VALVe have done it again. A full 365 days since the new Inferno was first shown to the public in a beta state and the Counter Strike staple de_dust2 has been re-released. Visually the update is a complete overhaul of the map. Not a single stone has been left un-textured as the historic map once set in the middle east has become a small North African town. The bland pallette of yellows and browns has been mixed up and a splash of colour and visual fidelity has been added to the map.
Textures are quadruple the size what they were previously meaning you’ll no longer have to wonder if it was a head or a bit of rock you just shot at however, sadly, our friendly Chickens are [...]
Less than a week after we posted the news post we received of the new team uFlux, news came in that player Aidan “y0” Holloway had been kicked from the team after accusations and evidence of cheating came to light. The uFlux twitter account also tweeted the following:
Due to recent evidence brought to light, @y0csgo has been removed from our CS:GO Roster. We will keep you posted on who is replacing him.
— uFlux (@uFluxGG) August 11, 2017
The player is still actively denying these cheating claims and refuses to accept the evidence of his cheating despite multiple bans on his name under different accounts on FACEIT and [...]
Announced earlier today in a tweet and video on the FACEIT’s Youtube, The Esports Championship Series or ECS for short is returning to England for the finals of their third season of Counter Strike.
The top eight teams of their regular season in both EU and NA will travel to the SSE Arena in London on the 24th and 25th of June, 2017 to fight for the championship and for a large share of the prize pool. As with previous seasons of ECS, the prize pool is not specified however, there is $1.5 million provided by ECS that goes towards the prize pool and supportive funds that will provide player and team stability.
The ECS Season 1 finals were hosted in the very same [...]
As we all know, the PGL Krakow major is coming up soon and teams from around the world will be battling it out for places in the Minors in order to earn their shot at glory in Poland.
Valve, however, have thrown a spanner in the works, sympathetic with the state of UK Counter Strike, they have offered one team a chance to compete in Poland by partnering with us for the UK Minor.
The UK Minor will see sixty-four teams compete at a BYOC LAN tournament hosted by our friends at Multiplay in a dark hall in the middle of the historic National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. We can also reveal the schedule for this historic event in the UK Counter Strike scene:
Day 1 [...]