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  • Half-Life 2 modded for head tracking, Oculus Rift compatibility - see it here.

    Half-Life 2 has been modded to support head tracking control in to prepare for the launch of Oculus Rift, the Kickstarter-funded headset device backed by Valve, id Software and Hawken developer Adhesive Games. The modders have posted a video of the game’s head tracking in action.

  • Half Life 2: Return to Ravenholm - rumored shots of canceled episode appear

    Purported shots of a canceled Half Life 2 episode called Return to Ravenholm have been posted over on ValveTime. The alleged screenshots show off a collaborative effort between Valve and Arkane Studios. Half Life designer Marc Laidlaw confirmed back in January 2012 that the episode was in the works at one time, and despite some […]

  • Jurassic Park re-created in Half-Life 2 mod, gameplay footage emerges

    Jurassic Life is a Half-Life 2 mod that has been in development for over six years, but the crew behind it have released some gameplay footage that is sure to get fans of Jurassic Park excited with anticipation. It sees areas from the film lovingly re-created, and also includes a human fighting off dinosaurs with […]

  • Half-Life 2 gravity gun replica launching next year

    Half-Life 2 fans who have always wanted to use Gordon Freeman’s gravity gun for real can part-way realise their dream next year when NECA – the same company who made a life-size replica of the Portal gun – starts selling them. See photos of the replica below.

  • Mass Effect 3: Firefight Pack, Half Life 2 kick off XBL Content update

    Microsoft has updated its Xbox Live content schedule, and the releases kick off today with the Mass Effect 3: Firefight Pack, a Gold-exclusive Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning DLC sale, a sale on Bejeweled 3, and The Orange Box: Half Life 2 releases for the Games on Demand Service.

  • Half-life 2 City 17 designer left Valve because it's too big

    Viktor Antonov, the much-lauded designer behind Half-Life 2’s City 17, jumped ship when Valve grew too large and stopped making the kinds of games he’s keen on.

  • Rumor - Half-Life 2: Episode 3 concept art leaked on Facebook

    ValveTime has posted what it claims are leaked shots of Half Life 2: Episode 3 concept art on its Facebook page. According to the claim: “For the avoidance of doubt, I just want to stress that we absolutely would not release these pictures if we didn’t know for a fact they were real. They absolutely […]

  • Three quarters of Half-life protesters failed to turn up

    This weekend’s action to protest Valve’s lack of communication over Half-life 3 was something of a blow out.

  • Steam group of 29,000 protesting lack of Half-Life 3 news by playing Half-Life 2 simultaneously

    The Steam group “A Call for Communication”, which currently boasts 29,617 members, will be playing Half-Life 2 simultaneously on Saturday, February 4, from 11:00am until 11:30am PST in order to try and get Valve to announce anything pertaining to Half-Life Episode 3 or Half-Life 3 – if either exists. “Instead of focusing efforts in a […]

  • Renegade Ops Steam version features nod to Half-Life 2

    Valve’s cross-title promotional activities continue, this time in Renegade Ops, the mad vehicle combat extravaganza from Just Cause 2 developer Avalanche.

  • Half-Life 2 hacker "very sorry" for stealing source code

    Axel Gembe, the person who managed to hack into Valve’s computer network and download the source code for Half-Life 2, has said he’s “very sorry” for causing the situation.

  • Valve won’t yet confirm Half-life 2: Episode 3 will see release

    Valve staffers have refused to comment on whether Half-life 2: Episode 3 will ever be released.

  • Massive rumor: Valve's E3 "surprise" is Half-Life 2 centric [UPDATE]

    Update: The plot thickens. Check out this post from back in March on the TF2 blog. Look at the comic cover. Now go look at this. (thanks, Rob) Original: The E3 2010 rumor mill is thicker with muck than we’ve seen it in years, but that won’t stop us from posting stuff just in case […]

  • Half-Life 2 titles 30% off on Steam

    Valve’s knocking 30 percent off the regular price of Half-Life 2 on Steam to celebrate it hitting Mac. EVE Online: Tyranis is also available for cross-platform play now as well.

  • Half-Life 2 hitting Mac on Steam tomorrow [Updated]

    Update: Only one of the greatest games of all time? Feh. Who even cares? Fortunately, Valve’s decided to throw in Episodes One and Two as well – as confirmed by Shacknews. Original article: Valve has announced that Half-Life 2 will arrive on Steam for Mac tomorrow via a video. It’s posted below the break. Good […]

  • Actor who played Wallace in Half Life 2 has died

    Robert Culp, the actor who played the antagonist Wallace Breen in Half Life 2, has died at the age of 79.

  • Report - No new Half-Life this year

    Game Informer’s apparently saying that anyone praying to see Half Life 2: Episode Three this year may want to start your crying: it ain’t happening.

  • Rumour - Video of Half-Life 2 being played via Natal [Update]

    Update: Microsoft’s just given VG247 a no comment on it. A rep said: “Microsoft does not comment on rumour or speculation.” Original Story: Take this with enough salt to pay a Roman legion for half a year, but Gossip Gamers has posted a video of what’s purportedly Half-Life 2 being played on Natal.

  • Half-Life 2 is Guardian's game of the decade

    The Guardian’s named Half-Life 2 as the best game of the decade. It’s a user vote thingum. Apparently, “Half-Life 2 is the game of the decade, not just because it’s good, but because it encapsulates so much of what mainstream gaming has been trying to do for the last ten years; the aspiration to create […]

  • Half-Life 2 Black Mesa mod will not be released in 2009

    The Black Mesa mod for Half-Life 2 will not make it’s projected 2009 release, according to a post on the mod’s official forums. “Unfortunately, to our great disappointment, Black Mesa will not make a 2009 release,” wrote the mod’s project lead. “Cynics may now rejoice, bets may be collected, and I think a mod team […]

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