Half-Life 2: Episode 1


Half-Life 2 Remastered Collection is fan-made but reportedly has Valve's "consent"

It's the next iteration of the free mod, Half-Life 2: Update.

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.

Feature | Minerva 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.

Screenshots of Half-Life 2 mod Minerva

A single-player story by a fan-turned-Valve-employee.

Acclaimed Half-Life 2 mod Minerva polished up and released on Steam

The mod that bagged Adam Foster a job at Valve.

Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

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

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."

10,000 Valve fans stage Half-Life 3 protest

But far less than 50,000 signed up to do so.

Half-Life 3 fan campaign staging mass gameplay session

Up to 29,000 gamers to play Half-Life 2 this Saturday.

Valve's Half-Life dev hampered by Steam?

Impulse maker Stardock draws parallels.

Why Chet Faliszek is Valve's Mr Awesome

"I walk around the hall with my iron fist."

Valve bundles 22 games for USD 99

Includes Left 4 Dead. Bargain!

Steam Cloud to launch this week

Centralise game data starting with L4D.

Chunky Orange Box PS3 patch released

Should remedy many of the problems.

Feature | Valve's Doug Lombardi

Chatting about Portal and whether Orange Box will return.

Review | The Orange Box

We pit EA's port against PC and 360.

Only 25% finished HL2 Ep1

Bizarre. Valve releases stats.

Feature | Opening the Valve

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

Feature | Opening the Valve

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

Half-Life 2 Episode 1 teasers

It's like Christmas Eve.

Half-Life Episode 3 confirmed

Plus: trailer for Ep 1 now showing.

HL2 Episode One pre-loading

Plus: headcrab plush toys!

HL2: Episode One delayed

While Gabe Newell talks story.

Half-Life 2: Episode 2 underway

Valve confirms its existence.

HL2 Aftermath renamed

Valve goes episodic.

HL2: Aftermath release date

And pricing, platinum pack news.

Half-Life 2: Aftermath slips

Who didn't see that coming.

HL2: Aftermath teaser trailer

Expounds expansion a little bit.

Valve spills Aftermath juice

More HL2 goodness coming soon.

HL2 Aftermath retail version confirmed

And Valve is currently shooting for a September release.

HL2: Lost Coast trailer

It's a weighty download, mind, but very pretty indeed. On Eurofiles now.

Quake 4, HL2 Aftermath: First Shots Fired

For those of you who haven't glanced right lately, we've got some PC FPS treats.

Feature | Half-Life 2: The Lost Coast

Valve gives a glimpse of its next-gen plans, providing more info on its single Half-Life 2 level for high end PCs.

Feature | Half-Life 2: Aftermath

Valve releases the first details of its expansion for last year's top PC title.