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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – a glorious war

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 09:21 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is out now. It’s a brilliant revamp that shows shooters don’t have to be about instant death and depressing confusion. Patrick Garratt’s planting the bomb.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a revelation. Every round ends in “gg”. If someone’s being a prick, they get booted. You don’t walk around perpetually dying unless you’ve put serious time into learning maps, and you actually have to lay bullets on enemies to kill them. The Valve revamp, launched now for PC, Mac and PS3 and hitting 360 later today, does a reasonable job of making CoD culture perfectly unappealing. I can’t stop playing it.

If you’re young, or have succeeded in destroying your short-term memory with bong abuse, you may not remember what Counter-Strike’s about. Two sides, the terrorists and counter-terrorists, are shooting each other to win rounds. In Classic, you can buy weapons at the start of the match. The better you did in the previous round, the more money you have to play with. If you get killed you’re out, and you’re spectating until someone wins. In Arms Race, you get a new weapon every time you kill someone. In Demolition, the terrorists are laying a bomb and the counter-terrorists have to stop them.

And that’s it.

I am not a Counter-Strike expert. The original game has such a fierce reputation as the most hardcore competitive shooter that, stupidly, I didn’t play it. But the ease at which I was up and loving Global Offensive was startling. It feels “fair”. I’ve put some 30 hours into Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer and there are times when I may as well just hand all my kills to the opposing side. It’s brand of hyper-speed insta-kill can make for an exhausting experience. CS: GO, though, is balanced to an absurd degree and fun right the way down to its Desert Eagle and chancy knife kills. Humiliating the other guy in GO isn’t as easy as you’d hope.

The sit-out nature of Classic forces care and teamwork, while Arms Race incessantly injects you with lead heroin, gouging you through the weapons set in a murderous drive for victory. I played 360 Demolition with Valve’s Chet Faliszek in San Francisco this summer; again, it’s just shooter crack. You’re in, you’re shooting, you’re winning and losing, and you’re winning and losing because you’re the winner or the loser. Not because someone else has better gear that you. Or a better internet connection.

You have to shoot people, properly, for a long time, to kill them. The weapons are well-balanced to the point of absurdity, with a full suite of SMGs, assault rifles, shotguns, scoped rifles and pistols all making for a game with mainline appeal and challenging depth, a game in which all people are equal and the only law is gun.

I like FPS. I play it a lot. I play most major shooting games, because I have a Twitter-based attention span and I care very little for “story”. I like to load games, shoot things, then turn them off. I play L4D by myself because it lasts 10 minutes and it’s over when I’m bored. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the fourth game in a series boasting 27 million sales, was made for me. I may not be very good at it, nor will I ever be, and nor do I care. It’s brilliant. Buy this today. It’s a new Valve game for €14. Hit me up on Steam: I’m patlike.

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28 Comments

  1. Stavrosmct

    Might look into this one…need a new shooter big style, and get pumped really bad on MW3 online etc

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Patrick Garratt

    Get it! It’s awesome fun.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Giskard

    Valve just had to go and release a game now, did they?

    I’m already knee-deep in Darksiders 2, and I’m just holding out for Borderlands 2. Now I want this too. Stupid lack of time!

    #3 3 years ago
  4. mongbatstar

    The best thing I got from the EG Expo last year was a beta key for this.

    I’ve not played it anyway near enough what it deserves, but it is a great addition to the series. The guns feel great and the new map modes are intense and addictive.

    This is the first fps to make me curse out loud when I’ve died. Bastard.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. roadkill

    LOL! Yeah, I’ll just ditch BF and go play an arcade piece of s**t. Global Crapware ftl.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. manamana

    ^ thats actually what I am gonna do: drop BF3 for this competitive shooter.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Sadismek

    I might try it. I usually like to pour time in competitive shooters.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Hunam

    I used to play the original CS back in the day (b6.6 to r1.3) as pretty much the only game I played and logged several thousand hours and racked up insane amount of kills per game (I was like 14-16 at the time, I was just faster than everyone, ever). But I just can’t get my head around this one. The SMG’s are horrible, the gun recoil and spray patterns make little sense and it’s just not pushed CS forward in any meaningful way outside of a UI update and a new lick of paint.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. G1GAHURTZ

    PAT!

