Tag Archives: half-life
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez is keen to tckle the adventures of Gordon Freeman, according to a Yahoo Movies report. “I really want to make a Half-Life movie at some point – but I’d heard it was impossible because Spielberg wanted to make it. That’s definitely one that I’ve always dreamed of making into a movie though,” the Panic Attack creator said. It looks like JJ Abrams has pipped him at the post, though.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 19:55 GMT
Valve has announced the Linux client for Steam is now available with 50 Linux titles on sale for 50-75% off until Wednesday, February 21. You can grab the client from the Ubuntu Software Center. Team Fortress 2 is also now available on Steam for Linux and for a limited time, users will automatically receive a free in-game item: Tux, the Linux mascot. It’s the penguin. Additional Valve titles available on Steam for Linux include Half-Life, Counter-Strike 1.6, and Counter-Strike: Source, Big Picture, and access to the Steam for Linux Community Hub.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 22:26 GMT
Valve has released Linux versions of Half-Life, Counter-Strike and Counter-Strike: Source on Steam. Steam’s Linux client, which is designed for use with Ubuntu, now boasts support for 93 titles and DLC packages, including Crusader Kings II, Serous Sam 3, FTL, Waveform, Trine 2 and Dungeons of Dredmor.
Thanks, PC Gamer.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 22:32 GMT
Gabe Newell and JJ Abrams weren’t just idly shooting the breeze; initial steps have been taken to produce Portal and Half-life films.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 11:40 GMT
Valve founder Gabe Newell has given an hour-long lecture about his company’s creation, the state of the games industry and insight into its various games and tools. Newell discussed all of this and more at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas yesterday, and it’s a very interesting chat that touches on the issue of productivity in the PC market and the shipping of the original Half-Life.
Sat, Jan 26, 2013 | 18:53 GMT
Half-Life has finally been released for Linux and Mac, and is now available through Steam for $9.99. At the moment it only shows a Windows logo – at least on our end – but Cult of Mac has confirmed the news is legitimate. Also, the orginal Counter Strike is available for Linux and Mac as well (thanks, Fin). Go nuts Mac boys and girls.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 | 10:52 GMT
Half-Life may be considered by many to be a true innovation of in gaming, but the game was – understandably – not always as pristine and cutting edge as it was when it released in 1998. Alpha footage of the game in its early stages reveals a different side to the game, and better yet, you can play the alpha build for yourself.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 | 12:49 GMT
Half-Life isn’t getting a movie adaptation any time soon – if at all – so don’t get too excited. However, Valve writer Marc Laidlaw has billed Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy director Guillermo Del Toro as the perfect man for the job, should it ever happen. Over to you Gabe.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 15:17 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Science has announced Gabe Newell will be the 17th inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame. Valve’s co-founder and president will also headline the D.I.C.E. 2013 Summit stage as Thursday conference keynote speaker.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 16:54 BST
Half-Life and Awesomenauts skins will be included in Skin Pack 3 for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition. According to playxbla, the pack is listed “coming soon”, but in lieu of a date, the blog posted shots of the skins to keep you placated.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 23:33 BST
Dishonored’s lead writer has tempted the wrath of the Internet by daring to criticise Gordon Freeman, one of gaming’s best-loved silent protagonists.
Tue, Sep 18, 2012 | 08:10 BST
Black Mesa Source, a remake of Valve’s original Half-Life is available now after years of waiting. Relive your fond memories today.
Mon, Sep 10, 2012 | 13:51 BST
Black Mesa Source is finally out this Friday, and the team has released some new screens into the wild, showing more of the game’s alien menace.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 13:50 BST
Black Mesa Source – the long awaited Half-life fan remake – will not feature any of the Xen sections of the previous game. The developers have explained that the scenes were cut as they are being expanded.
Mon, Sep 03, 2012 | 01:57 BST
Black Mesa, a fan conversion of Half-Life using the Source engine’s bells and whistles, will be all yours in as little as two weeks. And it only took eight years.
Tue, Aug 07, 2012 | 08:38 BST
Let’s try this again. You’re turning on the internet and you just want to know what you missed overnight very quickly. This, hopefully, is the solution. Listen to Brenna and Pat talk for a few minutes about what happened while you were asleep.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 02:10 GMT
Valve was rumoured today to be working Source 2. It’s time for a serious tech leap over the company’s normal increments, says Dave Cook, with one reason being the release of Half-Life 3.
Thu, Jun 28, 2012 | 15:16 BST
Mon, Jun 11, 2012 | 04:26 BST
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 | 17:21 GMT
Valve and toy manufacturer NECA are teaming up to bring fans a life-sized Portal gun this summer for a whopping $130.