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.


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.


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


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.


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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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