Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) will expand upon the team-based action gameplay that it pioneered when it was launched 12 years ago.

CS: GO features new maps, characters, and weapons and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content (de_dust, etc.). In addition, CS: GO will introduce new gameplay modes, matchmaking, leader boards, and more.

"Counter-Strike took the gaming industry by surprise when the unlikely MOD became the most played online PC action game in the world almost immediately after its release in August 1999," said Doug Lombardi at Valve. "For the past 12 years, it has continued to be one of the most-played games in the world, headline competitive gaming tournaments and selling over 25 million units worldwide across the franchise. CS: GO promises to expand on CS' award-winning gameplay and deliver it to gamers on the PC as well as the next gen consoles and the Mac." CS: GO is being developed by Valve in cooperation with
Seattle-based Hidden Path Entertainment. The title is targeted for release in early 2012 and will be playable at this year's PAX Prime and Eurogamer Expo.

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CEVO wrote:
"We are extremely excited to announce our second CSGO competitive map making contest in conjunction with Partnering with GAMEBANANA is the perfect way to get in touch with the absolute best CSGO mappers in the world. Our previous joint contest in 2013 produced 76 amazing new maps, so we're extrmely excited to see the submissions this year." said Chris Pipher, General Manager of

"After the runaway success of last year’s competition, we at GameBanana are proud to once again be teaming up with the e-sports industry to deliver brand new, high quality maps for the competitive Counter-Strike gaming scene. Not only are there fantastic cash prizes again, but this contest also allows level designers a unique opportunity for their work to be played and critiqued by some of the world’s best players ” said Jon Higgins, VP Marketing & Research -

Submissions will be accepted at on Monday, March 10th, 2014 until Monday, June 9th, 2014. After this date, each map will be reviewed by CEVO/GAMEBANANA and the top 10 maps will be selected by staff from the respective organizations. These top 10 maps will be showcased for public voting on CEVO's website from Monday, June 16th, 2014 until Monday, June 30th, 2014.The top three maps with the most community votes will split the $1,000 cash prize, with the winning map being used in the CEVO CS:GO Season 5 preseason. The complete prize breakdown is listed below:1st (50%) - $500.00 + map used in CEVO Season 5 preseason
2nd (35%) - $350.00
3rd (15%) - $150.00Map submissions should be original works and must not have been submitted to any other map making competitions. Maps should be created with competitive balance, CEVO competitive CS:GO rules ($800 startmoney, 2:00 roundtime, and 5v5 gameplay), and aesthetics in mind. In the next week, we'll be putting out an additional newspost with the specific criteria that maps will be judged with.We can't wait to check out our next batch of submissions, and would like to wish the best of luck to all competing map makers!

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cookiesyummm Jun 7 2012 buried:


Waking up in the morning
Gotta get on the computer
The people be moaning
Breaking their booter (Boot disk, maybe?)

I be sniping
They be hatin
While the scouters
Be batin
On the TF2

All i need
Is a CSGO Beta Key

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thonglover Jul 2 2012 replied:

**** you.

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Dude Aug 19 2012 replied:


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ModMage May 3 2012 says:

I would like to list some observations, and interesting features that I have gradually learned about during my playtime in the beta.

- There is shadow mapping, which doesn't replace Lightmapping, but works with it.
- Viewmodel Weapon origins can be configured in real-time via the console.
- Classic maps are more balanced
- If incapacitated, you can take control of a bot on your team.
- There are far less interactive physics props in maps.
- Some maps have nearly identical geometry to Left 4 Dead 2.
- Player Logo Spraying is currently not implemented.
- Earning achievements will award you with permanent medals.
- Earning MVP stars will increase your Rank.

~ I have earned every single medal
~ I have played over 77 hours of this game
~ I am better than you at this game
~ I need some sleep

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PurpleGaga27 Apr 21 2012 buried:


This game could be the next best MP game ever, except that any recent Call of Duty game can still pwn this game overall on gameplay and element features.

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thonglover Aug 8 2012 replied:

Please, Keep the CoD **** away and somewhere else.

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xalener May 7 2012 replied:

eh... no.

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adfjkndjklnhdfs Apr 7 2012 buried:


They still haven't learned how to make iron sites... SMH -_-

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PeacefulPatriot Apr 15 2012 replied:

Or maybe they just don't WANT to add iron sights...

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adfjkndjklnhdfs Jun 28 2012 replied:

Well they might as well get rid of peoples heads, the ground, barrels on guns, oh and maybe peoples feet as well, i mean, its not like those are all needed for something, just as irons sights are needed for aiming, or atleast, aiming properly, not just spraying and praying like some COD Noob

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 7/10

I love Counter-Strike games, however this newest installment in the series adds nearly nothing new.All the gameplay mods had been already done before by modders in the previous titles. It did add new weapons, but at the time of launch they were really unbalanced.Since then, the game hasn't really changed all that much. There are positives though.The classic map layouts have been re-crafter in a way to provoke more balanced gameplay. The graphics are better too.The soundtrack and audio designe is…

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