Counter-Strike Series News


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive review

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 24, 2012 9:30am PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive doesn't do much to reinvent the game, as it feels more like Counter-Strike: Source with a shiny new coat of paint. It's a fine jumping-on point for newcomers, but feels like a pricey update for CS veterans.


"Still screenshots make this game look better than it is. Cool update, I get it its a different ..."

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive launching with zombie mod

By Steve Watts, Aug 20, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will already have a Plaguefest zombie mod available when it launches tomorrow.


"He personally replied to my email gushing about how awesome Portal 2 is. So if you butter him up ..."

- Rehevkor see all 23 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders to include early beta access

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Want to play Counter-Strike: GO one week before everyone else? Time to pre-order the game on Steam.


"I love how people will pay $15 per map map for call of duty games or BF games, but complain when ..."

- Voradors see all 23 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive releases on August 21

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 10:00am PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be available on August 21, assuming it doesn't fall victim to Valve Time, of course.


"I dont mind $15 but it does effect shackbattles, I dont think many will shell out for it now"

- Chandler55 see all 5 comments

Counter-Strike Online 2 announced for Asian release

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2012 10:30am PDT

Nexon Korea and Valve are teaming up to bring Counter-Strike Online 2 to the Asian market.


"Same company will be handling Heroes of Newerth marketing and servers in Korea."

- Supine see all 5 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive loses cross-platform multiplayer

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 05, 2012 2:30pm PST

Unfortunately, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive won't continue Valve's cross-platform experiment. While PS3-PC-Mac cross-play was promised, the feature is no being removed from the game.


"Speak for your self. The console community has been complaining about FPS games lacking ..."

- akiratea see all 60 comments

Counter-Strike: GO beta opening more slots

By Steve Watts, Feb 23, 2012 7:30am PST

The hardware survey for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is open to all, and will be used to start sending out more beta keys next week.


"Funny this is why I want CS:Go so badly. All the new things that are so prevalent in new ..."

- InfoBiter see all 17 comments

Shack PSA: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closed beta has begun

By Xav de Matos, Dec 01, 2011 11:30am PST

The closed beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has begun, offering select PC players a chance to try a small piece of the upcoming multiplayer-focused title.


"It's not going to be $60 as it's an Arcade title, maximum you're looking at is about $15-20"

- kurumba see all 15 comments

Counter-Strike: GO closed beta starts November 30

By Steve Watts, Nov 21, 2011 8:30am PST

Valve has announced that the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta will begin for current key-holders on November 30, with more waves and an open beta rolling out later.


"Let me see, YOU are not playing CS therefore no one else should be? Got it."

- dookiebot see all 52 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta delayed, release when 'it's ready'

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 31, 2011 1:15pm PDT

Both the closed beta and the launch of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive have been delayed due to the feedback of professional CS 1.6 players.


"never said it wouldnt play better :) But yeah the image they chose up above vs bf3 screens... ..."

- et72 see all 60 comments

One hour of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive footage

By Xav de Matos, Oct 20, 2011 3:30pm PDT

About an hour of footage from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has popped up online, pulled directly from ESL TV's recent Intel-sponsored competition featuring the game.


"That's a good analysis, I concede to your well thought out argument :)"

- Epsilon Sector see all 53 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gets Gun Game mode 'Arsenal'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 22, 2011 6:00am PDT

Popular Counter-Strike mod Gun Game is bringing its weapon-switching fun to CS: Global Offensive in a mode named Arsenal, developed with the help of the mod's makers. Plus, new screenshots!


"Me never really got around to playing gungames...or CS source for that matter. Me has it but me ..."

- Magichamsta see all 40 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive details: PC-PS3 play; Competitive & Casual modes

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 26, 2011 6:30am PDT

Valve's Counter-Strike revamp will support cross-platform play between the PC, Mac and PlayStation 3 editions. So PS3 players don't look ruddy fools, they'll be able to play with keyboard and mouse.


"I would love an capture and hold mode with respawning...but that's just me. Hell, it'll ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 44 comments

Valve wants Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to be cross-platform

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Valve is aiming to make Counter-Strike: Global Offensive sport cross-platform play, but recognizes that contractual or platform-holder business realities might keep it from happening.


"CS seems to be the most likely to transition to console of the more usual FPS games. It plays ..."

- alias see all 29 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive announced

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2011 10:30am PDT

Valve announced Counter-Strike: Global Offensive today, a new CS entry hitting PC, Mac, PSN and XBLA early next year. It will introduce new maps and modes, along with homages to the classics. You can play it for yourself at PAX Prime.


"Man, they should hire me and I would help them get it right. Sadly, it will most likely be ..."

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