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The CS:GO Coaching Scandal Continues With New Namesa

The CS:GO Coaching Scandal Continues With New Names

The CS:GO coaching scandal is not yet over. After ESL recently banned 3 coaches, including Aleksandr ‘MechanoGun’ Bogatiryev of Hard Legion Esports, Ricardo ‘dead’ Sinigaglia of MIBR, and Nicolai ‘HUNDEN’ Petersen of Heroic due to the exploitation of CS:GO’s coaching bug, several new coaches appeared guilty from different CS:GO competitions across the globe. Below is the […]

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Logitech G Unveils Playmaster, A Training Program For CS:GO

Logitech G Unveils Playmaster, A Training Program For CS:GO

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the most challenging first-person shooter (FPS) games in the market. Adding to that is the highly competitive and demanding esports industry of the game. To help players rise to the challenge, Logitech G has developed a platform that can track, analyze, and hone players’ skills in every CS:GO game. […]

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ESL Bans 3 Coaches Caught Exploiting CS:GO's Coaching Bug

ESL Bans 3 Coaches Caught Exploiting CS:GO’s Coaching Bug

Valve continues to fight cheating and toxicity in CS:GO with the aid newly-developed tools. This week, the game saw another blow to its system as three coaches reportedly exploited CS:GO’s coaching bug at multiple ESL events.td The coaches involved were Aleksandr ‘MechanoGun’ Bogatiryev of Hard Legion Esports, Ricardo ‘dead’ Sinigaglia of MIBR, and Nicolai ‘HUNDEN’ […]

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FACEIT's FPL Circuit To Run With Esports Mentors, FPL Cups

FACEIT’s FPL Circuit To Run With Esports Mentors, FPL Cups

FACEIT, one of the leading competitive gaming platforms for online multiplayer games, revamped its tournament format and organizational functions. As part of the changes, FACEIT added new mentors to its tournaments and will host two community-driven cups a month with NA spots in Faceit Pro League (FPL) on the line. As this introduces new tournament […]

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CS:GO Developer Recommends Valve's Three Anti-Cheat Tools

CS:GO Developer Recommends Valve’s Three Anti-Cheat Tools

Valve remains in a constant battle with cheaters and hackers. The developer is yet to find the most effective system that can eliminate cheaters in CS:GO yet. But based on a previous report from John McDonald, the head developer of CS:GO, the game’s Overwatch system, Trust Factor, and VAC (Valve Anti-Cheat) can all work together […]

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DreamHack Postpones All 2020 CS:GO Events Until Next Year

DreamHack Postpones All 2020 CS:GO Events Until Next Year

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DreamHack events, the world’s largest digital esports festivals, are postponed until 2021. All remaining major tournaments for CS:GO starting October will be moved next year. DreamHack already canceled DreamHack Dallas, DreamHack Summer, and DreamHack Montreal in May, but fans are still expecting the continuation of other events in late 2020. […]

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IEM New York 2020 Goes Online In October

IEM New York 2020 Goes Online In October

IEM New York 2020, one of the biggest CS:GO Bitcoin betting tournaments of the year, will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is the culmination of IEM regional events from North America, CIS, and Europe, which features on all ESL and IEM will host the event in October with a $250,000 […]

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Trusted Mode Reportedly Increased CS:GO’s Cheating Rates

Trusted Mode Reportedly Increased CS:GO’s Cheating Rates

Valve’s efforts to combat cheating and toxicity in CS:GO remain in its experimental stages. And at this stage, players are quick and firm in voicing out their concerns and pointing out in-game issues. On Valve’s recent update for Trusted Mode software, many CS:GO players claim that more cheaters entered the game and remain undetected. The […]

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ESEA MDL 33 Cancelled; Event To Return After Player Break

ESEA MDL 33 Cancelled; Event To Return After Player Break

ESEA MDL Season 33, one of this year’s most-anticipated CS:GO tournaments in Europe and North America, is canceled due to the pandemic. The rest of the tournament’s playoffs bracket resumes shortly after the player break. The tournament’s organizers were forced to cancel the ongoing CS:GO event due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in both […]

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CS:GO New Anti-Cheat Software, 'Trusted Mode', Draws Flak

CS:GO New Anti-Cheat Software, ‘Trusted Mode’, Draws Flak

Valve recently released a new feature called ‘Trusted Mode’ to combat cheating and toxicity in CS:GO. The new feature blocks third-party files from interacting with the game. Unlike the game’s previous security features which can be disabled voluntarily, Valve enabled Trusted Mode by default for all CS:GO players. Trusted Mode can vastly improve cheat prevention […]

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