With the recent release of Valve and Hidden Path’s latest update of the excellent Counter Strike series; Counter Strike: Global Offensive, I thought it might be interesting to revisit each major installment in the series and recount my memories of them. In small ways I think they made lasting impressions on my outlook of gaming. I’ll say right off the bat that I never played any of the beta releases or even 1.0 for that matter and my experience with Condition Zero (CS:CZ from here on) was an hour of watching my friend play it so I won’t bother touching on these editions and instead I’ll focus on 1.6, CS: Source, and end on a review of Global Offensive. Continue Reading
I just need to put it out there…I suppose I am not a confident gamer. I am that person that is
always willing to crack open a browser window after wandering around aimlessly in an FPS
for a few minutes, only to discover that I stupidly missed that ventilation shaft that leads to
the next area. I continuously suspect that I’m missing a trick or secret ledge that will push
the story forward or boost my levels.