    What have you done!!??

    You can actually aim!

    What sort of evil witchcraft did Valve put into this game!??

    Not sure if I should bother with this, since Valve don’t seem to have bothered trying to woo 360 users very hard… No beta, and having to wait an extra day? Bit silly, really.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. GwynbleiddiuM

    I used to play this CS 1.6 at professional level, until the government decided to ban the game entirely, so I had to find a real job. But judging from my experience from the beta, it is a pretty awesome successor to the original Counter-Strike game. It’s awesome and fun and have the potential to replace CS 1.6 on tournaments. We shall wait and see.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. mojo

    ive played cs and css for several hundreds of days but didnt play since a couple of years. but this will propably get me back into it.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. ManuOtaku

    Well i was on the fence of getting this for so many reasons but the words that made my mind were this : “a game in which all people are equal and the only law is gun”, thanks to you Pat i will get it as soon as i get home, thanks nice review.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. HeavyD-Love

    It is really good. I like the fast turnaround button with the smooth transition. That should be standard in all FPS from now on.

    Plus I love on the map selection screen they show both a picture of the level AND a map. TOo many games now-a-days don’t show anything on the map selection screen and it’s annoying when chosing a level (cough***killzone3***couph)

    #13 3 years ago
  14. DSB

    On PC it’s really good, especially for the price.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. delta41

    just downloaded the 45min trial.and i dont know if its me but the hit detection is bad.i was shooting this guy 5,6times for him to shot me once and i died.going to have to think long and hard on this one if im going to buy it.has bf3 has got a bit boring now..

    #15 3 years ago
  16. G1GAHURTZ

    Just been playing it on 360, and I have to say that it’s pretty poor.

    After downloading it, I went straight into a bot game to get a feel before going online. First of all, the buttons were all swapped around from CoD’s, so I tried changing them around. It took me ages to actually figure out that “use” in the button config menu actually meant “buy menu” in the game, so there was a while where I was running around trying to shoot bots with nothing but a pistol, because it wouldn’t let me open the buy menu and buy another gun.

    That’s pretty awful design, right there. Spending 10 minutes going back into the button config menu over and over again trying to figure out what does what is a nonsense.

    Another major gripe was the sensitivity… It’s really low on 360. Even on the highest setting.

    I play CoD on it’s highest setting, so playing this just felt really sluggish. There’s no need for an instant 180 button if you turn up the sensitivity, because I can turn around that fast myself on CoD. Maybe faster.

    The voice chat was pretty bad for some reason, too. It sounded all fuzzy and echo-ey, so I could hardly tell what people were saying. It also took ages to mute people, for some reason.

    I’m not going to say much about the hit detection for now, because I only played a few rounds. It did seem a little ‘haphazard’, though.

    Obviously, the PC version almost certainly isn’t going to suffer from most of these issues, but they’re definitley there on 360, for now.

    If you’re interested in a console version of this game, I suggest you try the demo first.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. HeavyD-Love

    ^ Thanks for the COD to CS:GO comparison. I think as a standalone title for $15 this game is very good and has a lot to offer.

    Besides the graphics being obviously outdated, I think CS:GO is wicked fun. I love the quick turnaround button. I’ve never seen it before in a FPS and think it should now be in ALL of them.

    If you don’t like the controls you can remap them, but I had no problems.

    Nice of them to even give us bot mode AND weapons training modes for a $15 online multiplayer game.

    It should also be noted the load times are fast, and I get into games with no problems whatsoever.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. Talkar

    I played it when it was in beta and i honestly didn’t see enough new things that would warrant a new release or a purchase of said release. Then i discovered that the game was actually made for the consoles (which you can clearly see with the whole buy menu) and Valve decided they might as well port it over to the PC. I’m not saying it is a bad port, just that i don’t see the appeal of this one… The funny thing is that the game actually started out by CS:S being ported to the consoles, and then GO was made on top of that and the ported over to the PC xD

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Lounds

    CS:GO is mint, COD players won’t like it because it doesn’t have auto-aim. It’s a very hard game to be good at, if you want a challenge and love shooting games but hate how easy it is to be good on COD get this game. The guy saying about hit detections is talking bs, he probably sprayed his gun, the game is a bitch like that, but its probably more realistic than COD in that sense, guns on auto stood up aren’t that accurate. Crouching and standing still is best way for accuracy on CS. No regen health is a bonus. I’ve been playing CSS since 2006.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. pukem0n

    the game is poor, but its from valve so it will get scores from 90-100…

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Talkar

    ^It is a pretty damn solid game. It just doesn’t bring anything new to the genre, let alone the franchise.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. G1GAHURTZ

    The controls are poor on 360.

