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Black Mesa Source vs. Half-Life Screenshot Comparison

OXCGN:

"If you’re a gamer of substantial experience, the past few years may make you believe in miracles.

Duke Nukem Forever finally saw the light of day, essentially making sales on the premise that the game had actually come out.

Now, another miraculous instance has occurred: the long-awaited Half-Life remake modification for Half-Life 2, Black Mesa Source, has been released.

Take a gander at the tremendous difference in fourteen years of graphical fidelity below."

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Proeliator1478d ago

Even if the source engine they used isn't the most modern (as in CS:GO)... WOW!

Raf1k11478d ago

They've been at it for ages. I'm just glad they've finally released it.

da_2pacalypse1477d ago

The amount of detail which is present at every single point of the game shows why it took them 8 years to make it. This is a work of art.

BattleAxe1477d ago (Edited 1477d ago )

Well if its as boring as HL2, I'll save my money.

Hooshuwashu1478d ago

everyone needs to download this mod and support the people who created it. It's like experiencing HL for the first time again.

SnotyTheRocket1478d ago

never played HL, im getting this.

Bimkoblerutso1477d ago

Yeah, they did a very, VERY good job with it. Seriously.

shackdaddy1478d ago (Edited 1478d ago )

I'm having such a hard time dwnlding this. It's killing me how retarded my computer is acting right now after I've waited so long to play this mod D:

Proeliator1478d ago

I was surprised at the optimization.. a few stutters here and there, but overall a very impeccable presentation.

The first time you get blood on your crowbar... I needed new pants.

Hooshuwashu1478d ago

It took me a while to get it downloaded too =/ direct download was moving at no more than 100 kb/s, so I had to use the torrent.

sorceror1711478d ago

Use bittorrent. Played some tonight and it's really impressive, and fun. Just enough updates to keep it fresh, but still a lot enhanced deja vu.

sarydactl1478d ago

Those are pretty amazing differences.

pr0digyZA1478d ago

Ive only gone a little into the first chapter but you can really see these guys loved the "source material". Feels like playing half-life for the first time again- was really strange but great.

If you cant start it up get source sdk (either from steam or from a source released game, I used left for dead 2).

Hooshuwashu1478d ago

They've made a TINY bit of creative changes, but they're for the better.

I laugh at those complaining about some of the voice acting though.. it's a free mod people!!

gaminoz1478d ago

I can't believe some people work so hard on something free

CaptCalvin1474d ago

They modernized the lines a bit but haven't changed the tone. The scientists were supposed to sounded very deliberately snobbish and they replicated that in this remake. Some kids these days take everything too seriously

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