Introduction to Counter-Strike
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 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 how they first got weaned into this genre of gaming and they will, without a doubt, cite Counter-Strike and aknowledge it as the pioneer of FPS games set in a realistic environment.
Enter Counter-Strike Online! Not only does this online version stay true to the original characteristics of th FPS game, it will also feature new elements such as never before seen weapons, maps and different extensive roles. All these and much more to be made available to players gurantee to up the notch on the fun quota without losing the original flavor of this classic game!