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Counter-Strike

Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Sierra Entertainment
08 November 2000
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#658 All-time
#28 for 2000
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2000 Valve Sierra  
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2003 Valve  
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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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milliways Counter-Strike 2022-09-30T20:48:46Z
2022-09-30T20:48:46Z
2.0
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FoggyFire Counter-Strike 2022-09-30T06:31:16Z
2022-09-30T06:31:16Z
2.0
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Iwzm Counter-Strike 2022-09-29T19:34:08Z
Windows / Mac / Linux/Unix
2022-09-29T19:34:08Z
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curseslove Counter-Strike 2022-09-29T04:00:34Z
2022-09-29T04:00:34Z
5.0
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PlutoBlizzari Counter-Strike 2022-09-28T23:39:30Z
2022-09-28T23:39:30Z
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var_Emreis Counter-Strike 2022-09-27T20:31:39Z
2022-09-27T20:31:39Z
4.0
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Kmarksman Counter-Strike 2022-09-25T00:51:36Z
2022-09-25T00:51:36Z
4.0
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PashaAlex Counter-Strike 2022-09-24T23:13:52Z
2022-09-24T23:13:52Z
2.5
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AGUMorbidD00d Counter-Strike 2022-09-22T17:57:46Z
2022-09-22T17:57:46Z
5.0
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iliys Counter-Strike 2022-09-22T10:39:01Z
2022-09-22T10:39:01Z
3.0
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allenco Counter-Strike 2022-09-20T16:23:43Z
Windows • XNA
2022-09-20T16:23:43Z
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dzabb Counter-Strike 2022-09-19T09:12:48Z
2022-09-19T09:12:48Z
3.0
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ESRB: M
Player modes
1-64 players
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1x CD-ROM
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Team play
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LAN, Online
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  • Coldiver123 2021-05-08 11:06:13.921847+00
    My middle school’s server had a pirated copy of this game on it and everytime we had a class at the computer room we would just play this. We learned a lot during those classes
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    • batubalci 2021-05-23 09:50:35.513471+00
      same in our country
    • Jimmymi 2021-10-11 21:42:06.832799+00
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      Im from Sweden, also was the same over here holy shit did we play the shit out of this, everyone, even the girls.
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    • khaledo 2022-05-10 18:31:22.755193+00
      why was jimmymi's reply flagged lmao
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  • nxchos 2021-06-24 20:50:19.823939+00
    literally doesn't age
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  • g2skate 2021-06-28 23:56:25.020468+00
    I played this game so much that I got kicked out of college.
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  • lowplacelikehome 2021-07-13 13:44:09.567821+00
    GG 1.6 NOSTEAM
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  • ayejayjay 2021-07-15 16:30:39.060057+00
    Definitely brings out my inner boomer. In terms of tactical FPS gameplay, can't beat it.
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  • ZakiOwais 2021-11-23 07:46:06.034285+00
    good times
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  • androgino222 2022-08-06 20:41:25.888702+00
    classic
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  • heavymetalthunder 2022-09-17 20:50:08.494872+00
    one deag is one of the most satisfying things ever
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