What is Chicken? The Story Behind Counter-Strike's Absurd, Unofficial Mascot

by Colten Gowan, Christian Pearson, Miles Hackett, Daniel Rosen 6 months ago

Every game needs a mascot. League of Legends has Teemo, Rainbow Six has Tachanka, and Dota 2 has GabeN.

Sure, those aren’t the mascots chosen by the publishers themselves, but fans will often choose their own for the games they love.

All they need is a meme. And for Counter-Strike, that symbol of solidarity is chicken.

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