‘Trust Factor’ System Introduced to CS:GO

Digital distributor and video game developer Valve is known in part for its small array of carefully polished products, many of which remain relevant thanks to a steady stream of updates that improve both content and playability. In an effort to modernize and further improve the experience of its Counter-Strike player base, the company isContinue reading “‘Trust Factor’ System Introduced to CS:GO”

Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?

As anyone with a grasp of general developments in games will know, the use of micro-transactions and other forms of ‘pay for loot’ systems has long drawn ire and served as a particular highlight of what many see as the key issue with profit-driven game development. The chance to pay money for extra in-game featuresContinue reading “Micro-Transactions and Loot Boxes: The New Frontier of Digital Gambling?”

NRG Esports Partners with Washington D.C.

This Friday, Events D.C., the authority for all sporting events and conventions held within Washington D.C., announced their sponsorship of top esports organization NRG Esports. NRG currently has a significant roster of esports athletes, competing in a variety of games, from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Super Smash Bros. Max Brown, the chairman of Events D.C.,Continue reading “NRG Esports Partners with Washington D.C.”