Counter-Strike: Source

PC, MAC / Action / Release: Oct 7, 2004 / ESRB: M

Counter-Strike turns 15: A collection of glitches, fails, and mods

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 24, 2014 12:00pm PDT

We've previously taken in Chatty's perspective on Counter-Strike's milestone 15th anniversary. But some of our posters opted to remember Valve's shooter by sharing some memorable videos.

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Counter-Strike turns 15: A Chatty retrospective

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2014 11:00am PDT

Counter-Strike turned 15 years old on June 19, 2014 and Chatty has compiled some of their favorite memories of Valve's shooter.

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Steam knocked offline on Sunday by power failure

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 13, 2012 7:00am PST

Steam was knocked offline for several hours on Sunday by a power failure at Valve's data center. The downtime forced some victims to resort to archaic forms of Sunday afternoon entertainment, such as strolling in the countryside and conversing with loved

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Steam voice quality boosted with Skype codec

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Valve has rolled out another boost to Steam's voice communication quality by switching to the codec used in Skype.

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Valve Reports Mac Game Performance Gains with Latest Mac OSX Update

By Brian Leahy, Aug 18, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Since the launch of Steam for the Mac and the release of Valve's back-catalog of Source-engine titles, Valve has been "working with Apple and their...

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"i yesterday figured that loading takes forever when skype is running in the background. ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Released on Mac, Updated on PC and Briefly Discounted to $6.80

By Chris Faylor, Jun 23, 2010 11:53am PDT

As promised, Valve has released Counter-Strike: Source for Mac via its digital distribution platform Steam alongside that hefty update for the PC...

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"It's now impossible to play with a bad computer... Even with the lowest resolution it is all the ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Coming to Mac Next Week

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2010 6:08pm PDT

Valve Software has announced that while there's no Mac release this week due to E3 2010--where it's been showing off showing off Portal 2 and...

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"This is great news for all of the 15 MAC owners with MACs that are able to play it.! LOL"

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Weekend Confirmed Episode 8

By Garnett Lee, May 14, 2010 12:00pm PDT

San Diego-based comic Christian Spicer joins Garnett, Brian, and Jeff on this week's show and he couldn't have come at a better time. The release...

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"Listening to the doom and gloom worries about hardware sales last month made me think... 8 ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Update in Public Beta

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 12:11pm PDT

An "extensive update" for Counter-Strike: Source (PC) is now available to owners of the multiplayer shooter by way of a limited beta, Valve...

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"It's now impossible to play with a bad computer... Even with the lowest resolution it is all the ..."

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Nielsen's Most Played PC Games of 2008

By Chris Faylor, Jan 02, 2009 9:16am PST

Along with its list of the most-played consoles in 2008, research group The Nielsen Company has provided its list of the past year's most popular...

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"Man, if I was a part of this I'd get myself and my friends to spend all week playing System ..."

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Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales of Half-Life, Counter-Strike Series

By Chris Faylor, Dec 03, 2008 9:58am PST

Beloved developer Valve has released lifetime retail sales figures for some of its more popular games, including the Half-Life and Counter-Strike...

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"They STILL don't count online and digital sales? *holds X - moves mouse to ARGH!*"

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 143 comments

Counter-Strike, Other Valve Games Could Hit XBLA; Studio Hints at Paid TF2 DLC on 360

By Chris Faylor, Jul 29, 2008 8:51am PDT

With Valve's wit-driven action-puzzler Portal hitting Xbox Live Arcade this fall, marketing VP Doug Lombardi has expressed interest in releasing...

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"In my experience putting the elegance that is a Valve game on a console is like covering a ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Guest Passes Available

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 07, 2007 7:19am PDT

Valve let us know that guest passes are now available for Counter-Strike: Source owners. Should you have friends who don't have the game, you can...

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"awesome! will i be able to send the same friend more than one invite? or will it just be that ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Update Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 11, 2006 3:01pm PST

As expected, an update for Counter-Strike: Source is now available. Here are the changes: "Increased ES57, Compact 228 and Dual Elites damage by...

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"Wait, you can't drop guns as many times as you want now? When did this start? Lowered allowed ..."

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Counter-Strike: Source Pistol Changes Coming

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 09, 2006 7:56am PST

According to the latest Valve news update, available through Steam, Valve will be changing the pistols in Counter-Strike: Source. Right now pretty...

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" i'm having trouble connecting steam to the internet. haven't played cs:s in a long ..."

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