Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Nowadays, gaming is one of the most popular leisure activities. Many people are enthralled in the world of gaming that it is now even considered as a profession for some. As a result, plenty of games are released every now and then. According to steamspy an average number of 96 games per month are released. Throughout, there are still games which sufficed and remained a favorite by many. This includes, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Brief History

CounterStrike was released in 1999 as a mod for Half-Life. It is a classic team play which attracted players of different age, race and gender that are into competitive shooting. It has various modifications – 1.6, Source, and recently, Global Offensive – which frequently update the games specifications to fit every player’s desire as well as keep the game challenging.

Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Last August 21, 2012, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, more popularly known as CSGO, was released by Valve corp. and Hidden Path Entertainment. It features new maps, characters, and weapons. CSGO introduces a new gameplay mode, match making, and leader board, even CSGO hacks!

Game Modes

  • Classic: Competitive

This classic gameplay engages players in a standard competitive 5v5 game, best of 30 matches on one of the classic maps. You have an option to join the match by yourself or form a group with your friends so you can enter the match as a unit.

  • Classic: Casual

If you’re not ready to fully commit into a match then this game mode is for you. Casual mode allows you to play the game at your own pace. In this mode, players automatically equipped with body armors and defusal kits. Players also gain bonus rewards for kills.

  • Demolition

This third game mode is designed for a fast-paced gameplay. It places players in a series of maps and allowing them to take turns in attacking and defending a bomb site. A kill each round advances a player’s firearms until he reaches the ultimate weapons, powerful sniper rifles.

  • Arms Race

Lastly, arms race is a game mode which features instant re-spawning and closed-quarter combats. Players are rewarded new weapons after killing an enemy.