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Jan 22 15:33

Brazil bans sales of Counter Strike

Following a court ruling from October of 2007, Brazil has recently began enforcing a sales ban on Counter Strike and Everquest under the claim that these games are harmful to consumers' health and encourage the subversion of public order.

Jan 07 10:52

Microsoft Releases Technology to allow a CS Match with 1000 Players

Microsoft has been working on a project called DonnyBrook that will allow FPS (First Person Shooters) to support matches with hundreds and even thousands of players.

Currently games like Halo and Counter Strike have limitations close to 16 - 32 players because of bandwidth matters. Keeping the game smooth requires knowing what everybody in the map is doing and refreshing this information several times per second.