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Half-Life 2 Latest News - PC

Half-Life 2
  • Publisher: Vivendi Games
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Valve
  • Release Date:Nov 16, 2004
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence)
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Game Description:Once again players assume the role of Gordon Freeman, a scientist destined to save the Earth from hordes of gruesome alien attackers. Half-Life 2 takes computer games to a new level of realism with incredible in-game graphics that recreate familiar-looking city streets, and blend them with strange and grotesque monsters, resulting in a believable and at times unsettling environment. Objects and characters feature accurate physics properties, behaving with the appropriate mass, density, and physical properties of their real-life counterparts. Extremely intelligent computer AI result in enemies that plan, adapt, and respond to the player's actions.
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Half-Life 2 News

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  • Half-Life 2 Fan Film: "Enter The Freeman" Is Very Impressive

    You must check out "Enter The Freeman." The fan-film set in the Half-Life universe was shot by fans with a budget of $3000, but delivers at least $4,500 worth of eerie chills, cool references and a perfect-looking Gordon Freeman impersonator. Plus: Head-crabs! The short was directed by YouTube user Chariot Drive.

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Half-Life 2 Fan Film: "Enter The Freeman" Is Very Impressive
  • Half-Life Remake Black Mesa Spotted In New Screens

    While fans continue to wait somewhat patiently for Valve to at least confirm Half-Life 3, work continues on the Black Mesa fan project, which aims to re-create the original Half-Life using HD visuals in a total conversion mod for Half-Life 2. The project has been progressing slowly since it was announced in 2004, but these screens are joined by...

    Posted June 11, 2012

    Half-Life Remake Black Mesa Spotted In New Screens
  • Half-Life 2: Godspeed You! Gordon Freeman Video -- Nugget From The Net

    YouTube user SkipPrime has created a simply amazing Half-Life 2 video entitled Half-Life 2: Godspeed You! Gordon Freeman. The video takes lyrics from the song "The Dead Flag Blues" by Godspeed You! Black Emperor and shows how closely the song relates to the events in HL2. I don't want to spoil anything in the video, but if you're a...

    Posted February 1, 2012

    Half-Life 2: Godspeed You! Gordon Freeman Video -- Nugget From The Net
  • Half-Life 3 Protest Provokes Smile, An Interview

    Last week, a trio of plucky Canadian gamers decided they were tired of waiting for Half-Life 3 to come out, and rather than complain on the internet like normal people, they decided to do something about it. Justin, Kieth and Eddy, like a trio of of Don Quixotes, gathered outside Valve's offices in Bellvue, Washington and began throwing Molotov...

    Posted August 18, 2011

    Half-Life 3 Protest Provokes Smile, An Interview
  • Half-Life 2 Fan Film Eases The Wait For Episode Three -- Nugget From The Net

    Half-Life fans have been left with plenty of time on their hands as they wait for the release of the final HL2 expansion, Episode Three, which has been on deck since The Orange Box came out in 2007. That's probably why there are so many fan films. Not that any of us can complain when stuff like "Singularity Collapse" (above) is so...

    Posted July 13, 2011

    Half-Life 2 Fan Film Eases The Wait For Episode Three -- Nugget From The Net
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Clues Revealed In Portal ARG Puzzle

    A very complex puzzle called the Portal Alternate Reality Game (ARG) has been revealing quite the interactive story over the past few weeks and has just got a lot more interesting as some Half-Life 2: Episode 3 clues have emerged. The ARG is what lead to the recent Potato Sack Bundle frenzy where PC gamers were playing massive amounts of indie...

    Posted April 18, 2011

    Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Clues Revealed In Portal ARG Puzzle
  • Valve Giving Away Half-Life 2 For Free At Gamescom 2010

    Amidst the chaos of running around Gamescom, I actually had a few seconds to sit down this morning, and what did I do with my time? Well, I stopped by the Portal 2 booth yesterday, and was handed a Steam promotional card that said “Two Free Games” (pictured above) and included a download voucher on the back. I had wanted to find out...

    Posted August 19, 2010

    Valve Giving Away Half-Life 2 For Free At Gamescom 2010
  • Half-Life 2 For Mac Available May 26

    Half-Life 2 will be available for Mac gamers on May 26, 2010... that's just in time for Memorial Day weekend! Just download it from Steam and go to town. Because they are awesome, Valve has chosen to make this announcement in the form of a parody of the iconic Mac 1984 ads from way back when, except instead of a anonymous heroine in dolphin...

