Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

PC, PS3, XB360, MAC / Action / Release: Aug 21, 2012 / ESRB: M

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 'Operation Breakout' launches

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2014 6:26am PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has introduced Operation Breakout, a collection of six community-generated maps. A $5.99 "All Access" pass will let you access missions and other connected features as the maps remain on playlists through October 2.


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.


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.


Counter-Strike: GO 'Operation Phoenix' rises for $3

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2014 9:45am PST

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Operation Phoenix offers eight community-made maps, 13 new weapon finishes, and an in-game coin to help track your competitive stats. It'll run through June 4 for $2.99.


Steam controller shown in action

By Steve Watts, Oct 11, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Valve has released the first in what it plans to be a series of videos showcasing the prototype Steam controller working with different kinds of games.


Counter-Strike: GO 'Operation Bravo' brings new maps for $6

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 20, 2013 12:30pm PDT

After raising over $150,000 for community mappers with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's Operation Payback, not to mention an undisclosed amount for itself, Valve is having another go. Last night it launched Operation Bravo, with another set of maps people can play on offic...


Counter-Strike: GO 'Arms Deal' update adds weapon skin trading

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has issued the "Arms Deal" update, creating a special marketplace for in-game cosmetic tweaks to weapons.


CS: GO 'Operation Payback' extended after raising $150k for mappers

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 01, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Operation Payback was another of Valve's experiments with 'games as services' and paying community creators, and a jolly successful one at that. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community mappers earned over $150,000 from players paying $6 to run around their seven maps on V...


Valve forms Overwatch for CS:GO community to police itself

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2013 6:45am PDT

As someone reading this on the Internet, you know that people on the Internet are often awful. Doubly so if they're playing a video game. To help weed out horrors, Valve is playing with a community self-policing scheme for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. It sounds similar ...


Valve launches 'Steam Trading Cards' in beta

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Valve has launched "Steam Trading Cards" in beta, a meta-game that nets you with upgrades to your Steam profile as rewards.


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive rewards mapmakers with 'Operation Payback'

By Steve Watts, Apr 26, 2013 9:50am PDT

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is introducing a new community program today, aimed at rewarding the community's best mapmakers.


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hostages piggyback to safety

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 6:00am PDT

For umpteen years now, the fundamentals of rescuing hostages Counter-Strike have remained the same. From the original mod, through the commercial release, the revamped Counter-Strike: Source, to the new CS: Global Offensive, you'd head to where they spawn, then lead all the ...


PSN Gamers Choice winners announced, discounted

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 5:30pm PST

The PSN Gamers Choice Awards have concluded, giving fan-voted honors to Journey, Walking Dead, Assassin's Creed 3, and Gravity Rush, among others. Each of the winners are on sale through next week.


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...


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.