|Counter-Strike is the #1 online action game in the world. After a one-year public Beta, Counter-Strike was commercially released in Fall 2000. It has sold over 1 million copies worldwide, been named Game of the Year by several gaming publications, and is the headliner at competitive gaming tournaments around the world.
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero (CS:CZ) advances this award-winning series by introducing single-player action and special enhancements for online play. CS:CZ is a tactical action game that challenges you to compete with and against cunning computerized opponents in mission-based campaigns across the globe.
As a squad leader in an elite counter-terrorist operative, use specialized maneuvers and weapon skills to complete over 20 brand-new missions, each containing numerous objectives. Drop into challenging scenarios -- from harsh jungle environments to severe arctic terrains, unforgiving deserts to dangerous international city streets. Rescue hostages. Escort VIPs to safety. Locate and defuse bombs. A collection of entirely new episodes challenge your ability to think quickly and strategically.
Powered by an enhanced Half-Life engine, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero introduces new game technologies including highly-detailed models; atmospheric enhancements, such as snow and rain; and more dynamic special effects -- taking the #1 online action game into new territory.
Condition Zero also introduces never-before-seen elements to the game series. New, sharper character models, and an arsenal of new advanced weaponry and equipment are available to teams, including upgraded firepower, bulletproof riot shields and more.
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is a co-production by Ritual and Valve. In the collaborative spirit of CS, several of the tools and technologies created in the making of CS:CZ will be released to the MOD community after launch.
These complex 3D characters come to life on-screen, thanks to the unrelenting processing power of the new NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Pro.
By utilizing the true 128-bit precision of the GeForce FX 5600 Pro CineFX engine, detailed environments are re-created on-screen exactly as the developer intended.
Rendering the complex 3D geometry necessary to create this outdoor scene, is no problem for the new GeForce FX 5600 Pro with NVIDIA's Intellisample technology and AGP 8X.
The new weather effects in Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, combined with the cinematic gaming power of GeForce FX 5600 Pro, add up to a staggering new level of realism.