been an overcorrection to a non-issue. Here are the highlights of the patch, while the full patch notes can be found in the end.

 

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Valve: Updates to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

January 8, 2015 - Valve has released their latest update for Counter-Strike:Global Offensive since mid-December.

The most noticeable update is buffs to the infamous CZ-75. The gun’s clip has been restored to its original 12 bullet capacity, as opposed to the nerfed 8, and the rate of fire has been returned to its previous state. Although no specific explanation was offered for why the gun’s stats were changed, it likely has to do with community discontent at changes to one of the community’s favorite eco-round tools.