Players have been waiting a while for Valve to release another Half-Life game. It’s taken long enough that it’s easy to forget all the drama that circled Half-Life 2’s development. You know, like a hacker leaking an early version of the game in September 2003, more than a year ahead of its actual release date. »
Remember Half-Life: Blue Shift, that expansion where you played as Barney, the security guard? Well, Blue Shift’s Source engine remake, Black Mesa: Insecurity, just got its very first teaser trailer. You can watch it below, and follow the mod’s Mod DB page and/or Black Mesa Forum thread for updates.
Inspired by Black Mesa’s Steam re-release, modder Hezus decided to return to his 2012 remake of Half-Life’s “Uplink” demo, Black Mesa Uplink, to update it with extra content. Above is his first screenshot, showing off the mod’s new look. You can follow the mod’s progress (or give the old version a try) over at Mod DB.
When Combine posters pop up in your apartment building, you should think about moving. 3D artist Liam Tart, who’s worked as an environment artist on Alien: Isolation, is remaking a small, familiar section of Half-Life 2 in Unreal Engine 4 to get out of his “usual sci-fi comfort zone.” You can follow his progress here.
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.