• Gravity Gun
  • Modders have added the 'Half-Life' Gravity Gun and Gordon Freeman's HEV suit into 'Grand Theft Auto V', allowing players to make Los Santos one step closer to City 17. (gamerant.com)
  • The player character is equipped with a small armory of weapons from Half-Life 2 at the beginning of the level, including a pistol, shotgun, crossbow, and gravity gun. (wikipedia.org)
  • Objects thrown with the gravity gun are also effective, especially if the player catches some of their flechettes with the object before hurling it (one of the in-game Achievements). (wikipedia.org)
  • Part-way through the game, Gordon acquires the Gravity Gun, which allows him to draw distant objects towards himself or forcefully push them away, as well as the ability to manipulate larger and heavier objects that he cannot control without the weapon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Black Mesa Res
  • Most of the game is set in a remote desert area of New Mexico in the Black Mesa Research Facility, a fictional complex that bears many similarities to both the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Area 51, at some point during the 2000s. (wikipedia.org)
  • enemies
  • Where other first-person shooters might immediately grant you a giant arsenal and tell you to shoot everything in sight, Half-Life 2 utilizes quieter strengths: good artificial intelligence, for example, great controls, a terrific physics engine, and pheromone-based pods that can summon a giant insect army to attack your enemies. (insidemacgames.com)
  • Throughout the games, the player primarily battles with transformed humans as well as synthetic and mechanical enemies that are the product of Combine technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hunter serves as one of the most dangerous enemies within the game and as means of emotional development for Alyx Vance. (wikipedia.org)
  • scripted sequences
  • Unlike many other games at the time the player has almost complete uninterrupted control of Freeman, and the story is told through scripted sequences seen through his eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike most of its peers at the time, Half-Life used scripted sequences, such as a Vortigaunt ramming down a door, to advance major plot points. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compared to most first-person shooters of the time, which relied on cut-scene intermissions to detail their plotlines, Half-Life's story is told mostly by means of scripted sequences, keeping the player in control of the first-person viewpoint. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game is viewed from the perspective of the player character, and plot information is imparted through scripted sequences rather than cutscenes. (wikipedia.org)
  • source
  • This is the fulfilled promise of the Source engine port of Half-Life as made by the developers all those years ago - if you thought Half-Life: Source was awesome, you're going to have a heart attack today. (slashgear.com)
  • This full reconstruction of Half-Life uses Source to what the developers describe as its "fullest potential" with enlarged level sizes, art detail, and code features galore. (slashgear.com)
  • A copy of any Source Engine game (as seen here) . (slashgear.com)
  • An anonymous insider source at Valve discusses the elusive Half-Life 3, indicating that the game has never been far in development, and likely won't ever release. (gamerant.com)
  • Half-Life: Source features the Havok physics engine and improved effects for water and lighting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Half-Life: Source was met with mixed reviews. (wikipedia.org)
  • Black Mesa began as the combination of two independent volunteer projects, each aiming to do just that: completely recreate Half-Life using Source. (wikipedia.org)
  • Half-Life: Source Overhaul Project was announced one month later. (wikipedia.org)
  • A game is considered standalone when it does not require the purchase or installation of any other game (including separate engine software such as the Source SDK) in order to run. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sequel has similar mechanics as Half-Life, including health-and-weapon systems and periodic physics puzzles, except with the newer Source engine and improved graphics. (wikipedia.org)
  • video games
  • It won over fifty PC "Game of the Year" awards and is considered one of the greatest video games of all time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the course of development, Gearbox brought in a variety of outside talent from other areas of the video games industry to help bolster various aspects of design. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CPL's tournaments are open to all registrants, but due to the ESRB content rating of some video games, CPL competitions are restricted to participants age 17 or older. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game won 39 "Game of the Year" awards and the title of "Game of the Decade" at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most significant video games of all time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Download
  • I want to download this and hope it is a much better game, but i dont want to waste my time since it probably will still disapoint me, so lemme know. (megagames.com)
  • pauses
  • although the game is divided up into chapters, the only significant pauses are when the game needs to load the next part of an environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • weaponry
  • A limited selection of Half-Life's weaponry is allocated to the player to defend themselves with, although several new weapons such as a sniper rifle, combat knife and a variety of alien weaponry are also present in the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • The player is instead given access to a limited selection of Half-Life's original weaponry. (wikipedia.org)
  • player
  • Half-Life is a first-person shooter that requires the player to perform combat tasks and puzzle solving to advance through the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • the player sees "through his eyes" for the entire length of the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • it instead divides the game into chapters, whose titles flash on the screen as the player moves through the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game regularly integrates puzzles, such as navigating a maze of conveyor belts or using nearby boxes to build a small staircase to the next area the player must travel to. (wikipedia.org)
  • Late in the game, the player receives a "long jump module" for the HEV suit, which allows the player to increase the horizontal distance and speed of jumps by crouching before jumping. (wikipedia.org)
  • A player can choose one of two sides in this game - Rahmos or Resistance. (megagames.com)
  • Action Half-life also features a single player mode. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three types of Marines are featured in the game: the soldier will simply provide fire support for the player with a submachine gun, shotgun or machine gun, the combat medic is capable of healing the player and other non-player characters, while the engineer can cut through doors and remove obstacles, allowing the player and their squad to proceed unhindered. (wikipedia.org)
