Counter-Strike comeback set for early 2012

By Julio Franco · 9 replies
Aug 15, 2011
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  1. It’s been a long while since Valve launched the remake of the original Counter-Strike using the Source engine in 2004. Then last Friday, out of nowhere, the prolific game publisher…

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  2. 1977TA

    1977TA TS Rookie Posts: 89

    CS:S has been one of the only games that I can recall not playing for a year or so and then pick it back up for a few months. Can't wait to see more details on CS:GO
  3. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,377   +286

    So far it sounds good, read few reviews which were published by the "pros" and they praised it alot. Only thing I am worried is that it will be catered to consoles which may ruin the whole CS imho..
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    This brings back good memories. I'd love to see what they can do with it now.
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Still nothing about episode three... Why Valve, why?!

    Still though, this are great news. I love CS. Hopefully they don't focus on the consoles like they did with Portal 2...
  6. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 647   +58

    great news. I just hope HL2: episode 3 doesn't go the way of Duke Nukem Forever! ;p
  7. BlindObject

    BlindObject TS Rookie Posts: 412

    YESSS. Extremely excited. I'd pre-order if I could. :D
  8. "Next-gen consoles"? None of that technology can even compete with the hardware that's being produced these days. I'm just saying that there's no point in glorifying our current generation of consoles as being something they're not.
  9. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,146   +911

    I cry every night, I am SERIOUSLY pissed they haven't announced anything yet. Stop making everything and anything, drop everything and start full steam on Episode 3 PLEASE!

    Agreed, I don't like the fact that the menu is all consolised and that the lighting in all of the ending rooms are fake and reflect onto your own gun and characters, sucks big time.
  10. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    Spent far too much time (often when I should be sleeping) planting/defusing the bomb.
    Looking forward to seeing what can be done to bring CS up to date with modern shooters without spoiling the original.

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