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    • Counter-Strike: GO: All-female team assaulted after tournament victory

      At this year’s Electronic Sports World Cup, Reason Gaming’s all-female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team won the tournament’s French qualifier, beating out another team of female CS:GO’ers, Imaginary Gaming, subsequently earning them spot in the event’s main tournament. After such a deserved victory, especially in a game as tense as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, one wo ...

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    • Valve Change Early Access Rules: ‘Do Not Make Promises’

      By Graham Smith on November 21st, 2014 at 9:00 am. Valve have sent game creators updated rules for releasing games through Steam Early Access. The service, which allows devs and publishers to sell games before they’re finished, is both or alternately a useful method of funding risky game ideas and a maligned method of delaying criticism and profiting from promises.

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    • Dota 2: Nemesis Assassinations For All! Well, For 20…

      By Philippa Warr on November 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Valve has now confirmed the details for its Dota 2 Nemesis Assassin event, which introduces new hero Oracle and spotlights Phantom Assassin. The event introduces an extra element to some of the game modes, if a player owns a particular item set (The Manifold Paradox Arcana), where Phantom Assassin (PA) is tasked with killi ...

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  • Team Fortress 2 Mod Makes Gameplay Smoother And Jazzier

    … Sometimes a small addition to a game can really mix things up, turning it into a completely different experience. In this case, a brilliant, funny experience: Sekti42's Smooth Jazz mod for the Heavy's Minigun in Team Fortress 2 changes all the sound effects of the weapon to various jazzy ones. With mods like this people would finally start…

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  • What’s so bad about playing Medic in Team Fortress 2?

    … With Team Fortress 2’s End of the Line Update drawing ever closer, I thought I’d do a little bit of reminiscing to maybe inspire people to play my favourite class in the game. I’m not a veteran Team Fortress 2 player by any means. I’ve never claimed to be because, well, I’m not. I started playing TF2 a couple of years ago after it went Free…

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  • Counter-Strike's Pro Cheating Scandal Might Be A Good Thing

    … have also played Counter-Strike against cheaters, and they hate it. Their reaction is doubly impassioned because, well, they've been there. It's bullshit. This early on, that's a powerful precedent to set. In other sports, athletes rarely watch their careers explode into a smoking ruin of shame for cheating. As I mentioned yesterday, MMA fighters…

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  • Pro ‘StarCraft 2′ & ‘CS:GO’ Players Get Bans; Embarrass eSports

    … The world of eSports is no stranger to controversy. From questions of whether or not it should be considered a form of sport to the possible introduction of scholarships, the competitive scene is representative of the ever-evolving video game medium. In the latest slight against its image, a number of professional StarCraft 2 and Counter-Strike…

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  • PayPal Leaks Steam Fall Sale Date

    …. Latest posts by John Heatz (see all) PayPal Leaks Steam Fall Sale Date – November 22, 2014 Valve Tightens Up Early Access Rules for Developers – November 22, 2014 People Scammed Walmart, it Closes a Price-Matching Loophole – November 21, 2014 Spread the word! Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr Reddit LinkedIn StumbleUpon Pinterest Pocket Email Print Like this: Like Loading… Related …

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  • Valve Revises Early Access Rules And Guidelines

    … Valve has published a new set of Early Access guidelines and rules for developers to follow. The guidelines seem to be about keeping developers out of trouble, by setting limits on what they can promise and generally helping them set expectations properly. They also declare that devs need to clearly label their games as Early Access when sold…

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  • The Worst Possible Ways To Play Team Fortress

    … Thing about video game strategies is, they're always helping you win. What's the deal with that? What if you want to find the most spectacular routes to glorious failure possible? Well then, look no further. Muselk has an ongoing series of videos in which he selects the worst possible weapons for each TF2 class and then plays matches with them…

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  • You Probably Shouldn't Play Counter-Strike With Your Voice

    Who needs mouse buttons to play CS:GO when you can use voice commands to deliver a volley of imprecise spray ? Granted binding left click to a voice command in "voice attack" to then fire is probably one of the least efficient ways to play CSGO. In-fact it took over 7 hours of playing just to get 5 kills...

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  • Valve Honors Aussies With In-Game Cameo

    … Gamers 4 Croydon were a political party that helped Australians turn the tide against archaic ratings laws. In appreciation for their efforts, Valve will be honouring them with a little shout-out in Left 4 Dead 2. The zombie shooter was one of the more high profile victims of Australia's old ratings system, and had to be toned down for release…

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