Half-Life Writer Marc Laidlaw Shares What Looks Like the Plot of Half Life 2: Episode 3

As far as absent video games go, none are quite so lusted after like the Half Life 2: Episode 3 - now more widely referred to as Half Life 3. Valve won't even tell us if the game is still in development, but former Half-Life writer Marc Laidlaw seems to have given us a glimpse at what the plot could have been. Read More >>

The Half Life 2 City Scanner Comes to Life With a Sweet Drone Mod

Modder Valplushka gave a thorough overhaul to a quadcopter and brought to life the single most annoying enemy in Half-Life 2. All this time, the dystopian haunts of City 17 were just a town in modern day Russia. Read More >>

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet Gets a Little Sweeter

The Nvidia Shield Tablet isn't for everyone, but it's a pretty solid Android machine. It's about to get even better in three distinct ways: Android 5.0 Lollipop, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, and a whole bunch of absolutely free streaming games. Read More >>

Half-Life 3 Could Go Multi-Platform as Steam OS Exclusive Rumours Are Squashed

Wanna continue the adventures of Half-Life's Doctor Gordon Freeman on the PS4 or Xbox One? It could well be possible, as Valve have moved to dispel rumours that their fledgling Steam OS is a vehicle to house first-party exclusive titles. Read More >>

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How the Amazing Gravity Gun From Half-Life Was Created

Of all the guns in all the sci-fi games, the Gravity Gun has to be the coolest of them all. Renewable and incredibly deadly, especially when shooting buzzsaws at people, it's just sublime. And here's how Alyx Vance created it. Read More >>

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Even the Scientists Are Awesome in Black Mesa

I know it's not actually a Valve-produced game, but the Half-Life retelling, Black Mesa, certainly has all the trappings of one. From an immersive story and solid action to impressive dialogue and great character animation -- just listen to the scientists discuss the disaster that was the previous Black Mesa experiment; such amazing attention to detail. Read More >>

Black Mesa Is Now Available, and For Absolutely Nothing too

Fancy replaying the classic Half-Life like you've never seen it before, and for the fantastic price of absolutely free? After literally years of waiting, Black Mesa is finally available, so, get downloading, and relive the epic trials and tribulations of Gordon Freeman all over again. Read More >>

Pac-Man Ghost Salt and Pepper Pots Are Your Retro-Kitchen-Essentials Deals of the Day

Take a look at your dinner table. Pretty mundane isn't it? Sure, there are knives, forks, spoons, and a few plates and that – but is there anything to remind you of vintage arcade game Pac-Man? No, no there isn't. Read More >>

Black Mesa is Classic Half-Life Resurrected In Glorious Graphical Detail (and It’s Nearly Here)

After eight years of work, fans are about to release an updated and expanded version of the classic Half-Life. Called Black Mesa, the renovated game has been put together using programming tools released by Valve, to give the original epic game a much deserved graphical kick in the pants. Read More >>

This Is the Future of Internet Games

The days are numbered for those rubbishy Flash-based games that litter the time-waster game space. We’ve already seen Quake III Arena play in your browser, but that needed a plug-in. Now meet the Half-Life Headcrab that’s rendered, incredibly, using just HTML5 and WebGL – now this is what I call internet gaming. Read More >>