Counter Strike

August 26, 2011

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Trailer and Impressions

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGDrGri79pA Today the newest Trail­er for Counter-Strike: Glob­al Offen­sive was released.  After watch­ing the trail­er I’ve formed a few opin­ions about it.  The first and most glar­ing is that it does­n’t look any dif­fer­ent from Counter-Strike: Source.  I was hop­ing, sev­en years after the release of source, that they could update the graph­ics engines.  Valve will be imple­ment­ing cross-plat­­form play for Counter Strike: Glob­al Offen­sive and for those of you who don’t know what that is, cross-plat­­form play means peo­ple on PC can play those on an Xbox and those who are on PS3 can play those on Xbox 360.  While PS3 vs Xbox isn’t that big of a dif­fer­ence in terms of game­play, PC vs either of the con­sole sys­tems is a huge dif­fer­ence.  I forsee this being a cat­a­stro­phe because the con­trol dif­fer­ence between con­soles and PC are com­plete­ly dif­fer­ent.  Microsoft held a project a few yearsRead more…

August 12, 2011

Counter Strike : Global Offensive… It’s Finally Coming.

Valve has just announced the upcom­ing 2012 release of a new Counter-Strike title for PC and Next Gen con­soles, Counter-Strike: Glob­al Offen­sive.   It’s bee n 12 long years since counter strike took the world gam­ing indus­try by storm.  Start­ing off as a sim­ple Half-Life mod, Counter-Strike became one of the most wid­ley rec­og­nized FPS titles in the indus­try and is still wide­ly played 12 years after it’s release.  Here is the off­i­cal state­ment from Valve: “Next Gen Con­sole, PC, and Mac Release Tar­get­ed for Ear­ly 2012 Valve, cre­ators of best-sel­l­­ing game fran­chis­es (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Por­tal, and Team Fortress) and lead­ing tech­nolo­gies (such as Steam and Source), today announced Counter-Strike: Glob­al Offen­sive (CS: GO). Tar­get­ed for release via Playsta­tion Net­work, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam (for PC and Mac) in ear­ly 2012, CS: GO will expandRead more…

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