CS: Global Offensive review
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Counter Strike: Global Offensive, or CS: GO is an online competitive first-person shooter developed by Valve Corporation and Hidden Path Entertainment.
The number 1 online action game is back with its newest game - CS:GO, while the game shares its plethora of new features, The game still retained most of the core game play of the series that Counter-Strike fans will love. like the classic Counter-Terrorist vs Terrorist Bomb-Defusal or Hostage Rescue matches, or the good 'ol Desert Eagle flip animation.
If you were a big fan of the old Counter Strike games, you will feel very nostalgic when you play this game, it may feel very familiar with most players, many fresh new features added to the series will keep you playing the game more. Like the much more refined matchmaking and clan system, Beautiful recreated maps of old CS games like Dust and Dust 2, Nuke, Inferno, or Office, not to mention new gametypes and maps like Arms Race and Demolition.
The graphics are decent, and it is quite beautiful considering it is running on the Source Engine, an engine from 2004 by the way. just heavily upgraded throughout the years. Although for some it may look a bit "plastic".
The Bots have greatly improved too for those people who wants to play singleplayer. They really now know how to coordinate properly and knows what to do, you now don't have to wait for the round to end or force kill every bot in the server to move into the next round, You can just press E at any friendly bot you spectate and you can assume control of it, while primarily a multiplayer game, it still provides great singleplayer experience.
Controls have been simplified especially the buy system, You can now fast buy even if you don't know and have memorized the number sequence of the items in the game, thanks to the new Buy Menu system. The mechanics of the game have remained the same, there's no iron sight, you crouch to increase accuracy, there is crouch jump, AWP is still a 1 hit kill, although there are a few nice tweaks and additions like there's no bunny hopping and ammo buying anymore(it auto buys full ammo), the two new types of grenade, the Molotov and the Decoy Grenade, small edits to some maps for balancing, and more.
And don't listen to those "hardcore CS fans" who say the game is bad. every game has this share of these hardcore nostalgic fans who think that every sequel is bad, Just GO and play it, It is really a great game.
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