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Valve Software revealed the existence of the newest Counter-Strike today, but the company seemed a bit shy on specifics, saying that next year's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive would bring new weapons, gameplay modes and maps to the extremely popular competitive shooter.

Thankfully, some of Counter-Strike's most dedicated players, the professionally competitive type, are going hands-on with CS: GO this week at Valve HQ, giving us an early look at some of the game's big changes.
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So gonna buy this.
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Any news of that riot shield from CS 1.6...? just curious...
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I doubt it sees a come back^. It would be an interesting add on though, I'm really looking forward to this.
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Any news of that riot shield from CS 1.6...? just curious...
that was seriously the greatest thing they put in that game since the AWP.
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No mention of iron sights.

Thank goodness.
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Actually after reading article I'm turned off. Hope the 1.6 players speak up against this release as a whole.
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One game I'm actually waiting for. Skyrim too. Going to be a good timeperiod in PC gaming.
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that was seriously the greatest thing they put in that game since the AWP.
Yup, hopefully they'll add in undermounted grenade lauhcers too!

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No mention of iron sights.

Thank goodness.
If it had iron sights, it wouldn't be C.S
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It better support server side scripts/mods and custom skins >_>

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Actually after reading article I'm turned off. Hope the 1.6 players speak up against this release as a whole.
there are some 1.6 players in it. but frankly, the focus on css players alone might make this a little mainstream and not competitive like 1.5 was.

the continuation of the old weapons is disappointing. i feel it needs a complete overhaul of everything. designed ground up by the 1.5/1.6 players.

looking forward for this non the less. and i hope not just because of the name. i dont want it to be what css was suppose to be, but rather a completely new game
Edited by Domino - 8/12/11 at 10:18pm
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