Half-Life is one of the greatest games of all time, but it’s missing something. Obviously, that something is hamfisted advertising for Taco Bell.
In recent times, people have taken to calling Valve “evil.” Not negligent, not out of touch with their fans, but evil.
After all these years assuming we’d be finishing Gordon’s story, would the internet be ready for this? Actually, who cares, because this would be pretty great. Wake up and smell the ashes, Alyx... »
While fans wonder if Valve will ever continue the Half-Life series, you can download an expanded version of long-in-development fan remake of the original, Black Mesa, right now. »
An official Half-Life game from the creator of Deus Ex? Oh to live in the alternate universe where it actually happened. »
Who knows when or if we’ll get Half-Life 3, Half-Life: Episode 3, or whatever Valve calls Gordon Freeman’s next outing. Thankfully, modders like Shokunin are picking up the slack.
Valve's virtual reality demo at the Game Developers Conference melted my brain. Afterward, my mind swam with possibilities. So of course, I ignored most of them and asked the age-old question: "Half-Life?" Surprisingly, Valve actually had an answer for me. »
Breathe, people. Relax. Valve isn't holding a press conference today. And despite all the speculation you might have seen on social media or other gaming websites, they don't have some big GDC announcement planned for 3'0'clock this afternoon—3pm on 3/3—so please, don't get your hopes up. »
The original Half-Life, in my opinion, is one of the most memorable games of all time. This, however, is not Half-Life as you remember it. Not at all. »
The story of Half-Life 2 is considered by many to be one of the most memorable in gaming history. I wonder, though, if things would've turned out the same way with the story fans have discovered by combing through an ancient Half-Life 2 beta. »
Video game art books aren't just a pretty face. While a collection of concept and promotional art is a nice treat for hardcore fans, the best ones go beyond the superficial and also tell the story of how a game was made. »