40°
Submitted by ssb3173 978d ago | opinion piece

Black Mesa Does Half-Life Justice

Black Mesa, formerly known as Black Mesa: Source, is a remake of Valve's very first game. It makes use of the Source engine which, while hardly cutting edge, does allow for the game to look vastly improved over the original. Valve itself ported Half-Life to the Source engine years ago, though it was hardly a major overhaul. Black Mesa takes things a significant step further: everything has been built from scratch, including not only new and improved graphics, but also an excellent new soundtrack, new voice acting, larger map sizes, and more. The game both looks and sounds better than Half-Life: Source, and really, it's superior in most every way. The AI, particularly that of friendlies, is the one glaring weak point from my experience; it was always a crapshoot whether it would attack enemies, and it never made much of an effort to avoid being attacked. (Black Mesa, PC)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

The Co-op Podcast #119: Which Company Will Have The Better E3 Strategy?

10m ago - Gary Swaby at The Koalition writes: "Welcome to episode 119 of The Co-op Podcast. With E3 now... | Industry
40°

The 5 Best PS4 Exclusives (So Far)

11m ago - MenStuff takes a look back at the PS4's life-cycle (so far) to see which exclusive games stand ou... | PS4
Ad

Visit CGMagazine: The Culture of Games

Now - CGM is for the mature audience of comics and games that wants more out of their media than just a review score. | Promoted post
30°

The 10 Best Konami Games Ever Made

11m ago - Daniel Kurland, GIZORAMA - "Konami is certainly one of the heaviest hitters out there when it com... | PS2
20°

PressureCast Seventy-Nine: E3 is Doomed

11m ago - Doom comes to E3, YouTube announces 60fps streaming and Crossy Road teams up with Pac-Man. | Culture
30°

Destiny House of Wolves Review - Duuro

19m ago - House of Wolves is not a just DLC, it is an old school expansion pack as the amount of content it... | Xbox 360