Articles with Counter-Strike tag
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The History of Valve & How Their Games Began

Valve Corporation was born on August 24th, 1996 founded by former Microsoft employees Mike Harrington and Gabe Newell.In Valve's early days, the company's structure was similar to most development team, driven by the development of physical games released to a level of quality under a deadline by their then publishers. In 2000, a few years after the release of their first commercial game, Mike Harrington left the company. The company’s focus has changed largely in recent years to development of their Steam software and hardware such as the HTC Vive.Half-LifeTheir first release under the Valve name came in 1998. The project

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Retro Dose #7 - Counter Strike

Today I'm gonna tell you a story of a very successful Half-Life mod which quickly became one of the most important Valve titles with an active career of more than fifteen years.Counter-Strike was released on the market 19 July 1999 in public-beta as a modification for Half-Life, a game that at that time was not only one of the most important things in gaming, but also on the Internet. Planet Half-Life, page dedicated to news from the world of Half-Life, in two weeks of the newly opened Counter-Strike section already recorded 10,000 views, an unprecedented record at the time. This has resulted

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eSports, Minecraft, Counter-Strike and Metal Gear Solid News

What You Didn't Know About the Norwegian High School with eSports on its TimetablesMost of you who keep up with 9gag or pop culture entirely will have heard about the Norwegian high school who now has eSports and gaming as a new subject in their timetable. Here's a few more info about their new gaming classes. Games like Dota 2, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are some of the subjects to be taught in the gaming classes of Garnes Vidaregaande Skule, Norway, marking them the first school to offer gaming related classes as an elective in the world. The classes will

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