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  • Blog Post: Valve Publishes Free Comic Book Day Catch-Up Comic For Team Fortress 2

    Today is free comic book day, and in honor of the sort-of holiday, Valve has published a comic to catch readers up on its ongoing Team Fortress 2 comic book. The comic has been published for free quarterly by Valve for some time. It recently published its third issue. Valve has offered the catch-up comic... More
  • Blog Post: Speedrun Group Defeats Half-Life Record Beating The Game In Just Over 20 Minutes

    A new record has been set for speedrunning Half-Life by a group of talented, and devoted speedrunners completing the game – on hard – in 20 minutes and 41 seconds. The group, which posted its run as quadrazid on YouTube , has been working on perfecting this speedrun since 2010. It breaks... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What Has Been The Best Year For Video Games?

    With 2013 behind us, we can all agree that it was a fantastic year for video games. Was it the best year for video games? Or is there another, more impressive year? 2013 saw new Sony and Microsoft consoles, but it also saw a slew of excellent video games that we will surely be discussing and playing... More
  • Blog Post: Black Mesa To Be Sold On Steam

    Black Mesa, which was among the first games to be Greenlit on Steam, will soon be available on Steam as a retail product. The free Half-Life 2 mod remade the original Half-Life, bringing the first chapter of Valve’s revolutionary franchise up to par with modern shooters. The collection of Half... More
  • Blog Post: Valve's Pipeline Program Will Help Introduce Hopeful Young Game Designers To The Industry

    Valve has announced a new program called Pipeline designed to help teenagers interested in video game design answer some of their questions about the industry. The program will help both Valve and young game designers. Valve has always hired industry veterans with lots of experience, but it has hired... More
  • Blog Post: Gordon Freeman and Chell Go On A Date

    We've known that the worlds of Half-Life and Portal are connected if not entirely the same, but what would happen if Gordon Freeman and Chell were to find their way to one another? What would happen if that meeting weren't an accident? Mike Ngary has envisioned just such an encounter. The video... More
  • Blog Post: Modder Adds A Whole Lot Of Doom To Half-Life 2

    What is the one thing Half-Life 2 has been missing all these years? Doom's weapons and enemies, of course. The video below comes from YouTube user GhorsHammer who added Doom's weapons and enemies to Gordon Freeman's world using the always entertaining Garry's Mod. Freeman is used to fighting... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Trust J.J. Abrams With Film Adaptations Of Portal And Half-Life?

    Director J.J. Abrams was recently handed the director’s chair for the new Star Wars film, and while at this year’s D.I.C.E. Conference, he announced that a deal had been made with Valve for a series of adaptations based on some of their video game properties. Abrams and Valve president and... More
  • Blog Post: Gabe Newell And J.J. Abrams Talk About Future Collaboration At D.I.C.E.

    Two of the most acclaimed and powerful content creators in entertainment might be joining forces in the future. At their D.I.C.E. keynote, Gabe Newell and Star Trek director J.J. Abrams hinted at some future collaborations. While no specific projects were confirmed, the pair did talk about some of their... More
  • Blog Post: Half-Life 2 VR Head And Gun-Tracking Mod Looks Great

    We recently posted a news story showing off a Half-Life 2 mod that uses a camera to sense player’s head movements, allowing them to carefully peak around corners. A new head and gun-tracking mod has arrived on the scene that puts the previous effort to shame. Oculus Rift developer Nathan Andrews... More
  • Blog Post: Morgan Freeman Cosplays Gordon Freeman In GTA IV Mod

    Have you ever noticed that Gordon Freeman, silent protagonist of the the Half-Life series, and academy award winning actor Morgan Freeman have very similar names? And that neither has anything to do with the Grand Theft Auto series? The mod seen in the video below comes from YouTube user wapeddell ,... More
  • Blog Post: Half-Life Finally Makes It's Way To Macs

    Half-Life originally came out for PCs back in 1998, but the game never released on Mac software even though its sequel did. Finally Mac owners can purchase the original Half-Life through Steam. Could this recent release of the original Half-Life mean that Valve is prepping to announce Half-Life 3? No... More
  • Blog Post: Half-Life Statue Presents A Contemplative Gordon Freeman

    Gaming Heads has announced its newest statue, Gordon Freeman of Half-Life fame. The 1/4 scale statue features Freeman looking at the item in his hand, contemplating what his life has become. Also, I did not edit or crop the photo below. That is one of the images in the gallery. Head here to check it... More
  • Blog Post: Mod Turns Half-Life Into A Dragon Ball Z Fighting Game

    It's a strange match, using the original Half-Life's engine to create a fan-made Dragon Ball Z fighting game, but it looks like it works. Screenshots for the mod show an impressive collection of characters, both obscure and popular, and they are all apparently equipped with signature moves. You... More
  • Blog Post: Footage From Arkane's Canceled Half-Life Game Surfaces

    Half-Life news is like a bigfoot sighting. Something pops up every once in a while, but then it's shot down as a fake or wishful thinking from the true believers. Some footage has popped up that's purportedly from a canceled Arkane Half-Life project, however, and it looks more legit than a guy... More
  • Blog Post: Telltale Would Love To Make A Star Wars Game

    Telltale is currently riding high on the success of its Walking Dead series, but that's not the only hot property that the company would like to work on. That list includes franchises like Halo, Half-Life, and Star Wars. While speaking with Red Bull UK (of all places), Telltale CEO and co-founder... More
  • Blog Post: Half-Life 2 Gets A Jurassic Park Upgrade

    Sadly the best Jurassic Park game might be a mod to a nearly nine-year-old game. Half-Life finds a way in this new Jurassic Park mod for Half-Life 2. A group of devoted fans recently released this trailer for a Jurassic Park mod of Half-Life 2. The trailer looks amazing, and it makes us wonder why no... More
  • Blog Post: Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun Replica On The Way

    After a successful run of replica Portal guns , NECA is looking a little further back into Valve's game library for it's next project. The Zero Point Energy Field Manipulator, or Gravity Gun to those folks who prefer their weapon's names to have fewer than 13 syllables, is from Half-Life... More
  • Blog Post: Kinect Support Coming To Garry's Mod

    Garry's Mod, the sandbox editor for Valve's Source engine, should be getting Kinect support soon. The creator of Garry's mod, Garry, has been posting videos showing off his Kinect experiments and posted on Twitter that an update should be coming through soon. Garry's Mod is responsible... More
  • Blog Post: This Is What Happens When Gordon Meets Chell

    It doesn't matter that Gordan Freeman's timeline doesn't quite match up with Chell's. The two share a common fictional universe, and that's more than enough to allow them to meet. I admit, I don't remember Chell's Portal gun having the ability to evaporate enemies, nor do... More
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