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Valve Promises “A Better Artifact,” And There’s Probably Just One Way To Accomplish That

After going nearly two months without any communication, Valve posted to the Steam page for Artifact last Thursday, March 29. The brief message was...

Team Fortress 2’s “Fresh Meat” Challenge Is For Competitive Play Beginners

If you've always wanted to play competitive Team Fortress 2, but didn't know how to break into the scene without getting your face kicked...

December Was Fortnite: Battle Royale’s “Highest Grossing Month To Date,” According To SuperData

When you're on top, there's nowhere to go but down, right? Well, maybe not if you're Epic Games and Fortnite: Battle Royale, which enjoyed...

Valve Has Banned 600,000 Since CS:GO Went F2P

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive went free-to-play on Dec. 6. The reaction from fans has been mixed -- literally, as the positive reviews for the past...

MMOBomb’s Top 5 Free-To-Play Predictions For 2019 (And Grading 2018’s Predictions)

It's time, once again, to be amazed and astounded by my precocious acts of prestidigitation, my prescient predictions, my prattling on about probable outcomes...
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Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) – Gameplay First Look (F2P Conversion and Danger Zone...

Yeah, we know that CS:GO has been out forever and has a ton of video already, but we take a First Look at it...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Goes Full F2P And Adds Battle Royale

The Game Awards might be taking place later tonight, but that doesn't mean we have to wait several hours for all the big news....

Dota 2 Gets Review Bombed Again, This Time For Racist Comments From A Pro...

Remember when the reveal of Artifact caused such a review-bombing of Dota 2 that it made Valve add charts to Steam pages so people...

Dota 2’s New Loot Box Shows You The Odds Of Getting Rare Items

Valve's taken a lot of heat the past few months for the way it handles its loot boxes in Dota 2. The Netherlands classified...

Loot Boxes Come Under Fire In Europe, Australia, And Finland

If you hate Mondays, just think of how the developers of games that have loot boxes must hate them -- or at least this...

Valve Introduces “CS:GO — Free,” Offering Offline Play And Spectating

No, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive isn't going free-to-play -- not yet, anyway. Still, a recent announcement and upcoming release of a spin-off title on Steam...

Cash Sales Of Loot Boxes In Heroes Of The Storm And Overwatch Will Soon...

Earlier today, Blizzard posted on the forums for Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch to say that paid loot boxes for both games will...

Dota 2 Players Are Competing For Esport’s Largest Prize Pool At The International

Because of the way Valve funds the prize pool for the annual Dota 2 The International tournament, players have a chance to get their...

China’s New Game Freeze Could Impact Loot Box Regulation

If you've been following gaming industry sites over the past week, you've probably heard about what's going on in China -- or, more specifically,...

OpenAI’s Dota 2 Bots Pummel Top-Tier Human Players

A few weeks ago, we filled you in on OpenAI, a project funded by Elon Musk that pits a team of self-learning AI bots...

Valve Lets Dutch Players See The Contents Of Their Next Loot Box Before They...

When is a loot box not a loot box? When it's not random, it would appear.That's the workaround Valve has implemented for Dota 2...

Tencent Has Plans To Bring Its Steam Competitor, WeGame, To The West

With Steam drawing in about 15 million players at any one time, Valve has a pretty huge chunk of the PC gaming market. It...

AI Teams Can Beat Humans At Dota 2, Impressing Bill Gates

The next time you complain that your opponent in a game is "botting," be careful -- it might be an actual, self-learning AI.OK, we're...