    There’s no way around it.

    I’m sure it’s amazing on PC, but I can’t see this selling well on console.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Dimaco

    Cool! Your review convinced me to buy the game, downloading now. I’ll give it a thorough first session tomorrow… Can’t wait!

    #23 3 years ago
  24. mad1723

    I’m not too good at this game, but I still added you Pat! I’ll be up for some games sometime! :D

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Moonwalker1982

    I tried it on my 360, but i think it’s not for me. I really miss the ability to aim down the sights.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. stretch215

    No a.d.s. + 6-8 bullets per kill = no buy for me. If I shoot you in the torso with an ak47 you are NOT going to turn around and shoot me. You will be on the ground, dying.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. DSB

    It could not ever be 6 bullets stretch. Maximum of 4 against an armored enemy, with the standard assault rifles. Headshot = Dead.

    CoD’s multiplayer is heavily inspired by CS, so I don’t really see your point.

    In my experience you need the exact same degree of reflexes, if not more so, since the recoil is pretty vicious, and you have to time your shots.

    It’s just a pure, competitive shooter. Like CoD stripped down, no bells and whistles, but with an even more unforgiving focus on skill and reaction.

    That’s talking for the PC version of course. No console shootering unless it’s Halo or Killzone :P

    #27 3 years ago
  28. stretch215

    Exactly.4 bullets is too much. I play cod on hardcore, 1-2 bullets max. Why do you mention cod anyway? My original post has nothing to do with cod. Edit: there are definitely times it takes more than 4 bullets/kill. Either way, I’m destroying the other team right now during my trial. It’s actually quite easy.

    #28 3 years ago

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    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood adds a sick new weapon to BJ’s arsenal: a pipe. In Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, a pipe is not just a pipe. Not only can you bash nazis with it, you can use it to climb walls, reach hatches, and even break through some walls. Plus? You can dual wield it. […]

  • Mortal Kombat X teaser gives first look at Predator

    Mortal Kombat X’s next celebrity guest was teased during the latest Kast. Today’s Mortal Kombat X Kast was mostly about all about Jason, but also included a very brief nod to Predator. You can watch the full livestream to see the tease in situ if you’re really keen, but IGN shared this convenient edit: There’s […]

  • Rock Band 4 has count-ins, drum fills and vocal harmonies

    Rock Band 4 will more closely emulate the feeling of being a real musician with some neat personalisation touches. For Rock Band 4, Harmonix elected to double down on player ownership of their experience rather than technical precision. To this end, it has implemented a number of cool new features. I am wildly envious of […]

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Lost Planet 3 developer shuttered

    Spark Unlimited has gone down with all hands. The Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and Lost Planet 3 developer has been shuttered and all staff laid off. Chief technical officer John Butrovich confirmed the news in a statement issued to IGN. “Spark Unlimited is closing as a video game developer. The ongoing opportunities for smaller mobile […]

  • PS Now subscription available on PlayStation 3 this month, Vita coming soon

    PlayStation Now’s all you can eat service has finally been dated for PS3. Subscriptions to PS Now, Sony’s cloud-based gaming service, will be available on PS3 from May 12 in the US. The all you can eat package will also be made available on select Bravia TVs and Sony Blu-ray players on the same date. […]

  • GTA 5 is even better with a gravity gun

    GTA 5 modders have made a dream come true, adding a gravity gun to your arsenal of mayhem-causing weaponry. GTA 5 isn’t ready for this. It looks like a heck of a lot of fun, but the poor old Los Santos po po can’t deal with the resulting carnage at all. If Rockstar were ever […]

  • “Mod makers should be able to make money from their creations,” says DOOM creator

    DOOM co-creator John Romero has weighed in on the paid mods debate. Paid mods are a hot issue right now. For years, Valve has been enabling content creators to make money from their work on Counter-strike: Global offensive, Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2, but when it partnered with Bethesda to offer the same for […]

