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So that's what the bald Valve guy looks like

Live with a weird intro long enough and it becomes normalized. A dude with a valve in the back of his head? Don't worry about it. The guy before him with a plugged-up eye? He's fine. Play some Half-Life. Valve's logo splash screen has evolv...

 
 
 
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Half-Life: Alyx's firewater sloshes around real nice now

Half-Life: Alyx is full of a million tiny little touches that make it a splendidly neat VR game. You can wear a bucket on your head and it protects you from Barnacles. There's a fully-functioning piano in a hotel lobby. It's all a bunc...

 
 
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Valve's attempt to resurrect Artifact begins this week

You're probably vaguely aware of the situation regarding Valve's Artifact, but here's a brief recap. Released in late 2018 to a lot of promise from DOTA 2 fans, Artifact quickly crumbled and over the course of several months, its playerbase...

 
 
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Arkane's canceled Half-Life game didn't star Gordon Freeman

It's been long known that Valve contracted Arkane Studios in the mid-'00s to make a new Half-Life game. However, little was actually known about that project except that it was set in Ravenholm and that Valve canceled production befor...

 
 
 
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Leaked Steam loyalty program might offer discounts on games

In the face of competition from other digital PC game storefronts, Valve might be planning a loyalty program with hopes that it'll give consumers some extra incentive to shop on Steam. SteamDB developer and data miner Pavel Djundik found ev...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Half-Life: Alyx

Every so often we tackle dual reviews, where two authors share their takes on a game and provide a single combined score. What better game to bring that concept back than Half-Life: Alyx, the first new Half-Life game in ages. Gath...

 
 
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Half-Life: Alyx but for hoarders

This 16-second video completely speaks for itself. This is the sort of innovative spirit and can-do attitude that'll get us through these lean times. This is literal inventory management in a medium that has tried to eliminate any actions ...

 
 
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Half-Life: Alyx's first update mostly just improves turning

It's easy to think of an update that's turning-oriented as boring or insubstantial. But, in virtual reality, the locomotion of your character (and, hopefully, how it keeps you from feeling sick) is super important. That's the main focus of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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After 15 years of hard work, Black Mesa is finally out

Friends, Romans, countrymen, I never thought I'd live to see the day. The day when what started as a small fan project to update the classic shooter Half-Life into the (at-the-time) revolutionary Source engine would actually come to fruiti...

 
 
 
 




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Remedy and 505 can fuck right off with Will not be buying Control Ultimate Edition or any product from either developer or publisher in the Strongly encourage everyone to take a line in the sand approach w/ these next gen double upgrades

 
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