  • A variety of new alien non-player characters, labelled "Race X", appear in the game as well, often engaging in combat with the aliens from Xen. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, Lost Coast was the first video game developed by Valve to allow developers to explain various elements of design as the player progresses through the level. (wikipedia.org)
  • the player can carry a number of weapons that they find through the course of the game, though they must also locate ammunition for most weapons. (wikipedia.org)
  • During Half-Life 2's development, various concepts for Combine non-player characters were created and later cut. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another non-player character, the cremator, was conceptualized as a Combine laborer who cleaned the streets of bodies after a battle with an acid gun and although removed from the game, its head was featured in Eli Vance's laboratory. (wikipedia.org)
  • The player also starts without items, slowly building up their arsenal over the course of the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • These abilities are required to solve puzzles later in the game, and can also be used to great effect in combat, as any non-static object within proximity to the player has the potential to be used as a makeshift defense, such as a file cabinet, or a deadly projectile, such as a gasoline can or buzzsaw blade. (wikipedia.org)
  • the story proceeds via exposition from other characters and in-world events, and the player is able to control Gordon for the entirety of the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • This serves to foreshadow many of the challenges the player will face, as well as the labyrinth-like structure of the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dota
  • A Vietnamese beta tester has leaked the entire game client for Dota 2, and the Internet is on fire as the code is picked clean like a desert carcass. (gameinformer.com)
  • Team Liquid has parsed out some information from the Dota 2 game code. (gameinformer.com)
  • weapon
  • The game takes a little while to get going--it ll take about half an hour to obtain your hazardous environment suit and get your hands on the game s first weapon, the mighty crowbar--but it s worth the wait. (insidemacgames.com)
  • similar
  • Female Combine assassins, similar to black operations assassins featured in the first game, were planned but later abandoned, although they appear in the Half-Life 2: Survivor arcade game. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game features numerous "achievements" (similar to PlayStation 3's Trophies and Xbox Live's Achievements) for carrying out certain tasks. (wikipedia.org)
  • reviewers
  • Other reviewers, however, thought that the game still had many of the negative aspects of other expansion packs, although it was still regarded as an exceptional add-on. (wikipedia.org)
  • The atmosphere generated by the dystopian Combine state has been praised by reviewers, although the artificial intelligence of the transhuman Combine characters was thought to be inferior to that of other characters in Half-Life 2. (wikipedia.org)
  • contributions
  • Game Walkthroughs & FAQs Walkthroughs, in-depth FAQs, and other helpful contributions from the community. (ign.com)
  • This issue was primarily written by the current staff of PC Gamer with contributions by former PCXL staff including Rob Smith and Dan Egger. (wikipedia.org)
  • combat
  • Other cuts included a variety of alien Combine soldiers that would have complemented the transhuman soldiers in the game and a number of synthetic combat machines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sequences involving vehicles are interspersed throughout the game, breaking up moments of combat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eclipse is an action/adventure game featuring puzzles and combat. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are two game modes in Natural Selection: Classic and Combat. (wikipedia.org)
  • gamers
  • Clever gamers uncover hidden maps mistakenly released in a VR performance test, based on Half-Life and Left 4 Dead, as well as a possible Left 4 Dead 3 survivor. (gamerant.com)
  • made
  • Half Life 2D is Short, adventure platform game made by Valve fans. (moddb.com)
  • The only way that something like this would be legal is if you made the game free, and then made it so that when it starts up, it somehow loads the half life models without actually copying them. (facepunch.com)
  • Also a bonus level was made freely available called Half-Life 2: The Lost Coast . (osnn.net)
  • Progress
  • Throughout the game, a mysterious figure known (but not actually referred to in-game) as the "G-Man" regularly appears and seems to be monitoring Freeman's progress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some are essential to game progress, such as helping fight off an antlion invasion, or defeating the first Hunters. (wikipedia.org)
  • release
  • Reddit user liquidsys spots a poster in the lobby of Valve's building that teases a release party for Half-Life 3 to take place today, on April Fools. (gamerant.com)
  • After release, a new capture the flag mode with additional levels, items and powerups, was created by Gearbox for the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • Independent Games Fe
  • Flipside was an Independent Games Festival 2008 Finalist and received Mod DB's 2007 Editor's Choice award. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 10th Annual Independent Games Festival Archived 2008-12-16 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Weekday Warrior received the Best Mod and best Best Singleplayer FPS Mod awards in the 2007 Independent Games Festival. (wikipedia.org)
  • Players
  • At its peak CAL was one of the largest online gaming leagues in North America with 20,000 teams and over 600,000 registered players. (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • Why would you make a brand new roleplaying game when you could just fire up The Specialists or Gmod and go at it already? (facepunch.com)
  • I would kill to be able to make a game at all. (megagames.com)
  • that's an event where developers make small games over a short period of time typically based on a single theme. (technobuffalo.com)
  • Developers partaking in the "Epistle 3 Jam" are tasked with using Laidlaw's post as the basis for any type of Half-Life game they want to make, and they have just over two months to toss in their submissions. (technobuffalo.com)
  • Level designers have shortened or modified some areas of the game that "didn't make any sense", or were "tedious" in the original. (wikipedia.org)
  • instead
  • Instead of button-orientated puzzles from Half-Life, environmental puzzles are also introduced with makeshift mechanical systems, revolving around the player's new ability to pick up, move, and place objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • battles
  • citation needed] Every night, the staffs of PC Gamer and PCXL would challenge each other to massive team on team Rainbow Six battles. (wikipedia.org)