  • Watch WRC driver Kevin Abbring smash through a DIRT Rally challenge

    WRC driver Kevin Abbring has been participating in Dirt Rally’s daily events – and kicking ass. Dirt Rally seems to have ticked one of the most difficult to attain boxes of racing development – creating something professional drivers like to play, and which rewards their years of experience. Codemasters published the video below showing Hyundai […]

  • Mortal Kombat X patch to bring PC version up to console standard

    Mortal Kombat X PC will be fixed tomorrow, NetherRealm has promised. The PC version of Mortal Kombat X has come under fire for poor performance, including stuttering frame rate and bugs as plenty. About 45 minutes into a recent Twitch stream, NetherRealm boss Ed Boon said an update will drop tomorrow to address many of […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: all new Crucible maps detailed

    Destiny’s House of Wolves DLC will add four new maps to the Crucible, the game’s competitive multiplayer mode. Let’s take a look at all of them. Alex brings you new footage showing all of the four maps that will drop with House of Wolves. He goes over the layout, landmarks, gameplay styles, and other important […]

  • Custom Xbox One Star Wars controllers look very tempting

    Microsoft is celebrating May 4 by showing off concept designs for Star Wars-themed Xbox One controllers. May 4 is of course Star Wars Day and the controller concepts you’re about to see are just that, concepts. Or at least that’s what they said they are. There are four designs and they don’t look very practical. […]

  • Project Cars launch trailer is an anthology of race cars, set to the beats of Deadmau5

    Project Cars comes out this week and there’s just enough time for one last trailer. Project Cars, Slightly Mad Studios’ ambitious racer that has been in development for ages, is finally coming out this week. The racer received plenty of changes throughout its development based on community feedback and the final product will be in […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront dev reveals planet Sullust

    Sullust, a planet that has not been previously shown, will be featured in one of Star Wars Battlefront’s maps. Star Wars Battlefront developer DICE revealed today that planet Sullust will be one of the game’s locations. The planet was mentioned in the films and other Star Wars works, but was only shown today. DICE posted […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: Tower vendor changes

    House of Wolves will change the inventory of some of Destiny’s vendors and add new roles to others. Here’s everything that has been announced so far. You know that House of Wolves will bring a new social space to the game in the form of The Reef. But did you also know that the good […]

  • Nintendo apologises for Amiibo shortages, will reissue some out-of-stock figures

    Nintendo released a statement today to apologise for fan’s frustrations in finding some Amiibo figures and promised to handle distribution better going forward. Nintendo has been criticised recently for its lack of communication when it comes to new Amiibo figures. Something which has lead fans to not know if certain figures are limited to some […]

  • Halo: MCC “a black eye for us,” Halo 5 won’t suffer the same fate, says franchise director

    The development of Halo: The Master Chief Collection was of an “outrageous complexity,” which was one of the reasons it suffered a horrible launch. None of that will happen with Halo 5: Guardians, according to Frank O’Connor. Frank O’Connor, Halo franchise development director opened up to Xbox Achievements about the difficult task of developing The […]

  • Destiny House of Wolves: weapon Reforging explained

    When House of Wolves drops in a couple of weeks, you’ll be able to change the stats of some in-game weapons. This process is called ‘Reforging’. Alex goes over all the details Bungie revealed about the new Reforging system. This covers the materials you need, the weapons that can be reforged and much more. Make […]

  • GTA 5 PC: control the in-game phone with your iPhone using this mod

    GTA 5′s latest mod lets you control the in-game phone with your real-life iPhone. Reddit user Planetleak wanted to see if he would succeed in getting his iPhone to control the phone in GTA 5. He did it and has a video to prove it. It’s not a mod per-se, but it emulates mouse and […]

  • SoulCalibur dev wants to know fans’ favourite characters for “something huge”

    SoulCalibur developers are probably working on a new game, because they’re asking fans to vote on their favourite characters. Project Soul, the longtime developer of the SoulCalibur series is soliciting feedback on fans’ favourite characters. The developer said as much in a post on its Facebook page. “Calling all SoulCalibur Fans! Project Soul would like […]

  • Jason Voorhees doesn’t look out of place in new Mortal Kombat X trailer

    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]