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Counter-Strike

Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Sierra Entertainment
08 November 2000
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#825 All-time
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Two opposing factions, one comprised of counter-terrorist operatives and the other of terrorists, clash in a series of tactical confrontations across diverse real-world settings.
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2006 Valve Ritual  
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When compared to other titles of the late 90s and early 00s, Counter-Strike registers as a solid, though not exceptional, first-person shooter for casual play. What makes it stand out is its design for competitive play as an esport. To my knowledge no other esport has survived over two decades and still grown in popularity, and the longevity of the series is a testament to its quality. 21 years on we have Valve's major tournament reaching a peaking concurrent viewership of over 3 million. Perhaps it is a lightning-in-a-bottle phenomenon--like StarCraft: Brood War in Korea--but nevertheless Counter-Strike and its successors have been the most important FPS in the growth of esports into a worldwide phenomenon.
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Terrorists and Counter Terrorists
Counter strike is a colussus when it comes to multiplayer games, right from the first entry. It offers 5v5 fps action with a focus on objective play. There are a lot of maps, many of which are community made, but out of them Dust_2 remains a clear favourite. The gameplay is without a doubt brilliant for its era, building of the original half life gameplay but with a higher focus on tactical play and less run and shoot. But i wonder whats its place nowadays, since the original has been updated with the source engine and the great majority of its base has migrated to Global Offensive. On its defense, the bots of this game are intelligent enough to pose a challenge. While i think its worth playing this for a couple of hours, the fact that the community has largely moved on means that the huge game that this was is gone.

I feel like its a relic more than anything else.
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karhupuoli Counter-Strike 2024-04-22T08:23:03Z
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LOVE_ME_FOREVER_FOREVER Counter-Strike 2024-04-20T14:02:48Z
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5.0
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4.0
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orchidcnr Counter-Strike 2024-04-18T13:24:21Z
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DarK_RaideR Counter-Strike 2024-04-17T13:22:10Z
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UrisManner Counter-Strike 2024-04-16T07:54:02Z
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4.0
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Megurenibs Counter-Strike 2024-04-16T00:44:33Z
2024-04-16T00:44:33Z
8.5
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KCharbzz98 Counter-Strike 2024-04-13T04:36:24Z
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2024-04-13T04:36:24Z
3.5
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AnomalousTable Counter-Strike 2024-04-11T21:57:10Z
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4.0
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6655321 Counter-Strike 2024-04-11T11:16:29Z
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3.0
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Stravuk Counter-Strike 2024-04-09T13:18:42Z
2024-04-09T13:18:42Z
4.5
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ESRB: M
Player modes
1-64 players
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Team play
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  • daughterofdarkness 2023-03-10 16:49:05.421244+00
    just played for like 3 hours straight for the first time ever
    loads of fun
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  • TheSaltman 2023-04-06 05:28:09.328576+00
    Doooooooor stuck
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  • xluppolox 2023-05-10 16:37:04.245961+00
    When i was younger i thought the guy on the left had a big ass forehead and some blood on it
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  • itgoesyuh 2023-07-31 02:49:50.165157+00
    I BEG YOU
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  • BanjoGuitarStringHarakir 2023-11-10 15:29:37.707484+00
    if you were a kid living in the 00s in india, you went to a cyber cafe and you browsed some orkut, played a linkin park dragon ball z amv on youtube and then played this for hours with the lads on LAN. those were the days
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