Tag Archives: Counter-strike: Global Offensive
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 19:31 BST
Counter-strike: Global Offensive’s pre-launch trailer is upon us; Gabe Newell hopes Windows 8 will be better than he fears; and Half-life 3 is neither a game nor an official thing. All this and more through the break.
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 | 05:02 BST
Counter-strike: Global Offensive launches worldwide on August 21, and its very first mod will release alongside it. On the CS:GO blog, Valve revealed that the PlagueFest team have a zombie mod for the competitive shooter ready to go at launch. The developer has asked other modders to come forward if they’ll also have something to offer the community next week. Counter-strike: Global Offensive will also be available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 | 03:57 BST
Counter-strike: Global offensive represent a new bid from Valve to capture the eSports scene on consoles as well as PCs. That would be good for everyoneinvolved, so Sony is helping to pimp it a little by offering an exclusive, 60-minute demo to PlayStation Plus members. The demo will arrive by auto-download on August 20, and is not otherwise available on the PlayStation Store. A community rep warns you’ll need to have automatic downloads enabled to nab the demo, so get on that. The full game releases on August 21 for $15, on Mac, PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 21:37 BST
Tonight’s latest episode of GTTV with Geoff Keighley features the host at Valve headquarters speaking with Gabe Newell regarding new updates coming to Steam, Project Greenlight, Big Picture Mode as well as an exclusive trailer from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Catch a preview of the episode here. It’s also being rumored the episode may discuss with Valve the possibility of it creating a “movie” due to the firm’s recent domain registrations for “gamerlifemovie.com” and “gamerlifethemovie.com.” Today, added a new set of features to Steam which can be previewed. The update focuses on organizing and showing off gamer collected screenshots, videos, and Workshop items.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 12:31 BST
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pre-orders are now live, and Valve has already detailed the game’s first patch. Get the patch notes below.
Wed, Aug 08, 2012 | 08:39 BST
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 14:01 BST
CS:GO will be available to pre-purchase at some point today for a modest sum of $15, Valve has revealed, along with an August release date.
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 21:23 BST
Sony has announced the return of its PSN PLAY summer initiative. Pre-orders start on July 24, and those who purchase two titles or more will be given a bonus cash voucher for use on PlayStation Network. Gamers who buy games during the pre-order period will receive an exclusive PS3 XMB theme based on each game purchased, and Plus members will receive a 20% discount for a limited time.
Sat, May 05, 2012 | 22:50 BST
In order for people to get a head start on mapping, Valve has released the Software Development Kit in the latest CS:GO update. More »
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 21:22 BST
Valve has said the SDK for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will be released within three months of the game’s initial release.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 21:32 BST
Valve has been keeping track of various player actions during the Counter Strike: Global Offensive beta, and has incorporated some of its gameplay data into a heat map.
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 | 08:31 GMT
The big fish that got away. Valve’s Chet Faliszek speaks to VG247 on the bullet-proof longevity of Counter-Strike and why no concessions were made for the console versions of Global Offensive.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 16:01 GMT
Valve has cancelled cross-platform multiplayer between PC, Mac, and PS3 in Counter Strike: Global Offensive based on data received from the game’s beta.
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 | 14:02 GMT
Valve’s confirmed it’ll launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive this summer. The game was one of many present at last week’s Xbox Spring Showcase in San Francisco. The release will come with new and updated maps, new gameplay modes, leaderboards and more. It’s being made by Valve alongside Hidden Path Entertainment. Get new shots below the break.
It’s out on XBLA, PSN, PC and Mac.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 14:36 GMT
Want a chance at getting a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive beta key? Then you need to fill out Valve’s online survey which is now open “to everyone.”
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 23:14 GMT
Kotaku‘s got a small gallery of images reportedly pulled from the Counter-strike: Global Offensive beta, which purportedly reference Half-life, among other Valve games. Before you get too excited, Steam forum users have known about these for a while, and haven’t uncovered an AR puzzle or any concrete teases, so it seems Valve may just be making some in-jokes of the kind which wouldn’t even raise an eyebrow at another company. Still, they’re kind of cool – go look. Global Offensive is expected to launch in the first half of the year, for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Thu, Dec 01, 2011 | 06:38 GMT
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 | 17:22 GMT
RPS has word that, as planned, the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive closed beta has started. Currently active for all current key holders and current Counter-Strike players who were invited, will eventually scale to the point where Valve will allow the more of the unwashed masses (meaning the rest of us) to participate before it releases sometime in early 2012.
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 | 02:51 GMT
Valve has tweeted that the beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will “be active for all current key holders” starting November 30. A follow-up tweet stated it was important for the team to allow current Counter-Strike players into the beta, but there isn’t an “eta on when” just yet. The game is slated for release next year. Thanks, VoodooExtreme.
Tue, Nov 01, 2011 | 00:51 GMT
Valve’s Chet Faliszek has confirmed that Counter-strike: Global Offensive will be missing its planned October open beta due to pro-gamer feedback.