Tag Archives: half-life
Sun, Feb 05, 2012 | 23:45 GMT
This weekend’s action to protest Valve’s lack of communication over Half-life 3 was something of a blow out.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 23:14 GMT
Kotaku‘s got a small gallery of images reportedly pulled from the Counter-strike: Global Offensive beta, which purportedly reference Half-life, among other Valve games. Before you get too excited, Steam forum users have known about these for a while, and haven’t uncovered an AR puzzle or any concrete teases, so it seems Valve may just be making some in-jokes of the kind which wouldn’t even raise an eyebrow at another company. Still, they’re kind of cool – go look. Global Offensive is expected to launch in the first half of the year, for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 13:54 GMT
A member group on Steam that has demanded more communication from Valve over the future of the Half-Life series has already hit 10,000 members in three weeks.
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | 08:41 BST
Be strong, soldiers. Not long now and you can play Deus Ex all weekend.
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 | 13:41 BST
Look, will you please just read these, and not come asking in two weeks why I didn’t report on the West Wing fan game being made in Los Berados as if I’d just shot a puppy?
Thu, Jun 16, 2011 | 08:48 BST
As with everything related to the perennial whisper-fest that is Half-Life’s release schedule, take the following with a medically appropriate amount of salt. About a kilo, I’d say.
[Update] Yep, it’s bollocks.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 08:04 BST
Most Wednesdays the (virtual) office resounds with cries of “hooray hump day”, but this week, we’re too busy prepping for E3 to do more than shudder in fear, and give a cursory glance at these tasty nibbles.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 | 15:56 BST
Wed, Mar 30, 2011 | 12:35 BST
“We are not done with Gordon Freeman’s adventures. I have nothing other than that to tell you today, but hang in there with us.” – Doug Lombardi, Valve Software, speaking to Ausgamers.
Tue, Feb 22, 2011 | 01:16 GMT
Valve staffers have refused to comment on whether Half-life 2: Episode 3 will ever be released.
Sun, Jan 23, 2011 | 23:07 GMT
If the YouTube counter is anything to go by, you’ve probably already seen Beyond Black Mesa, the Half-life fan film. In which case you probably want to watch it again – or you’re sadly behind the times. Everybody through the jump!
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 | 18:44 BST
Gabe Newell has said if a movie is ever made based on Half-Life, Valve will be the ones to do it.
Otherwise, it’ll never happen.
Mon, May 31, 2010 | 19:33 BST
Empire’s voted Gordon Freeman as its greatest video game character of all time. All hail to the combine-killing, crowbar-wielding Freeman!
Fri, Mar 26, 2010 | 21:14 GMT
Valve’s Gabe Newell has revealed that the studio intends to get back to scaring Half-Life players with the next installment.
Sat, Oct 17, 2009 | 15:27 BST
Fri, Aug 14, 2009 | 20:05 BST
Steam’s weekend deal is a dozy, featuring everything Half-Life for 66 percent off.
Also, the Valve Complete Pack is 10 percent off. Normally $99.99, you can get the full bit for $89.99.
Here’s the full thing: Counter-Strike, Team Fortress Classic, Day of Defeat, Deathmatch Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Ricochet, Half-Life, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Half-Life: Source, Day of Defeat: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life Deathmatch: Source, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Portal, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead.
Massive bunch of games, there. Hit this link for the rest.
Fri, Apr 24, 2009 | 21:41 BST
Valve has The Orange Box on sale this weekend for $9.99.
Never bought it? Now’s your chance.
After the sale is over it goes back up to $29.99.
Head on over to Steam.
Wed, Feb 18, 2009 | 21:55 GMT
Folks who play the Orange Box via Steam will get an engine update next time they log in.
The specific changes include:
- Updated the engine to report SteamIDs using the Steam_0 format instead of Steam_1
- Fixed problems in Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Portal, and Source mods running the current Orange Box engine
- Reverted the change that capped rate at 30,000
For more information hit the link.
Thu, Nov 20, 2008 | 07:27 GMT
Half-Life was ten years old yesterday. To celebrate, Valve’s put the game up on Steam for 98 cents, the offer being valid until Friday.
You’d be a bit silly to not buy it, frankly. It’s still great.
Fri, Feb 01, 2008 | 07:39 GMT
Valve’s Doug Lombardi has shocked precisely no one while delighting precisely everyone by confirming there are more Portal-based games on the way
“There’ll be more Portal, for sure. But the details of that, to be honest, we’re still working out,” he told EG. “The only smart thing we did for Portal was to hire those seven kids and give them the support they needed to make the game.”
Hit the link for more about Episode 3, and news that details of Freeman’s latest shooting adventures are “months, not weeks” away.