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Valve Preps Artifact 2.0, Which Won’t Sell Cards Or Packs

Saying that Valve's Artifact didn't perform well is a bit of an understatement. The pay-to-play online CCG started off decently but quickly collapsed and...

CS:GO Tops 1.1 Million Concurrent, Had 24 Million Overall Players In February

Despite being eight years old, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is more popular than ever. Going free-to-play has certainly helped with that, as has everyone's tendencies...

Developers For Dota Underlords And The Cycle Are Working From Home

What started in February with game developers in China has since spread to the U.S. and elsewhere. Game (and other) companies are telling their...

CS:GO Tournament In Poland Had Zero Live Attendees But Set Online Viewership Record

While most news surrounding the coronavirus has centered around Asian territories, at least one esports event in Europe was semi-adversely affected this weekend. I...

Valve Proposes Automated Muting System For Abusive CS:GO Players

In any competitive PvP game, there are going to be players you'd rather not have to hear, whether in voice comms or text chat....

Coronavirus Disrupts League Of Legends, CS:GO Esports Events In Asia

Once again, real life intrudes on video games. In this case, it's the fault of the coronavirus, which, as you've likely heard, is making...

PSA: Play Every (Current) Half-Life Game For Free Over The Next Two Months

As freebie game PSAs go, this one's a bit of an odd one. Once the whole thing is said and done, you won't actually...

Heroes, Human Resources, And Hong Kong: The Top 10 Stories In F2P Gaming In...

2019 was … certainly a year. It was the best of times and the worst of times, but most importantly … it was time....

Dota Underlords The Outlanders Update Introduces New Spirit Alliance

Today, The Outlanders Update dropped for Valve's strategy battler Dota Underlords. The update adds several new features and content, including the new Spirit Alliance...

A Teen-Aged CS:GO Player Created An AI To Help Identify Cheaters

When I was a teenager, I spent most of my time in the basement playing video games (which is totally unlike what I do...

Team Fortress 2 Source: “There Is Nothing Being Worked On Right Now”

Good old Team Fortress 2 -- and I do mean "old," since it launched in 2007 -- is still chugging along, maintaining its position...

Valve Restricts The Resale Of CS:GO Keys To Combat Fraud

You can no longer resell your Counter-Strike: Global Offensive keys. In a cunningly titled "Key Change" blog post yesterday, Valve has declared that "container...

Valve Reveals New Heroes And Alliances For Dota Underlords’ “Big Update”

Dota Underlords may still be in beta, but players can look forward to a big update soon -- literally titled "The Big Update" --...

Gaijin Entertainment: We “Wouldn’t Have Launched” War Thunder On Steam In The Store’s Current...

By now, you probably know how Steam operates: It takes a 30% cut of the sales of games it sells. That percentage is slightly...

CS:GO Loot Boxes In France Will Show Contents Before Purchase

Valve has changed how Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's loot boxes work in France. Players will be given an X-ray scanner that they can use to...

Dota 2’s The International 9 Wrapped Up This Weekend, With Champs Raking In $15M

The ninth iteration of Dota 2's big championship event, The International, went down this past weekend, with defending champions OG Dota taking the top...

Valve Implements Moderation Approval Policy For Certain Steam Workshop Submissions

For some time now, Steam Workshop modders and mappers have been asking for a bit more oversight when it comes to submissions. These requests...

DOTA 2 Is Testing Out Some Changes To Matchmaking

DOTA 2's matchmaking is not what it could be, and Valve is aware of that. So, they've decided to begin testing some changes. In...