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Submitted by LewisDenby 578d ago | news

Black Mesa mod released: Download the Half-Life remake after 8 years of development

The Black Mesa mod, which recreates the original Half-Life in the Source Engine, has finally been released – and you can now download it after eight years of development by its huge team. (Black Mesa, Black Mesa: Source, PC)

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Letros  +   578d ago
Epic!
SPAM-FRITTER-123  +   578d ago
This is why i love PC gaming.

Our Modding community is amazing and We don't pay for 8 year old remakes.

i will Grab this on steam when its out on there as ill be playing on modded 8v8 Left4Dead2 servers all weekend.
noprin  +   578d ago
idd epic
well done,they did great
LightofDarkness  +   578d ago
Weekend: sorted.
Parappa  +   578d ago
I still never played the Half-Life games...Even when they were 75% off. Probably because there are so many different versions of them (seriously, which ones should I be playing?). I'll still try this out though.
FragMnTagM  +   578d ago
there are two. One has two expansions.

Start with Half Life 1, then Half Life 2, then the two expansions for two.

There is also a deathmatch which doesn't have a whole lot to with the games at all.

Then there is the Lost Coast which is basically a tech demo.
killerhog  +   578d ago
There's actually 2 full games, 2 spin-offs and 2 expansions.

Half life
Half life: Blue shift (Barney the security guard story from half life 2)
Half life: oppose force (the story of the marines)
Half life 2
Half life 2: episode 1
Half life 2: episode 2

If you have a DC you can play half life 1 and blueshift on one disc (like I did)
Or half life on the ps2 which also comes with those two chicks story (like I also did)
Then the orange box which comes with all the half life 2 (like I did)
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LewisDenby  +   578d ago
Opposing Force came first, actually, and it wasn't a combined story - it was the story seen through the eyes of one of the cover-up soldiers. :-)
kharma45  +   578d ago
If anyone is struggling for a download link that works I recommend this one

http://www.shacknews.com/fi...
ChemicalWorld  +   578d ago
thanks for the link. torture waiting for the download to finish though. :(
Cajun Chicken  +   578d ago
Can't wait to play this and have Barney let me out of the tram.
Bladesfist  +   578d ago
I am going to play this and then two to see what I have been missing.
solar  +   578d ago
Woot!!
Buljo  +   578d ago
I'll get it once it's on Steam. Should be soon enough. All the other downloads are painfully slow.
wastedcells  +   578d ago
Amazing. Especially for those who missed it.
Burnin  +   578d ago
this guy....

Well I have to admit I wasn´t always a Half-life fan... For me it was no different than Doom or Quake at that time... hell I had more fun playing Duke nukem 3d

When the Orange Box came out I decided to give it a try since I had already played Portal & already knew about the Cinematic Mod (7.0 at that time)... I loved it!

Now I couldn´t do the same with HL1... Despite I already knew this was the game that started all, I just couldn´t go back the 90´s. I saw the videos I and told myself, there´s no way I can play that. Then Black Mesa surfaced more as a "what if" project rather than a real posibility. Now is here!!!
SilentNegotiator  +   578d ago
......I don't believe it. I just don't.

8 years of waiting and it just poops onto the internet with almost no fanfare? WHAT DA FLIP
XB1_PS4  +   577d ago
DAMNIT, I'm at work. I wanna play really bad. It hurts my soul waiting for this. They deserved for me to take off of work to download this.
wastedcells  +   569d ago
It's free people. FREE

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