Half-Life 2 (2004)

Greetings! The post for today is this momentous thing I wrote over on the excellent Well Red Mage. It’s about Half-Life 2 and how incredible it is, so head on over if you fancy! Thanking you muchly – Mr. Wapojif

The Well-Red Mage

Half-Life 2

“Chernobyl is like the war of all wars. There’s nowhere to hide. Not underground, not underwater, not in the air.”
-Svetlana Alexievich, Voices from Chernobyl

FF3-NES-OnionKnight.pngThe following is a guest post by The Moronic Cheese Mage.”

Half-Life 2 is one of the best games of all time. If you’ve not yet stumbled across Valve’s masterpiece then waste no time in picking it up – I first played it in 2015 and immediately cursed the 11 years I’d lost in the interim. It’s available on Steam, Xbox 360, and the PS3 – you’ll find it, almost ridiculously, available at bargain bin price.

Now [steeling oneself]… whilst I, and some of other gamers, baulk at the relentlessly excessive reliance on first-person shooters by so many modern AAA developers, this one is different. It’s getting older now but, my word, it hardly shows. It’s a near-perfect gaming experience.

What exactly, then…

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  1. I jumped across and read your review – I agree, it looks fantastic, and yeah, I really must get hold of this game. A friend of mine’s been urging me to play it ever since it came out. I do play ‘Left 4 Dead’, which uses the same engine, and I also played through Black Mesa, so I think you can guess where this has to then go…

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