Originally tapped by Valve to work on Counter-Strike's AI, Turtle Rock Studios has been charged with continuously adding new content and fixing bugs with the popular online FPS. FiringSquad had a chance to sit down and discuss the game industry, online game distribution systems, and their thoughts on the FPS genre.
"On the other hand, you have to harden yourself a bit against the very vocal and flammable minority of the CS community that hates everything you do. According to these folks, every release "ruins the game", every new map "sucks", and any new art that is added is "lame". They have been predicting the demise of Counter-Strike for nearly a decade now, in spite of the ongoing growth of the overall community."