Black Mesa News


Black Mesa re-imagines Half-Life with Valve's Source today

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2015 9:15am PDT

The team at Crowbar Collective have released their re-imagining of the original Half-Life using Valve's Source, called Black Mesa, on Steam Early Access today.


"I bought it. I'm a huge Half-Life fan and these guys deserve a show of appreciation from the ..."

- Madwacker see all 7 comments

Shack PSA: Black Mesa now live

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 8:15am PDT

Black Mesa, a long-in-the-making fan mod that recreates the original Half-Life using the Source Engine, has finally launched today.


"This is fantastic so far. Minor bugs, of course, just like any other first release... but hats ..."

- megablaz0r see all 79 comments

Morning Caffeinated! -- Torchlight 2, Neverwinter, and the power of music

By John Keefer, Sep 12, 2012 8:40am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for September 12, 2012. Topics include: Torchlight 2 should fill the Diablo 3 void for some players; Neverwinter's mod tools are intriguing; and Planetary Annihilation is ...


"I originally wasn't going to fund this because I already funded too much stuff. Yesterday I went ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 10 comments

First batch of titles gets Steam Greenlight

By John Keefer, Sep 11, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Steam Greenlight launched on August 30 to much fanfare--and numerous pranksters--but Valve has announced that 10 titles garnered enough fan support to get a coveted spot on Steam in the coming months.


"It's nice to see Project Zomboid make it. It still needs work but it's pretty fun so far."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 17 comments

Morning Caffeinated! -- Diablo stories, Black Mesa, and so long Paragon

By John Keefer, Sep 04, 2012 5:30am PDT

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for September 4, 2012. Topics include: We get behind-the-scenes stories on Blizzard and its games; Black Mesa: Source finally has a release date; and NCSoft pulls the plug...


"Black Mesa on the 14th and Torchlight 2 not too far behind it? Its gonna be a sweet month."

- limpossible see all 35 comments

Black Mesa coming September 14

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 03, 2012 6:00am PDT

You thought the day would never come, and it still hasn't just yet, but Black Mesa now has a release date. After eight years of development, the fan remake of Half-Life in the Source engine will be released on September 14. Except it won't be quite complete; the team is work...


"Dayum- was really hoping this would be out complete before HL3 but sounds like Xen could be 2-3 ..."

- dookiebot see all 31 comments

Black Mesa gameplay trailer leaked

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 07, 2012 7:15am PDT

The Half-Life remake mod Black Mesa really is coming, and now a leaked video confirmed as real has surfaced with a peek at its jazzed-up 'On a Rail' chapter. You know, that frightful section with the tedious trains then glorious rocket launch.


"People have issued DMCA take downs for news broadcasts on YT, when they have no affiliation with ..."

- StealthHawk see all 44 comments

Black Mesa sputters into life with new screens

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2012 6:45am PDT

After eight years of development and several years of silence, it seems Black Mesa may be coming. No, seriously this time. The fans remaking Valve's Half-Life as a Source Engine mod have shared new screenshots, teasing that there's more news to come.


"I dunno. They have "Valve time" in terms of development down perfect."

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