Counter-Strike Series News


Half-Life, Counter-Strike add Linux support

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST

Valve has updated two of its classic titles, Half-Life and Counter-Strike, with Linux support.


"Are you talking about the expansions like Opposing Force and BlueShift or the episodes for HL2. "

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive PC adds deathmatch

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2013 6:45am PST

For times when you simply want to shoot men, the PC edition of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has added a deathmatch mode. Modders hacked such a thing into the game months ago, of course, but now it's all proper and official and shiny. Yesterday's patch also brought a whol...


"Any news on the 360 patch? The party system is completely broken. You invite your friends to sit ..."

- kurumba see all 3 comments

Counter-Strike: GO free weekend starts today

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is getting a free weekend, letting you try your hand at the game until Sunday at 1 PM PST.


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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 :)"

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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 ..."

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