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  • Cross-platform play with CS: Global Offensive is "certainly our goal", says Newell

    Gabe Newell has said one of the goals Valve has set with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the inclusion of cross-platform play.

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  • Rumour - Valve to release new Counter-strike game

    Comments from play testers and eSports figures suggest Valve may have an unexpected release up its sleeve.

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  • Monday Shorts, overnight edition - Metroid design notes, PSOne imports, Katamari video

    On holiday weekends, those with post quotas to meet spend a lot of time weeping quietly over their empty inboxes, RSS feeds and IM contact lists. To save you time, I’ve rounded up the barrel-scrapings which result.

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  • Tactical Intervention closed beta begins in Europe May 6

    Tactical Intervention, the multiplayer shooter designed by Counter Strike co-creator Minh Le, will begin a closed beta test in Europe on May 6.

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  • Labour MP blames shooting in Sweden on Counter-Strike

    Another day, another politician blaming someone’s murderous tendencies on a videogame. It never seems to end.

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  • Mac Counter Strike: Source hitting Steam next week

    Valve has announced over on Steam that the Mac version of Counter Strike: Source will hit the digital service next week.

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  • Counter-strike creator announces Tactical Intervention

    What did Counter-Strike creator, Minh Le, do next? He decided to make a game called Tactical Intervention, according to this IGN piece. Minh moved to South Korea in April 2008 after Counter-Strike 2 was “shelved,” and was backed by a businessman to make the new title. The first shots are through the link. It looks […]

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  • Steam weekly top sellers, May 31 - TF2 tops with Orange Box still going

    Valve has announced that it will start publishing a weekly list of the best-selling titles on Steam. Bout time. Updates will arrive every Sunday, and you can see the very first one below. Steam Weekly Top Sellers – WE May 31 Team Fortress 2 Killing Floor Left 4 Dead Counter Strike: Source Plants vs Zombies […]

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  • German played Far Cry 2 the night before shooting 15

    Tim Kretschmer, the German 17 year-old responsible for killing 15 people at his school last week, played Far Cry 2 the night before committing his crime, the Times reports. Kretschmer played the FPS from 7.30pm to 9.40pm the previous evening. The Times report claims there are “remarkable parallels” between the game and Kretschmer actions the […]

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  • German Foundation wants violent games banned after school shooting

    GamePolitics has learned that Hans-Dieter Schwind, the president of the German Foundation for Crime, wants a ban on violent games after yesterday’s shooting rampage by teenager Tim Kretschmer. Bavarian interior minister Joachim Herrmann is also demanding discussion on a ban on “so-called killer games” to be renewed, and in Strasbourg, European representatives have voted in […]

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  • German school shooter was, of course, a Counter-Strike Player

    A German teenager who killed 16 people in a shooting rampage was a Counter-Strike fan, according to reports. An acquaintance of Tim Kretschmer has said the two of them would play Counter-Strike together in person and online. Speaking with the Associated Press, the unidentified teen said that Tim was a quiet, reserved person who “was […]

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  • Valve shoes retail sales figures for past 10 years

    Valve’s put out life-time retail sales figures for the past decade, as reported by Gamasutra. The numbers were published in the latest issue of Game Informer in the US, and only include retail sales – there are no Steam stats in here. All the info below. This should give a clear indication of why Valve […]

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  • Thompson threatens NIU with lawsuit

    Jack Thompson has written to North Illinois University threatening a lawsuit if the institution doesn’t hand over any documents related to killer Steven Kazmierczak’s experience with videogames. “Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request production of copies of all documents that reveal Steven Kazmierczak’s play of violent video games, including but […]

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  • Thompson writes to NIU president on "mass murder simulation game, Counter-Strike"

    Anti-games campaigner Jack Thompson has written to the president of North Illinois University – site of this week’s shootings by former student Stephen Kazmierczak to again link the crime to “mass murder simulation game, Counter-Strike”. Following the shooting, Thompson appeared on Fox News to immediately associate the killings with gaming. Yesterday, the New York Post […]

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  • Championship Gaming Series shows four titles for 2008 season

    The official CGS games for the championship’s televised 2008 season have been announced, being Counter-Strike, FIFA 08, Dead or Alive 4 and Forza 2. “After concluding our inaugural season last year, we conducted an extensive game review process to identify the most compelling and competitive games in the world,” said CGS boss Andy Reif. “Our […]

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