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HL2 Aftermath Screenshot, Counter-Strike: Source Plans

A new Steam Update (thanks Shacknews) has a screenshot with a sneak peak of the upcoming Aftermath episode for Half-Life 2, along with word on plans for the next Counter-Strike Source update:

The next big Counter-Strike release is set to include two maps. The first map will be de_port, previously mentioned here. This map is set in a resupply port for outgoing ships. The gameplay is designed for a balanced layout employing a mix of long sightlines with cover and close quarters fighting environments. The second map will be a completely redone de_inferno, a historical favorite at CS tournaments and competions. We'll be releasing some screenshots or other media from both of these maps in the next week or two.

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91. What story? Apr 17, 2005, 15:34 Prez
 
One thing I keep hearing over and over by HL2 critics is that the story is non-existent. I wonder, does every story for every game have to be told between the gameplay, as in cutscenes, movies, etc? I think that the true potential of the medium as far as storytelling goes is to let the player live the story through gameplay rather read it in a manual or watch it in a 20 minute cut scene. For me, HL2 did this better than anything else out there. The story may not have been revolutionary, but the means of telling it was to me...

 
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>> 91. Apr 17, 15:34 What story? Prez
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