Half-life News (PC)

Mod team "grateful beyond expression" to Valve as 'Half-Life co-op' goes standalone

Posted: 17.07.2013 by Technet2k

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Sven Co-op turns the original Half-Life campaign, as well as others, into a playable co-op experience. Valve is so impressed they're supporting a full standalone version to release over Steam.

That means you wouldn't need to buy Half-Life or it's add-ons in order to enjoy the Sven Co-op mod, which is currently at version 4.8. They get total control over the engine.

Valve titles now available on Impulse

Posted: 01.02.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Impulse, the digital distributor now owned by videogame retailer GameStop, has announced that select Valve titles will now be available for purchase on the service.

Valve: 'It would be fun to remake Half-Life 1'

Posted: 16.03.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Gabe Newell has started hinting around that it would be "fun" to remake the original Half-Life in HD.

During Episode 48 of the Steamcast podcast, Newell replied to a question that if there were a remake of the game from 1998, if the cut content would be restored, "No, I think we'd just invent new stuff. I mean, I think we're much better game designers and developers than we were back then. It'd be fun to go back and do a remake."

Valve had submarine game plans, studio 'could end up revisiting'

Posted: 23.02.2011 by Technet2k

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Before Half-Life cemented PC developer Valve in most gamers' hearts forever, Gabe Newell reveals they had plans to release a submarine title.

The boss says that no idea 'ever really dies' at Valve, it's more a question of "how long until we get around" to it. It's their "furthest back" unshipped project.