Neowin News Feed for: Counter-strike Neowin News Feed for: Counter-strike en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 CS:GO update adds new battle royale map and Apex Legends inspired features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve has updated Counter-Strike: Global Offensive&#039;s Danger Zone battle royale mode with a brand new map. New systems for respawning and location pinging has also been implemented. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 01 May 2019 15:26:02 +0000 Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free-to-play, adds battle royale mode <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now completely free-to-play on Steam, letting anyone jump into the multiplayer modes. The game has also received a battle royale mode with 10-minute rounds. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:40:01 +0000 Chinese students play video games as part of a three-year eSports course <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Students at the Lanxiang Technical School in China spend half the time of their first year playing and mastering popular eSport video games. This forms part of a paid three-year course in eSports. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Richard Tyr Blewitt) Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:06:01 +0000 Valve reveals its top 100 best selling games of 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite being tight-lipped in the past, Valve has published a list of its best sellers for last year as it wraps up its Winter Sale, with some inclusions having attracted negative publicity. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Mon, 02 Jan 2017 09:14:01 +0000 Valve starts cracking down on Counter-Strike and Dota gambling websites <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In response to a potential class action lawsuit, Valve has issued cease and desist letters to 23 websites in an attempt to eliminate unauthorized gambling of in-game items. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:44:01 +0000 Valve: Our anti-cheat software doesn't record DNS data; we don't 'care what porn sites you visit' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/675437374s.jpg" alt="" /></div>Valve CEO Gabe Newell has responded to a claim that its anti-cheat software records a user&#039;s DNS data, saying that is not the case and added, &quot;Do we care what porn sites you visit? Oh, dear god, no.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:28:02 +0000 Counter-Strike co-creator's new game Tactical Intervention launching March 28th <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tactical Intervention, the upcoming and long-in-development first person shooter from Counter-Strike co-creator Minh Le, is finally scheduled for a launch on March 28th. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 02 Mar 2013 23:45:44 +0000 Original Half-Life and Counter-Strike released for Mac and Linux <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/675437374s.jpg" alt="" /></div>Valve has quietly released both Mac and Linux ports for its 1998 PC game Half-Life on Steam, along with Mac and Linux ports for the original version of Counter-Strike. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 26 Jan 2013 23:09:25 +0000 Neogamr: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Steam code giveaway! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Neogamr and Valve have teamed up to give away 10 Steam codes to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on its launch today <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:42:39 +0000 Valve's new employee manual is also entertaining reading <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/727132369valve.png" alt="" /></div>The new employee manual for Valve&#039;s workers has been uploaded to the Internet and it makes for some entertaining reading along with some insights as to how Valve works. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 21 Apr 2012 20:37:48 +0000 Giveaway: Gain a spot in the Tactical Intervention beta test <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1239924045OGP logo white.jpg" alt="" /></div>Neowin has 1,000 slots to give away for the Tactical Intervention beta test. The test for the upcoming free-to-play shooter from the co-creator of Counter-Strike will begin on Thursday, March 16th <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Wed, 14 Mar 2012 04:39:57 +0000 Counter-Strike sequel won't have cross-platform play with PS3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/727132369valve.png" alt="" /></div>Developer of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most-played PC games of all time, confirms that cross-play between computer and console versions has been cut. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Nathan Tsui) Tue, 06 Mar 2012 01:47:58 +0000 Interview: Counter-Strike co-creator on Tactical Intervention <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/218919566metrointerview.jpg" alt="" /></div>We chat with Minh Le, the legendary co-creator of Counter-Strike, as he talks about his next game, the upcoming free-to-play multiplayer first person shooter Tactical Intervention. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 04 Mar 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Tactical Intervention launching in spring 2012 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1239924045OGP logo white.jpg" alt="" /></div>Neowin has learned that Tactical Intervention, the next first person shooter game from the co-creator of Counter-Strike, will be released in North America by OGPlanet with a launch in spring 2012. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 16 Feb 2012 04:30:00 +0000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive open beta delayed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/675437374s.jpg" alt="" /></div>The open beta test for Valve&#039;s multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has now been delayed, after having previously been scheduled for launch sometime in October. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 31 Oct 2011 19:22:02 +0000 More info on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>More info about the just revealed multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike Global Offensive has been revealed by an e-sports rep who went to Valve&#039;s offices to check it out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:42:42 +0000 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive announced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/15021340571940579478gamers-playing-video-game.jpg" alt="" /></div>Valve has officially announced Counter-Strike Global Offensive, the next game in its hugely popular PC multiplayer shooter series. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:33:01 +0000 Team Fortress 2 Free-to-play currently Steam's most played game <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/648462908Team Fortress 2.png" alt="" /></div>Valve's announcement last Thursday that its 2007 released multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2 is now a free-to-play game has boosted its online player base dramatically. The player stats page on Valve's Steam web site show... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 26 Jun 2011 21:45:15 +0000 Banned in Brazil: Counter-Strike and EverQuest <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Brazilian officials have wielded the ban hammer and banned venerable online games EverQuest and Counter-Strike in the country. It was claimed that both games incited violence and were &quot;harmful to consumers' health&quot;, according to a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:38:27 +0000 Counter-Strike and Condition Zero Update Released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Updates to Counter-Strike and Condition Zero have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include: Counter-Strike and Condition Zero Fixed add current server... