half-life News


Natural Selection Released

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 31, 2002 12:13pm PST

A new Half-Life mod has been released, called Natural Selection. This mod mixes action and strategy, and you play as either marines or aliens. Lots...


"While I don't think the language was necessary, I must say that I DO agree. I'm not a mercury ..."

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HL Mod News

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 29, 2002 6:41am PST

Some Half-Life mod news this morning. A map development kit for the Gladiator mod is now available, and the first release of The Specialists is out.


"That Specialists mod is pretty damn fun, you can see that put some work into it."

- Skeez187 see all 2 comments

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"

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