‘Half-Life 2: VR’ Mod Has Been Greenlit On Steam

Whether or not Half-Life 3 will ever see the light of day is something that we’re sure fans of the franchise are constantly wondering. With Valve seemingly teasing fans with cryptic clues, and with rumors suggesting that the game will never be launched, we’re sure many fans have been left frustrated.

Half-Life 2: Update Arriving On Steam, Free

The Half-Life 2: Update, which is Valve-endorsed and is a fan-created mod, will be releasing on Steam tomorrow, free of cost. Thanks to the Romanian modder, Filip Victor, who stepped in to release the last version of the graphics update for the game.

NVIDIA Shield Gets Half-Life 2 (And Portal)

After teasing us by sending a Half-Life crowbar late last week, NVIDIA and Valve have made it official: Half-Life 2 and Portal are coming to Android, but only on the NVIDIA Shield Android Portable Console for the time being. Portal was rumored since March, but NVIDIA “confirmed” Half-Life 2 somewhat last week by sending those green crowbars. This is a great exclusive that NVIDIA has struck here, given that both games […]

Half-Life 2 Could Be Arriving On The NVIDIA Shield

The NVIDIA Shield is an interesting device because it is a handheld gaming console powered by Android. We’ve seen such devices in the past, although the NVIDIA Shield does take things to the next level with its controls and design, not to mention its graphics as well. Now according to a recent report, Valve will be bringing Portal onto the Shield device next week, but that’s not all. Valve has […]


Half-Life 2 Reimagined With Unreal Engine Looks Gorgeous

Valve’s Half-Life 2 was released nearly 10 years ago and for a game released around that time, it looked pretty damn good. However fast forward 10 years, even die-hard Half-Life fans have to admit that the graphics are still to look a little dated, which is why a user called Logithx over at the Polycount website has decided to do something about it. We should note that the screenshots pictured […]

Gabe Newell Explains Why Valve Doesn’t Churn Out Half-Life Sequels

When will we be able to expect Half-Life 3? 2014? 2015? Well whatever it is, Valve seems to be denying the existence of the game at the moment, despite the mountain of rumors which we have been hearing about recently. After all Half-Life has to be one of the more iconic franchises in the video game industry and it would make sense for Valve to capitalize on that, wouldn’t it? […]

Half-Life 2 For Linux Makes Its Way Out Of Beta

Good news Linux gamers, it looks like Half-Life 2 for Linux has managed to make its way out of beta and is currently available for download on Steam for Linux, according to an announcement the company made earlier today. We know that Valve has been hard at work on Steam for Linux and has slowly been increasing the number of games that will support the Linux platform, and with the […]

Valve Denies Half-Life 3 Rumors

For gamers who are still playing Half-Life 2, you might have been shocked when you fired up the game earlier to discover the NPCs delivering their lines in Korean instead of your chosen language, and while it might have immediately been thought of as a bug to some, others read a little bit too much in between the lines than they should have. To that end some have speculated that […]

Half-Life 2 Gets Official Oculus Rift Support

We know that as far as official support is concerned, Valve’s Team Fortress 2 is currently being supported by the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, and if you were looking forward to playing more of Valve’s games using the VR headset, you’re in luck as Half-Life 2 gets official support via the opt-in beta version. This was revealed by Joe Ludwig, the Valve programmer who worked on the development of […]

Doom 2 Integrated Into Half-Life 2 Through gmDoom Mod Is Awesome

First-person shooters lately have been trying their absolute best to either make their games as visually appealing as possible by creating extremely realistic graphics or by making them stylized. But there’s something about old-school first-person shooter games that even though they look OK by today’s standards, you can certainly enjoy their unique experience. A new mod will soon be released that brings the feel of an old-school FPS to modern-day […]

Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop fetches $21,000 at auction

Remember the Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop that was put up for auction at the Penny Arcade Child’s Play Auction Dinner in December? The auction is over and it looks like we’ve got the results of how much it was sold for. According to the creator of the prop, Harrison Krix, the winning bid for the prop was an incredible $21,000! While the prop isn’t capable of pulling and shooting […]

Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop up for auction

If you’re a fan of Half-Life 2 and you’ve got a lot of money to spend, why not put it towards a good cause and get something you would love at the same time as well? Harrison Krix, a freelance props and replica artist has announced on his blog that he will be auctioning off his Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop at the Penny Arcade Child’s Play Auction Dinner. The […]

Steam game mod thieves caught in the act

If you’re a huge Half Life fan and have played the FPS in its entirety, sequels and all, then you will definitely have heard of Garry Newman as he has long been known as that famous Half Life 2 modder. Garry managed to set up a system that is able to catch pirates who are downloading ‘dodgy’ copies over Valve’s Steam games distribution service, thanks to a tweak in his […]

Microsoft Kinect works well with the Source engine

The Microsoft Kinect is probably one of the most exciting game controllers ever invented and we see a new way to use it almost every week. One of the latest ways to make use of the Kinect controller is to control characters in a game mod of Valve’s Source engine called Garry’s Mod. In case you didn’t know, Source is the engine that powers games like Half-Life 2 and Left […]