Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Tactical Intervention  



Counter-Strike successor Tactical Intervention out Mar 28


10:30 PM on 02.28.2013
Tactical InterventionCounter-Strike successor Tactical Intervention out Mar 28 photo



Update: I just received a press release announcing a March 28 release. I guess Gooseman is trying to poke fun at the skeptic in me or make my dreams come true. One of the two. Hurrah?

A year ago, Counter-Strike creator Minh 'Gooseman' Le coordinated a media blitz for his free-to-play follow-up with a trailer, interviews, and a firm message that an official release was imminent. Here we are, a year later and over three since it was first announced in 2009, with Tactical Intervention's first public beta upon us: from March 14 to 28, CS fans will finally to discover if this successor meets the years of anticipation and hype.

I've been blown away by the trailers put out on the game, though I haven't heard much buzz from the private betas that have been happening since 2010. Steven Hansen previewed the game at GDC last year, calling it "the logical evolution of the straightforward, well-designed Counter-Strike formula that Le believes it to be."

Given how long the private beta has been going on for, the public beta may last another 3 years before an official release date. Le has been making big promises with this game, and I can't wait to find out if he delivers or paints himself as a Molyneux of FPS. We'll find out together on March 14, unless you have access to the private beta that begins March 4.

Sign up for the beta at OGPlanet.

Tactical Intervention: Born out of Counter-Strike and insecurity [Joystiq]








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.





timeline following:
Tactical Intervention



5:00 PM on 04.05.2013
Review: Tactical Intervention

[This post originally ran as impressions on the open beta and is now updated to reflect the full release, which came two weeks later.] Call of Duty has dumbed down the modern shooter to being about planting bombs, capturing p...more



9:30 PM on 02.16.2012
Counter-Strike co-creator unveils trailer for latest game

Minh "Gooseman" Le is a guy you may not have heard of, but you probably know about a little game he co-created with Jess Cliffe called Counter-Strike. Well, Minh has unveiled his latest game and wouldn't you know it, it's a t...more




Free-to-play

11:00 AM on 03.26.2015
Dirty Bomb aims high with its focus on hardcore FPS action

The folks at Splash Damage have been busy over the last two years. Since the release of Brink and a stint on Batman: Arkham Origins' multiplayer, they figured it was time to return to their roots with a heavy focus on PC...more



10:30 AM on 03.26.2015
Final Fantasy: Record Keeper is out today, and it kicks the crap out of All the Bravest

Final Fantasy: All the Bravest was a travesty. It played itself, it was pretty abrasive in its pandering, and the microtransactions were so pushy that it was hard to enjoy it without feeling like you were constantly being sold something. Final Fantasy: Record Keeper is another free-to-play game in the same vein, but it's a much better effort that doesn't feel straight-up insulting to fans.more



1:45 PM on 03.25.2015
Multiplayer-only Halo Online headed to Russia

Halo Online sounds like something you'd see scribbled on a homemade DVD complete with copyright-infringing cover art but, no, it's a proper PC game in development at Saber Interactive. Granted, it's a free-to-play, multiplaye...more



View all Free-to-play






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more