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  • 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 […]

  • The Legend of Zelda is the best game ever according to Game Informer

    Game Informer celebrated passing 200 issues recently, so to celebrate, they compiled a list of 200 games, which they think are the best games of all time. The Legend of Zelda for the NES was the winner, followed then by Super Mario Bros, Tetris, Grand Theft Auto III and Half Life 2. We’re absolutely sickened […]

  • Ueda: "I have an interest in making first-person games"

    Fumito Ueda has revealed that he has an “interest” in possibly making first-person games. “I have an interest in making first-person games”, the Team ICO boss said in an interview at TGS with G4. He also admitted a love for one First-Person Shooter in particular: Valve’s Half-Life 2. “There was variation in terms locations. and […]

  • Valve shoes retail sales figures for past 10 years

    Valve’s put out life-time retail sales figures for the past decade, as reported by Gamasutra. The numbers were published in the latest issue of Game Informer in the US, and only include retail sales – there are no Steam stats in here. All the info below. This should give a clear indication of why Valve […]

  • Black Mesa trailer is cool

    An official trailer of Black Mesa’s been released, showing off the Half-Life 2 mod in stunning light. There’ll be every reason to go back. Watch it after the break. No date as yet. Get more info from the project’s official site.

  • No Team Fortress 2 updates for PS3 version

    According to this 1UP piece, Valve’s confirmed that free content already added to the PC version of Team Fortress 2 – and confirmed for release for the 360 SKU – won’t make it to the PS3 game. Snip: “We don’t have PlayStation developers,” Lombardi told us. Earlier in the interview, Newell discussed how Electronic Arts […]

  • No Counter-Strike 2 in second Orange Box, Ep 3 'as new as Portal' says Newell

    Valve boss Gabe Newell can say what he likes. So when he says there’s an “oranger box” in the works, that is definitely won’t include Counter-Strike 2 and that Episode 3 will include plenty of stuff that’s never been done before, you can kind of assume it’s true. On the subject of Episode 3, Newell […]


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