Half-Life Archive


Half-Life now officially available for Linux and Mac OSX

The 1998 smash-hit first person shooter Half-Life has been officially ported to Linux and Mac OSX.

For reasons unknown, the Steam page doesn’t actually list Mac and Linux as being supported, but we’re being told otherwise.


Gordon Freeman action figure coming this September from NECA

The silent hero of the Half-Life series, Gordon Freeman, will be available in action figure form this September, courtesy of NECA.

The figure will set you back $US18, and has twenty points of articulation, a crowbar, gravity gun and a head crab.

You can preorder the figure here.


Video Game Ad of the Day: Half-Life for Dreamcast

The cancellation of this was like a sweep to the last legs of the Dreamcast.

Half-Life was a smash hit on the PC, and plans were quickly brought together to take the game to the Dreamcast. They were even planning to give the Dreamcast version a few exclusive levels in the form of Half-Life: Blue Shift. However, the game was cancelled just days before release, and Blue Shift was redirected for release on the PC.