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Half Life Articles
Epic Games store now has a refund policy that resembles Steam's
Epic Games store made huge splashes as it barged into the digital distribution market. Some loved it, some hated its policies and the latter prompted Epic to update some of them. The latest update is the change to their refund policy.
Half-Life 2 and Portal 2 writer Erik Wolpaw has returned to Valve
Erik Wolpaw, the man who co-wrote Portal 2, both Half-Life 2 episodes and Left 4 Dead is back at Valve two years after he left the company. Wolpaw follows his colleague writer Jay Pinkerton who also returned to Valve in July last year.
Steam to launch game and video streaming apps for Android, iOS
When it comes to digital game downloading, Steam is most certainly a household name but Valve are looking to go even further with two streaming apps dubbed the Steam Link and Steam Video, both of which come with Android and iOS support.
Valve fined $3 million over Steam's refund policy in Australia
Valve's court case dating back to 2014 has come back to haunt them, when Australian judiciary found Steam's refund policy to be misleading. The High Court of Australia has dismissed Valve's appeal, which means they owe Aussies $3 million.
Final Fantasy XV to get a free demo next week, limited-time Half-Life pack available
Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition will be available via Origin, Steam and the Windows 10 store. The game's PC demo will go live on all those platforms on 26 February 2018. Each store will offer different pre-order bonuses.
Half-Life: A Place In The West - Chapter 3 is out now on Steam
Half-Life: A Place In The West - Chapter 3 is a fan-made comic that uses Half Life IP. Valve is in no way involved in the creation of the comic. The third chapter is out now exclusively on Steam and it builds on the events of the previous books.
What if Payne showed up for work instead of Freeman?
Blessed are the modders. Half-Payne puts the titular Max Payne in Gordon Freeman's shoes on the day of Resonance Cascade. After about a year in development the mod is nearing completion, and what is up for inspection now looks beyond promising.
Most memorable video games with creatures that are out of this world
This Saturday, I list five games with the most memorable aliens, in honour of the movie Alien: Covenant launching in theaters. No probing here guys, just good clean fun.
Super-duper memorable and fun quotes spoken by video game characters
Lines of dialogue and other spoken or written text in video games gives us a deeper understanding of the game and its lore. A good quote can make you think, other times laugh or rage quit, and here I'm listing a couple of each.
German version of Half-Life is not censored anymore
German censorship measures regarding Half-Life have now been lifted. This will mostly show in the, now human, enemy soldiers and the famous barnacles not spewing out a bunch of screws when killed.