Half-Life 2

PC, XBOX / Action / Release: Nov 16, 2004 / ESRB: M

Half-Life 2 Hits Mac Steam Tomorrow; Teased via Epic Homage Trailer

By Brian Leahy, May 25, 2010 2:40pm PDT

[Update 4:47 PM - BL] Valve has confirmed to Shacknews that this release includes Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Half-Life 2: Episode 2. [Original Story] Gordon Freeman's epic adventure through City 17 will

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"What's going on? today is the day, but hl2 is still only on windows"

- goldrunout see all 69 comments

119th Team Fortress 2 Update Celebrated With Medals; Valve Statues, Life-Size Props Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2010 5:40am PDT

Never one to follow convention, Team Fortress 2 developer Valve Software is celebrating the class-based shooter's 119th update with a grand bonanza...

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"too bad my old account was stolen or i would have the grizzled veterans one"

- AxeltheCold see all 53 comments

Valve's Steam Coming to Mac on May 12

By Chris Faylor, Apr 29, 2010 4:15pm PDT

Steam on PCThe Mac OS version of Valve's digital distribution platform Steam will be released on May 12, the company confirmed today. No other...

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"Do macs have enough hardware to run these games? When I walked past the apple store and had a ..."

- simonfrance see all 54 comments

Steam Coming to Mac in April, Portal 2 This Fall

By Chris Faylor, Mar 08, 2010 10:17am PST

After some heavy-handed hints, Valve today confirmed that it will be bringing its previously Windows-only digital distribution platform Steam to...

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"Hey Valve/Apple, promote this in the Apple Store. Not only that, but have life-sized cardboard ..."

- xeropulse see all 219 comments

HL2 Mod 'Jailbreak: Source' Brings Dino-Prison Break

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 18, 2010 1:05pm PST

While countless mods have offered 'jailbreak' modes over the years, the new release of T

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"Looks very nice and all that.... but can spectators use turrets? "

- johnsto see all 17 comments

Half-Life 2 'Dino D-Day' Mod Packs Nazi Dinosaurs

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2009 10:50am PST

Video games have already covered hypothetical Nazis dabblings in the occult but how would World War 2 have played out were Hitler fascinated with...

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"Unless there's a zombie nazi dinosaur mode I'm not interested."

- MondayJBlack see all 28 comments

Half-Life 2 'All Sounds Replaced with My Voice' Mod Works Better Than It Sounds

By Nick Breckon, Sep 17, 2009 5:01pm PDT

The idea of replacing a game's sound effects with human vocal reproduction isn't entirely new, and has often been done to varying degrees of...

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"Pretty funny shit! However, the preview video will get more action than the actual mod ..."

- vHazardous see all 59 comments

Valve Adds Support for Three-dimensional Novint Falcon Controller

By Nick Breckon, Jun 23, 2009 4:48pm PDT

After announcing an agreement nearly one year ago today, Valve has updated its Orange Box games--Team Fortress 2, Half-Life 2, and Portal--to...

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"I'll be VERY impress when they release a controller more convenient than mouse/keyboard for ..."

- Frush81 see all 103 comments

Late Night Cinema: Half-Life 2 Recreated in Live-action 'Escape from City 17'

By Nick Breckon, Feb 13, 2009 7:00pm PST

A technically impressive recreation of Half-Life 2's City 17 marks the first entry to "Escape from City 17," a new series of webisodes that...

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"I think I may actually know who these guys are. One of them went to the same high school as my ..."

- jehkyb see all 118 comments

Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales of Half-Life, Counter-Strike Series

By Chris Faylor, Dec 03, 2008 9:58am PST

Beloved developer Valve has released lifetime retail sales figures for some of its more popular games, including the Half-Life and Counter-Strike...

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"They STILL don't count online and digital sales? *holds X - moves mouse to ARGH!*"

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 143 comments

Black Mesa Mod Trailer Teases Prettier Half-Life

By Chris Faylor, Dec 01, 2008 9:56am PST

Back in 2004, a small team began crafting a mod that would recreate Valve's first Half-Life with the latest in graphical bells and whistles. Come 2008, it's still in development, and the Black Mesa team has produc

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"So badassed. Especially awesome when you see the gman, with haunting music in the background. ..."

- icedcool see all 185 comments

GLaDOS Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 01, 2007 10:07am PDT

GLaDOS Speaks is an IGN interview with Ellen McLain, who is asked about her voicework as the Overwatch in Half-Life 2, the announcer in Team...

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Portal Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 01, 2007 6:44am PDT

There's a Q&A with Valve's Erik Wolpaw on Rock, Paper, Shotgun, asking the writer about his work at Double Fine and now Valve.

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Portal Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 03, 2007 7:47pm PDT

IGN has the latest Portal preview, offering impressions of the game launching next week as part of the Orange Box.

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Portal Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 25, 2007 9:20am PDT

bit-tech.net has been updated with a Portal preview, going hands-on with the first person puzzler which will be included with The Orange Box.

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