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Time to bash some headcrabs: Black Mesa is now available


11:00 AM on 09.14.2012
Time to bash some headcrabs: Black Mesa is now available photo



Black Mesa, the long awaited and long delayed Half-Life fan remake done in the Source engine is now freely available on the developer's website. Don't worry, I checked and it's not a link to a Rick Astley video. I can't believe it either. The server is taking a serious hit, so I recommend going to Shack News for now.

Since this mod has really become more than "just a mod," we'll be posting a full review of the game and maybe even some early impressions later today that should answer questions some of you will have about this ambitious project.

Will it be better than Half-Life or at least a good trip down memory lane? Time to find out!








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5:00 PM on 11.19.2013
Black Mesa to be sold on Steam alongside free version

Having already been long cleared for release on Steam through Greenlight, the team behind Black Mesa has now announced that Valve is allowing this Half-Life remake to be sold on the platform. That'll be happening soon in addi...more



2:00 PM on 09.23.2012
Review: Black Mesa

Half-Life is a great game, but it's been over ten years since its release. What if Half-Life were made in 2007 instead of 1999? Black Mesa is a re-imaging of Half-Life using Source, the engine powering Half-Life 2. ...more



1:45 PM on 09.15.2012
Impressions: Black Mesa is awesome

Black Mesa is now available, I am playing it, and I can tell you that it's awesome. It is an amazing recreation of the original Half-Life with updated graphics and sounds. We'll have a review up soon. In the meantime, here's...more



9:30 AM on 09.02.2012
Black Mesa will come out September 14, world is ending

The President of the United States of America: "Good evening, men and women of America. At 5:42 PST, today, our elite crew of internet lurkers spotted a post from Black Mesa Source Project Leader Carlos Montero on the mod's o...more




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2:00 PM on 01.03.2014
Valve could've been successful just doing Half-Life

In an interview with The Washington Post, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell described the company's inner workings which have been the topic of discussion time and time again. Did you know, for instance, vacation time isn't tracke...more



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