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 Jan 2008 12:56:42 +0000 Counter-Strike Source Update - Dynamic Weapon Pricing Live <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Restart your Steam client and you will automagically get updated to the new &quot;Dynamic Weapon Pricing&quot; that Valve has been beta testing for a few weeks now. Just think, you can now buy a Glock... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Thu, 02 Nov 2006 04:39:20 +0000 Counter-Strike Source Dynamic Weapon Pricing Beta Begins <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Updates to Counter-Strike: Source and the Source Engine, along with some improvements to SourceTV have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The specific changes include: ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Thu, 12 Oct 2006 07:29:21 +0000 Counter-Strike Source switching to dynamic market system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Take notice folks, the doomsday approaches. Valve has announced the big changes in the economic system of Counter-Strike: Source. And it's a doozy of a change. On October 11th, the world will come to an... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Sat, 23 Sep 2006 03:40:13 +0000 Counter-Strike Source BETA Movies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On the eve of the open phase for Counter-Strike Source BETA, Game2XS have 4 new movies showing off Valve's awesome new shooter. The movies are quite short but give a good idea of what preloaded... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 18 Aug 2004 00:56:43 +0000 Half-Life 2 Counter-Strike Source E3 movie <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Valve Software has released the Counter-Strike Source movie trailer for Half-Life 2 that was presented at last May's E3 show. The very high resolution movie demonstrates an attack and counter-attack scene on the de_aztec map... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Jul 2004 16:53:57 +0000 Symbiot launches DDoS counter-strike tool <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Security company Symbiot is about to launch a product that can hit back at hackers and DDoS attacks by lashing out with its own arsenal of tricks, but experts say it may just be a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 11 Mar 2004 01:00:31 +0000 Counter-Strike new money system and more about Steam! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After years of criticism for their lack of response to community feedback, a new era of Valve may be forming. Tomorrow morning, Valve will release a major update to the Counter-Strike money system (the update... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 17 Jan 2004 17:43:56 +0000 Counter-Strike and Game Engine Update - Thursday Morning <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Counter-Strike update and a game engine update were originally scheduled for tonight, but have been postponed until tomorrow morning. Here's a list of the changes included in the update. COUNTER-STRIKE:... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Thu, 15 Jan 2004 08:15:52 +0000 New maps for Xbox Counter-Strike <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft and Valve announce the Xbox Live release of two new maps for Counter-Strike. Microsoft Game Studios and Valve have today announced the release of two new maps for the Xbox version... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 Dec 2003 18:41:12 +0000 Counter-Strike Xbox Q&A <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>GameSpy asks Jess Cliffe, co-creator of Counter-Strike for the Xbox, about the game, translating the gameplay to the Xbox, and lack of single-player missions: GameSpy: The purchase interface in the Xbox versions... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 18 Nov 2003 14:09:00 +0000 Valve's Counter-Strike v1.6 available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following the release of the base version of the Steam installer, C.S. v1.6 Steam installer is now available, but a CD-key is required. Last week, Valve released the non-beta 1.0 version of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 Sep 2003 19:24:17 +0000 Steam Client & Counter-Strike 1.6 Steam Installer Released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In addition to the Steam Client and Dedicated Server files released earlier this week, Valve are now releasing the Counter-Strike 1.6 Steam Installer, which includes all of the content necessary to play CS. Please check... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sat, 13 Sep 2003 18:49:56 +0000 Counter-Strike 1.6 Beta update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Electronic Punk a friend and loyal Neowin member! for telling me about the latest update to the long beta process of Counter-Strike 1.6 patch update. Currently this is only available on Steam. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 22 Jul 2003 11:45:57 +0000 Counter-Strike knife redesigned <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>VALVe's Erik Johnson has sent out a press release about Counter-Strike 1.6's new knife. It's not very relevant to most players, but it details just what the new knife is all about. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Wed, 11 Jun 2003 20:41:51 +0000 Counter-Strike Fusion Pack v10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Fusion Pack is the most downloaded and widely used replacement pack for Counter-Strike there has ever been. Its popularity and high recommendations make it the clear choice for users wanting to change their Counter-Strike... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Fri, 24 Jan 2003 09:12:51 +0000 Steam 2.0 and Counter-Strike 1.6 Follow-up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A while ago, Valve announced they would be releasing Counter-Strike 1.6 via the Steam 2.0 beta. On Tuesday, they sent out the Steam 2.0 beta clients to certain members of the press to preview. As... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sat, 18 Jan 2003 09:37:05 +0000 Counter-Strike 1.6 Thursday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 to publish any other possible information that may not... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Tue, 14 Jan 2003 07:39:19 +0000 When Counter-Strike sessions go bad <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wall-hacks prove oddly ineffective as online violence spills out into the real world. The city of Los Angeles is currently investigating reports of violent attacks at an Orange County Internet café on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Mon, 06 Jan 2003 18:54:19 +0000 Counter-Strike Condition Zero development <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford updated his .plan with more on the announcement that Counter-Strike Condition Zero development had been picked up by Ritual Entertainment. Here's the update:Gearbox Software suspended development of Counter-Strike:... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sat, 07 Dec 2002 16:07:16 +0000 Counter-Strike 1.5 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thankz Space Guy and Neo_Genesis Counter-Strike is a modification (MOD) to the excellent game, Half-Life. It modifies the multiplayer aspects of Half-Life to bring to it a more team-oriented gameplay. Counter-Strike provides... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 12 Jun 2002 19:56:00 +0000