XBOX, PC / Action / Release: Nov 18, 2003 / ESRB: M

Half-Life 2 & Counter-Strike Source News

By Steve Gibson, May 12, 2004 11:49am PDT

Well we just got back from the HL2 show and there are a few things to note that I'll put in courier just to annoy everyone: - Half-Life 2...


Ultimate Arena 3 vs 3 CS Tourney

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 21, 2003 7:46am PDT

The guys at Ultimate Arena have announced a new Counter-Strike tournament, allowing teams of 3 players to compete against each other, for $5000 in...


Counter-Strike v1.6

By Steve Gibson, Sep 13, 2003 10:58am PDT

In case you didnt already notice the ridiculous lines forming on FileShack, Counter-Strike v1.6 is available now as a full download on FileShack....


"Does this really work....afteryou download this, you will ahve cs 1.6?"

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Ultimate Arena Counter-Strike Support

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 18, 2003 8:25am PDT

The guys at Ultimate Arena send along word that they have added Counter-Strike to their list of supported games. Ultimate Arena allows people to...


Valve's Steam BETA Public

By Steve Gibson, Jul 11, 2003 5:37pm PDT

With what can only be called a brief testing period (except not) Valve Software has publically released the Steam client which allows anyone and...


"Is this what they plan to use to allow people to buy HL2 online and download it?"

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New Counter-Strike Knife

By Steve Gibson, Jun 10, 2003 3:36pm PDT

The Valve Software guys have sent along word that they have struck up a fun deal for the new knife model to be included in the Counter-Strike 1.6...


"Hey, is there any way that i could get a third person view on counter-stike 1.6 wile being alive???"

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Counter-Strike Bot Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Apr 17, 2003 7:40am PDT

HomeLAN Fed has posted a Q&A with Michael Booth, a former Westwood employee now working on a bot for off-line Counter-Strike play. This bot will be...


"I thought condition zero had bots? I guess those ones will suck if they have to release this ..."

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Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA Mercury

By Steve Gibson, Feb 12, 2003 9:43am PST

(re posted since it happened so late last night) As many of you probably know, Valve Software is currently privately testing the Steam content...


"The first thing this stupid "STEAM" program did, was create a directory that was over 2 ..."

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Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA Mercury

By Steve Gibson, Feb 11, 2003 9:22pm PST

As many of you probably know, Valve Software is currently privately testing the Steam content delivery system, and along with that is...


"who the fuck would sign up to dl 1.6 when you can dl it for free. lol. dumb people wasting ..."

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Condition Zero Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 22, 2003 6:37pm PST

There's a new Counter-Strike: Condition Zero preview on Computer & Video Games, checking out what Ritual Entertainment has been doing with the...


No Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA / Steam 2.0 Today

By Steve Gibson, Jan 16, 2003 3:43pm PST

Well it appears that some last minute changes have been made, and Valve Software is not releasing the Steam 2.0 / Counter-Strike 1.6 client this...


"Hahahaha. You know what ? Go pissing, cs- lame-asses...wait till 1.6 is out. POINT. And by the ..."

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Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA / Steam 2.0 Today

By Steve Gibson, Jan 16, 2003 12:27pm PST

Well, everyone can chill out on the refreshing like mad for a little bit. We've got an official release time now for the Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA /...


"So let me get this straight this "Steam" thing. Its gives you chatrooms and instant messaging ..."

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More Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA

By Steve Gibson, Jan 15, 2003 4:19am PST

Well, this week is simply Counter-Strike week. Love it or hate it it's by far the most popular online FPS action game being played right now. The...


"As much as I hate CS, I'm actually eager to see this. I love TFC though, and will most likely go ..."

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Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA Change List

By Steve Gibson, Jan 14, 2003 5:26pm PST

The new Half-Life / Counter-Strike / TFC / etc update is coming this Thursday and things look to be running pretty smoothly with the playtest I...


"Dumb question of the day: When I "upgrade" my cs installation to Steam 2.0 - will I have to wave ..."

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Counter-Strike 1.6 Thursday

By Steve Gibson, Jan 13, 2003 4:34pm PST

Looks like we've gotten a firm date for the Counter-Strike 1.6 BETA release. This coming Thursday. In fact tomorrow we're going to get the go ahead...


"Somehow I don't think a real, seperate game called Condition Zero even exists... I bet it's ..."

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