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

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Chet Faliszek has left Valve

Portal and Left 4 Dead writer runs out of Steam.

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Former Valve employee is suing the company for $3.1m

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

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

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

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

Campaign 85% done, release includes multiplayer.

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

Half-Life and Portal soundtracks DLC going free.

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

Besting the previous record by nine minutes.

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Valve reveals specs of its Steam Machine prototype

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

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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.

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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."

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Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

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

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Gabe Newell confirms Valve working on Source 2

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

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

Made for $3000 - it wasn't Freeman.

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Half-Life Black Mesa mod gameplay videos hit the internet

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

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

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

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

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

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VideoHalf-Life fan film premiered online

Beyond Black Mesa took 2 years to make.

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Half-Life is ten, buy it cheap

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

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Valve bundles 22 games for USD 99

Includes Left 4 Dead. Bargain!

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FeatureOpening the Valve

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

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FeatureOpening the Valve

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

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Half-Life

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