Game Development à la Mod : Counter Strike

Posted on Monday, Oct 21 2002 @ 10:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Business 2.0 has posted a story on their site about Counter Strike,
Well do you know that the creator of the mod, Minh Le , has already earned more then $40 million from retail revenues? :
Today, Le's homespun project, called Counter-Strike, is the most popular multiplayer action game in the world. Bigger than Quake. Bigger than Unreal. The numbers are staggering: Over 1.7 million players spend more than 2.4 billion minutes a month in the game. (The top-rated TV show Friends generates 2.9 billion viewer minutes a month.) In addition to its free Internet distribution, Counter-Strike has sold 1.3 million shrink-wrapped copies at retail; in 2003 a version for Microsoft's Xbox will hit the stores
Read more @ Business 2.0


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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