    Posted May 25, 2010

    Half-Life 2 For Mac Available May 26
  • Robert Culp, A.K.A. Dr. Wallace Breen In Half-Life 2, Dies

    Film and television legend Robert Culp died Wednesday after falling and hitting his head outside his home in Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Times reports. Now, if you don’t know Culp by name, then you probably recognize his face, and if you don’t recognize his face (how could you not? He only appeared in like 1,000 movies and TV shows...

    Posted March 25, 2010

    Robert Culp, A.K.A. Dr. Wallace Breen In Half-Life 2, Dies
  • Valve Bringing Steam To Macs In April

    Well, Valve has made good on their not-so-subtle teases by announcing it will bring its digital distribution platform Steam, along with the developer's acclaimed library of titles, to Macs this April. Valve president Gabe Newell called the Mac "a great platform for entertainment services," adding, "As we transition from...

    Posted March 8, 2010

    Valve Bringing Steam To Macs In April
  • Something Funny's Going On Inside Valve's Portal

    We could be on the verge of a Portal or Half-Life announcement, people. All hands on deck. Valve recently issued a patch for Portal which added a new achievement, "Transmission Received." The patch was purposely vague about what it was adding to Portal, but came the patch notes released via Steam associated with the patch included...

    Posted March 1, 2010

    Something Funny's Going On Inside Valve's Portal
  • Morning Hangover -- Are You A PC Gamer? Have You Stopped Being One?

    Welcome to Morning Hangover -- an excellent way to start your day with the crew at TheFeed...no matter what you're recovering from. Every morning you'll hear musings from our editors and have the chance to share your thoughts on what's going on in the gaming world. Patrick Klepek: Once, I was a PC gamer. I have fond memories of countless hours...

    Posted October 21, 2009

    Morning Hangover -- Are You A PC Gamer? Have You Stopped Being One?
  • Fumito Ueda's A Big Half-Life 2 Fan, Interested In Making A First-Person Game

    When people talk about their experience with a Fumito Ueda game, whether it's exploring hand-in-hand with Yorda in a lonely castle Ico, scaling beasts of unimaginable size in Shadow of the Colossus or watching a trailer for The Last Guardian and knowing the game's probably going to make you shed a tear by the end, it's consistently an...

    Posted October 2, 2009

    Fumito Ueda's A Big Half-Life 2 Fan, Interested In Making A First-Person Game
  • Go See Monty Python's Spamalot In Los Angeles And See Alyx Vance Sing And Dance!

    If any of you happen to be in the Los Angeles area sometime soon, I highly recommend checking out the 2005 Tony Award winning musical Monty Python's Spamalot. I saw it over the weekend, and it was fantastic. Now, I've been a line-citing Python fan since I was a kid, and yet I couldn't help being almost more excited to see the show's lead...

    Posted July 20, 2009

    Go See Monty Python's Spamalot In Los Angeles And See Alyx Vance Sing And Dance!
  • 'Half-Life' Fan Film or Viral Marketing?

    The gaming web has been clamoring for more after seeing "What's in the Box?, a stunning 9 minute fan-made video homage on YouTube to Valve's Half-Life series. Featuring some impressive motion-tracking and plenty of nods to the franchise, fans have been crying --and/or hoping-- viral marketing! What are your thoughts? A well-executed fan...

    Posted March 19, 2009| 81 Comments

    'Half-Life' Fan Film or Viral Marketing?
  • IndieCade 2012: The Stanley Parable Half-Life 2 Mod Interview

    Posted: October 16, 2012

    1,244 Views | 04:19

  • X-List: Top 5 Reese's Combos In Gaming

    Posted: December 21, 2010

    13,593 Views | 01:14

  • G4tv.Comedy: Dirty Gaming Jobs - Johnny Placement

    Posted: November 22, 2010

    22,986 Views | 01:58

  • X-Play Recommends: The Best of Steam for Mac Games

    Posted: June 24, 2010

    13,821 Views | 01:36

  • Half-Life 2 Mac "1984" Spoof Commercial

    Posted: May 25, 2010

    7,156 Views | 00:35

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