Half-Life 2

The Abandoned Half-Life Project From Arkane Was Going to Star a Fan-Favorite Character

Ravenholm's Father Grigori would've been helped by a familiar fellow.

Mike Shapiro, Voice of the G-Man, Says the Next Game He's in Will Be Like Seeing an Old Friend Again

Shapiro chats with USgamer about the return of Half-Life and another "blast from the past" game project that's on the way.

Jurassic Life, a Long-Awaited Half-Life 2 Mod With Dinosaurs, Is Nearly Complete

Remember Trespasser? Imagine that, but with *good* physics.

Stay at Home, Play These Free Games, and Literally Save Lives

Whether made available because of the coronavirus pandemic or not, here are some free games you can enjoy in the coming days.

Steam Concurrents Sets Record Amid Coronavirus Quarantine While PSN and Xbox Live Hit With Server Issues

Steam just crossed 20 million concurrent users for the first time ever, a record that'll likely be smashed again soon.

For Black Mesa's Developers, the Reality of Launching After 15 Years Is Still Setting In

At PAX East 2020, we caught up with Black Mesa project lead Adam Engels less than a week before the official release of the long in-development Half-Life remake.

Half-Life 2 Celebrates its 15th Anniversary Today. Here's Why its Rushed Ending is Now its Biggest Strength

It had an annoying cliffhanger, no doubt. Then, Valve made things worse.

Half-Life 2, Portal Writer Erik Wolpaw Returns to Valve [Update: On a Contractual Basis]

Update: Wolpaw is not full-time at Valve.

Fallout from Laidlaw's Half Life 3 Post Continues as Players Bomb Dota 2 With Negative Reviews

Half Life 3 is back in blog form, and players aren't happy.

A Timeline of Half Life 3 Rumors, Boycotts, and Conspiracies

From Half-Life 2 to Marc Laidlaw's 'Epistle 3'

Half Life Writer Marc Laidlaw Publishes What Appears to be The Plot of Half Life 3

Half Life "Epistle 3" catches up with the adventures of Gertie Fremont.

Take a Moment to Drink in All the Soda Machines in Video Games

A cool (and refreshing) gamer is in the process of chronicling every vending machine that's appeared in games across the decades.

10 Years Ago, Half-Life 2: Episode One Began Valve's Biggest Broken Promise

While it set us up for disappointment, this first Half-Life 2 episode remains one of the few treasures from Valve's most interesting era.

USstreamer: Bob Tours through Half-Life 2: Episode One Today at 1:00pm PT/4:00pm ET [Now Archived on YouTube!]

Tune in for an exploration of Valve's first experiment with episodic content.

Retronauts Pries Into the Recently Old Half-Life 2

This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast explores one of the most anticipated and influential games of all time.

Half-Life 2 and Mixed Emotions

On the legendary shooter's 10th anniversary, Jeremy and Bob contemplate the tangle of fondness and frustration it inspires.

Retro Challenge: Six Challenge Runs Everyone Should Try

Looking to try something new? These Challenge Runs are not only fun, they will give you a greater appreciation for the games they appear in.

Rediscovering Half-Life 2 Deathmatch

Pete dodges flying toilets and exploding barrels as he revisits Valve's underappreciated multiplayer spinoff to Half-Life 2.