‘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?”

Dreamhack Masters Las Vegas Results (CS:GO)

The Dreamhack Masters tournament at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has come to a close, and the final day was nothing short of legendary. In the first semifinal match, Counter Strike fans got to relive the E-League Major Grand Finals between Astralis from Denmark, and Virtus Pro from Poland. Hungry for revenge after theirContinue reading “Dreamhack Masters Las Vegas Results (CS:GO)”