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With the sole exceptions of Half-Life and Steam, Valve products are garbage imo.

I don't consider CS 1.6, DoD 1.3 and L4D1 games they developed mind you. They developed the terrible sequels though.
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With the sole exceptions of Half-Life and Steam, Valve products are garbage imo.
I don't consider CS 1.6, DoD 1.3 and L4D1 games they developed mind you. They developed the terrible sequels though.

Let's keep this out of this thread. This is the CS:GO Discussion thread. Not the I hate valve thread, plenty of those around OCN that you can post about that. wink.gif
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I wonder why no one is bashing counterstrike while everyone hates COD for using the same engine on MW games.

Counter-strike is an e-sport. Casual gamers care about graphics.
Edited by Riou - 8/28/12 at 5:27am
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Counter-strike is an e-sport. Only casual gamers care about graphics.

This is honestly true. Whenever I play any of the Source games, I still play everything on low even though my system is plenty to have everything maxed out. Graphics do nothing for me, meh.

People play 1.6/Source/Quake Live, etc play it for the superb gameplay, not graphics.

EDIT: Still patiently waiting for the next update, as currently the only weapon that are worth using is Deagle, AK, AWP. I also can't stand the fact that you "slide" even more than you do in Source.

Another map would also be great, as everyone is tired of Dust/Dust2.

EDIT 2: Next update might possibly be Open Beta actually. As Chetz has said numerous times that the current beta was for server stressing mainly.
Edited by dmasteR - 1/15/12 at 12:04am
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Video comparing different graphics and effects of 1.6, Source, and GO: http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/01/06/comparing-counter-strike-global-offensive-2/

Woulda been better if they compared recoil and mechanics, not graphics. The only real mechanic tested was the length of the bomb defuse. And maybe he flash bang too (though they didn't use the same circumstances, which can affect the length of the flash), which is gonna be different solely due to the updated graphics, allowing it to act more like a flash, and not a white-out.


Useless comparison video IMO.
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Anyone have any idea of price? Speculations are welcome.
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Anyone have any idea of price? Speculations are welcome.

Being that it's more of what source should have been, and not a new game. I would speculate that it will be very cheap ($10) if not free.

But it's not impossible that they might try to pass it off as a new game and sell it for something like $25, or even $40. In that case, I wouldn't buy it.
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Anyone have any idea of price? Speculations are welcome.

It should be about $15-20 dollars. Global Offensive will be sold on Xbox Arcade, which has a limit of either $15, or $20. Pretty sure it's $15 though!
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Being that it's more of what source should have been, and not a new game. I would speculate that it will be very cheap ($10) if not free.
But it's not impossible that they might try to pass it off as a new game and sell it for something like $25, or even $40. In that case, I wouldn't buy it.

Source was never supposed to be like 1.6. This has been stated by multiple Valve employees. Source was supposed to be something new and fresh, not a complete rehash with new graphics. The same goes for Global Offensive, except Global Offensive is supposed to unite both competitive communities together.
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This is honestly true. Whenever I play any of the Source games, I still play everything on low even though my system is plenty to have everything maxed out. Graphics do nothing for me, meh.
People play 1.6/Source/Quake Live, etc play it for the superb gameplay, not graphics.

One problem with that. CSS does not have superb game play. When your aiming on an enemy's head, and shoot, it's supposed to hit. It hit's in 1.6, but not in source. In source, you have to make up for the bad programming, and shoot ahead of the enemy head, even at point blank range. I consider it a game to go on for fun, it has no competitive value to me whatsoever. Not with the amount of problems it has.
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Source was never supposed to be like 1.6. This has been stated by multiple Valve employees. Source was supposed to be something new and fresh, not a complete rehash with new graphics. The same goes for Global Offensive, except Global Offensive is supposed to unite both competitive communities together.

Wasn't trying to say that source should have been like 1.6. Rather I was trying to point out that it should have had working mechanics that provide a real competitive game play, as opposed to it's spray and pray style.
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