Counter-Strike: GO

ECS May Decide the Best Team in the World

With four contenders for the current title and a whole lot of rising would-bes, ECS is going to set the stage for this summer's CS:GO ladder. Be prepared with this breakdown of each team's journey so you know who comes out on top and why it matters.

How Device Keeps Astralis Fresh

Breaking down Astralis' tactics turns out to be harder than you'd think, thanks in large part to the complicated strategies based around AWP rotations from Nicolai 'device' Reedtz. This is how they win, and how they might lose, as the summer moves into ECS Season 3 finals and beyond.

Understanding the Americas Minor Amidst Rampant Roster Instability

With the Americas minor coming up, Cloud9 are in a terrific position to move up in the world as all of their top opponents struggle with roster issues. However, their self-proclaimed lack of motivation may get in their way — and have lasting consequences for the region's lower-tier stability as a whole.

You Can't Miss the EPL Seminfinals

We break down the playstyles, stats and stakes of the ESL Pro League semifinals coming up this weekend. Four teams, North, Liquid, SK Gaming and G2 Esports are will bring their all in a single-elimination bracket that may even become the deciding factor for which teams shuffle and which remain.