Half-Life

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VideoVideo: Playing Black Mesa, the Half-Life for today

The community remake that became a Valve-sanctioned full release.

VideoHalf-Life fan film premiered online

Beyond Black Mesa took 2 years to make.

FeatureOpening the Valve

Part 2: On Warren Spector, Alyx, and the importance of playtesting.

Key events

Half-Life has a new patch, 19 years after launch

These are extraordinary times.

Chet Faliszek has left Valve

Portal and Left 4 Dead writer runs out of Steam.

Former Valve employee is suing the company for $3.1m

Alleges developer exploited minors for free labour, discriminated against transgender staff.

FeatureThe man who sent his game to Gabe Newell in a briefcase

A chance encounter and an unlikely tale.

VideoVideo: Playing Black Mesa, the Half-Life for today

The community remake that became a Valve-sanctioned full release.

Half-Life 1 remake Black Mesa out on Steam Early Access

Campaign 85% done, release includes multiplayer.

Steam Music Player lets you listen to your music while you play

Half-Life and Portal soundtracks DLC going free.

Half-Life speed run world record set at 20:41

Besting the previous record by nine minutes.

Valve reveals specs of its Steam Machine prototype

Combines high-end power with a living-room-friendly form factor.

FeatureMinerva matter: The Half-Life 2 mod that opened the gates of Valve

Adam Foster's two-and-a-half-year job application for the world's most enigmatic game developer.

J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell want to collaborate on movies, games

UPDATE: Abrams really is in talks with Valve about Half-Life/Portal movies. "It's as real as anything in Hollywood ever gets."

Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

Oh they'll induct anyone have they no standards etc..

Gabe Newell confirms Valve working on Source 2

Waiting for a game to release it with. What could that be?

Short and tense Half-Life fan film well worth a watch

Made for $3000 - it wasn't Freeman.

Half-Life Black Mesa mod gameplay videos hit the internet

"Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain! The Great Oz has spoken!"

Valve on Valve Time: "It's charming. It's kind of a compliment."

Plus, we ask, what's taking Half-Life 3 so long?

Newell: Valve wants its games "more baked" before revealing them

"We're acutely aware of how much we annoy our fans."

VideoHalf-Life fan film premiered online

Beyond Black Mesa took 2 years to make.

Half-Life is ten, buy it cheap

I'd buy that for a dollar. Or 98 cents.

Valve bundles 22 games for USD 99

Includes Left 4 Dead. Bargain!

FeatureOpening the Valve

Part 2: On Warren Spector, Alyx, and the importance of playtesting.

FeatureOpening the Valve

Gabe Newell and co. on Hollywood, Episode One and future expansions.

Half-Life

Review - one of history's top shooters finds it way onto the PlayStation 2, but is it worth it all over again?