After more than 10 years of development, the fan-made re-imagining of Valve Software’s Half-Life has been released in 1.0 form this week to much deserved critical acclaim.
From the Steam store [link to game here]
"You are Gordon Freeman, a theoretical physicist at the Black Mesa Research Facility. When a routine experiment goes horribly wrong, you must fight your way through an interdimensional alien invasion, and a bloodthirsty military clean-up crew in order to save the science team... and the world!"
· Nineteen chapters of fighting through top-secret labs, running atop harsh desert landscapes, sneaking into abandoned railways, and leaping across dimensions
· Mind-Blowing graphics and effects, never before seen on the Source Engine
· Face off against an army of classic enemies, updated with new features and engaging AI
· Wield an arsenal of military hardware, scientific prototypes, and the iconic crowbar through incredibly detailed environments
· An all-new soundtrack and voice acting, creating a more immersive experience than ever before
· Also Multiplayer, Frag your friends in 10 iconic maps from the Half-Life Universe
If you’re not convinced yet and you’d like to take a trip down memory lane to see just how much of an improvement has been made over the original classic, Half-Life. PC Gamer are all over it, with a quick 4minute video of comparison footage.