Half-Life 2

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

Steam Unavailable; Seattle Area Power Outage

By Maarten Goldstein, Dec 15, 2006 5:37pm PST

As many Steam users have noticed, the service has been unavailable all day and complaining in the Steam forums isnt possible, as those are down as...


"Valve has a hell of a development team, but its the IT department that really shines."

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Garry's Mod Heads to Steam

By Chris Remo, Nov 27, 2006 4:10pm PST

Following up on news earlier this year, Valve today officially announced that the popular physics-based Source toolbox Garry's Mod will be...


"Um, I develop the game and I'm pretty sure we aren't releasing on Wednesday (the 29th). I also ..."

- ennfortytwo see all 36 comments

Natural Selection 2 Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 22, 2006 7:24am PST

New at FiringSquad today is this Natural Selection 2 Q&A. Charlie Cleveland is asked about plans for a Source Engine powered followup to the...


" Try the tacticalgamer.com server . You just need to find a good server and stick with it! "

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 21, 2006 2:19pm PST

New at FiringSquad this afternoon is a Half-Life 2: Episode Two Q&A. Valve's Doug Lombardi is asked about the reaction to Episode One, the EpTwo...


"And Dustbowl remake = yes woo. The most senseless fun you can have in any game is back."

- Beady see all 15 comments

Counter-Strike: Source Cheaters Banned

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 18, 2006 6:33am PST

The latest Steam news update mentions that Valve has recently banned 10,000 Steam accounts after new Valve Anti-Cheat technology found people...


"They should post the [xxx] clan acronyms for the banned. Would be interesting to see this."

- Spoetzl see all 36 comments

On Source Engine & Multi-Core Support

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 13, 2006 6:26am PST

Tech Report is the latest site with an article on Valve adding multi-core CPU support to the Source Engine, taking a look at what all is involved...


"I think the problem is that they preload a fraction of a second of the sound data combined with ..."

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Another Half-Life 2: Episode Two Delay

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 10, 2006 7:55am PST

According to this story on Computer & Video Games, Half-Life 2: Episode Two has suffered another delay. Most recently it was scheduled for a first...


"I wonder if Valve would be out of business if it wasn't for the kid who wrote the mod ..."

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Portal Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 15, 2006 3:00pm PDT

There's a Portal Q&A on Computer & Video Games, asking Valve's Kim Swift amd Doug Lombardi about the action puzzle game which will be included with...


" You're not Gordon in a Portal. You're someone who hasn't been introduced before. Well, that ..."

- Magus see all 13 comments

Half-Life 2: Episode One Post Mortem

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 12, 2006 2:06pm PDT

There's a Half-Life 2: Episode One article on Computer & Video Games, with Valve's Marc Laidlaw and David Speyrer on hand to look back at the...


"This type of comment makes me think that Valve really doesn't have a master story for HL and ..."

- dlr(2) see all 11 comments

Half-Life 2: Episode Two Movie

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 08, 2006 4:06pm PDT

The fifth and final (of this series) Half-Life 2: Episode Two gameplay movie is now available, offering another three minutes of action packed...


"The only reason I'm not watching this is because I know how good it looks :["

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Movie

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 07, 2006 12:38pm PDT

Valve sends along part four of the five part Half-Life 2: Episode Two gameplay video series. This clip offers another two minutes of action packed...


"Is this video supposed to whet my appetite for frustration? The focus of it seemed to be to ..."

- _dur_ see all 15 comments

Half-Life 2: Episode Two Movie

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 06, 2006 12:15pm PDT

Valve sends along another Half-Life 2: Episode Two gameplay movie, the third in a five part series. The 1:40 minute long video features...


"I haven't played Episode One yet, are any of these trailers containing plot spoilers I should avoid?"

- Kryn see all 59 comments

Half-Life 2: Episode Two Movies

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 05, 2006 5:36pm PDT

Valve sends along two new movies from Half-Life 2: Episode Two, showing more from their episodic shooter. Both gameplay movies show some of the new...


"Any spoilers in these? I hear the one from Leipzig gave away something big."

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Team Fortress 2 Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 31, 2006 12:44pm PDT

If Episode Two doesn't do it for you but Team Fortress 2 does, you'll be happy to know we're now hosting a high-def version of the Leipzig Games...


"Holy fucking hell this is the biggest gaming boner of the year! What's the ETA on this? "

- Pneum0 see all 101 comments

Half-Life 2: Episode Two Trailer

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 30, 2006 2:01pm PDT

Valve Software sends along a new trailer for Half-Life 2: Episode Two, showing nearly two minutes of high-def footage from the game. Episode Two...


"There was a time that I never compared PC gaming to COnsole, simply cause I loved playing games ..."

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