FPS (First-person shooter)
Storming the front with its debut in 1999, Counter-Strike pits terrorists against counter-terrorists in a team duel set in a first-person shooter (FPS) theme. What initially started out as a fan-produced mod for Half-Life soon evolved into an entirely new game by itself, credits to the introduction of new concepts and features, as well as the constant refining and improvements to the series.
Riding on its fast-paced and adrenaline pumping tactical game play, Counter-Strike has moved on to garner great success with an ever-growing and dedicated fan base following to become the world’s most popular FPS game.
Ask any FPS player out there about how they first got weaned into this genre of gaming and they will without a doubt, cite Counter-Strike and acknowledge it as the pioneer of FPS games set in a realistic environment.
Weapons and Equipments
By far, Counter-Strike Online due to the game's MMO nature, weapons and equipments are added over time on various patch and updates. Weapons' obtain method differs, be it by game points, cash points, various events or by decoding the game's Code Box.
All weapons and several equipments can be purchased for unlimited/permanent duration, and getting premium/advanced weapons from the C-BOX will always be permanent.
Various classic Counter-Strike maps returns in CSO, alongside many unexpected returns such as Vegas. Original maps or maps that were derived from popular fan-made maps from Counter-Strike were made especially for this game.
- Main article: Maps
Aside from the classics, Counter-Strike Online offers more game modes for players. Many were made based off popular custom Counter-Strike game modes.
- Main article: Modes
Lots of named characters were introduced for the game, and Counter-Strike Online is the second game to feature playable female characters after the Japan-exclusive arcade game Counter-Strike Neo.
- Main article: Characters
Classic factions return, with their appearance taken directly from Condition Zero.
- Main article: Factions
100+ new items are available in the store for supportive game play.
- Main article: Items
New abilities for both humans and zombies are added to make the game play more interesting.
- Main article: Abilities
Aside from buying items or weapons individually, players has the option to buy items in packages, usually they offer two or more items in a discounted price. Some packages are available in the shop forever, while some are event-limited.
- Main article: Package
|CPU||Intel Pentium 4, 1.2 - 1.5GHZ||Intel Core 2 Duo and above|
|Graphics Card||Nvidia GeForce 4 Series 128MB||Nvidia GeForce 7600 256MB and above|
|Operating System||Windows 2000 / XP / Vista (32 bit) / Windows 7||Windows 2000 / XP / Vista (32 bit) / Windows 7|
|Network||ADSL / Cable||ADSL / Cable|
|Hard Disk Drive||1GB||1GB|
Counter-Strike Online 2
Counter-Strike Online 2 is another free-to-play massively multiplayer online video game developed by Nexon of South Korea using the Source Engine from Valve Corporation. It made its first announcement in late 2012 and has ended its Beta stage in January 2014.
Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies
- Main article: Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies
This is the first adaptation of the most anticipated game Counter-Strike Online to be published via Valve Corporation's Steam content delivery system, available from 23 September 2014.
- ↑ http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/08/07/counter-strike-nexon-zombies-announced-from-the-team-that-brought-you-counter-strike-online/
Counter Strike Online Singapore/Malaysia & Indonesia Music
Counter Strike Online Full Music
Ditto, Christmas version
- Nexon - South Korea
- beanfun! - Taiwan/Hong Kong
- TianCity - China
- Nexon - Japan
IAHGames- Singapore/Malaysia (Officially closed on 30 June 2015)
- Megaxus - Indonesia
PlayFPS- Thailand (Officially closed on 19 December 2013) Nexon Europe- Turkey (Officially closed on 30 December 2014, annexed with Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies)
- GoPlay - Vietnam