half-life News


Work @ Valve

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 29, 2002 6:29am PST

Valve sent along word that they are looking for a senior engineer. Here's what they need: "We're looking for a senior software engineer with a...


"read: "We're going to strart selling stuff through steam, and we need a programmer""

- Freon see all 20 comments

Natural Selection for HL

By Steve Gibson, Oct 25, 2002 4:47am PDT

The Natural Selection website, has been updated with word that the Half-Life mod is slated for release at the end of this month. They have also...


"I've heard nothing but good things about this MOD. Honestly, I am REALLY looking forward to ..."

- drykill see all 10 comments

CS 1.6 Info Page

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 20, 2002 9:09am PDT

The guys at CS Nation let us know they have an updated Counter-Strike 1.6 information page, listing all the additions and changes in the latest...


"when is cs 1.6 comming out ANYONE they said end of jan and its no march??????"

- Cpt. Baseballbat see all 57 comments

Steam v2.0 Coming

By Steve Gibson, Oct 14, 2002 4:22pm PDT

Valve Software has just sent out word of a major upgrade to their Steam service is on the way. Generally when this stuff comes out from them you...


"No joke, the original HL didn't exactly have a media frenzy in the pre-release era, but they had ..."

- snagger see all 72 comments

New FireArms Release

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 19, 2002 9:28am PDT

A new version of the Half-Life mod FireArms has been released, sporting a boatload of changes. You can grab the full version or the 2.6 to 2.65...


"HL still sells for $45 CDN at the local Electronics Boutique..."

- LGM-WEdge see all 6 comments

Sven Co-op 2.0 Final

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 16, 2002 9:40am PDT

The final version of Sven Co-Op 2.0 has been released, which has all kinds of new maps and features as listed here. Sven's Co-op mod allows you to...


"cs2 & tf2 also being made... cz is by gearbox.. i wonder if they are just one hit wonders.."

- Unleashed see all 9 comments

New Front Line Force

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 21, 2002 12:55pm PDT

Version 1.7 of the Front Line Force mod for Half-Life has been released. It has two new maps, better weapon balancing and more. There's a 9.4...


"How about you go play MoH, and let us play what we'd like to."

- Sapiens see all 17 comments

DOD3.0 Today For Real

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 11, 2002 12:44pm PDT

Just got an email announcing that Day of Defeat 3.0 will actually be released today. The client release should be at 5PM Central.


"GASP ! That looked like "DOOM3.0 Today for real" for a second. I need to be changed..."

- Ra5putin see all 18 comments

Day of Defeat Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 06, 2002 10:22am PDT

There's a Day of Defeat 3.0 Q&A on HomeLAN Fed, John Morello of the Day of Defeat team about the new version of this popular WW2 mod for Half-Life....


"my problem with single elimination rounds it that usualy there arn't enough players on each team ..."

- magila see all 2 comments

Day of Defeat v3.0 & Valve

By Steve Gibson, Jul 03, 2002 3:27pm PDT

Just got the PR from the folks at Valve Software on this one. It looks like the Day of Defeat mod team has decided to get a bit more buddy buddy...


"Maybe a while back, but anymore HL's tech is just too limited to make me want to mod it. I'm ..."

- Vorlonesque see all 64 comments

Day of Defeat Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 30, 2002 9:29am PDT

GameHelper has posted a new article looking at the upcoming version 3.0 of Day of Defeat, the popular WW2 mod for Half-Life. There's info on new...


"Ya, I haven't played in a long while just because of maps like that. It isn't the only one that ..."

- Kiriakos see all 23 comments

Mod Expo @ CPL

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 19, 2002 5:33pm PDT

Got an email from Valve announcing the fourth Half-Life Mod Expo. Unlike previous years, it won't be held in San Francisco but rather in Dallas, TX...


" where the hell is condition-zero? do they have a bunch of monkey/hawks programming that game or ..."

- Hathcock2500 see all 5 comments

Half-Life Server Files

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 11, 2002 8:04pm PDT

Valve has released the latest Half-Life server files, in anticipation of tomorrow's client upgrade. There are full downloads and upgrades for Linux...


" This will go away at 11:00 a.m. PST (about 2 hours from right now). Erik"

- Erik Johnson see all 19 comments

HL v1.1.1.0 & CS v1.5 Dates

By Steve Gibson, Jun 10, 2002 1:45pm PDT

Valve Software has sent along word on the release date for the upcoming Half-Life and Counter-Strike releases. In an attempt to be cool, we'll be...


" Just go to add/remove programs in Windows and select Powertoys and click the "Change" button. ..."

- fLiPSider see all 57 comments

Half-Life Change List

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 01, 2002 9:17am PDT

Over at CS Nation you can find the change list for the upcoming Half-Life patch. According to another update on that site, the patch is now due...


" Yeah, there are loads of linguistic bugs in languages other than english that have been present ..."

- lord of tError see all 11 comments