Half-Life (series)

video game series
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Half-Life is a series of video games created by Valve Corporation. The player plays as a character named Gordon Freeman, who is a survivor of a terrible accident at the Black Mesa Science Research Company. A group of scientists make a portal to another dimension, and accidentally let in many alien monsters that start killing everyone.

GenresFirst-Person Shooter science fiction video game
DevelopersValve Corporation (Half-Life) Gearbox Software (Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life: Blue Shift)
PublishersValve Corporation (Steam) Sierra Entertainment (CD-ROM)
PlatformsPlaystation 2 (Half-Life)

Xbox (Half-Life 2) Windows/CD-ROM Xbox 360 (Half-Life 2 and Episodes 1 and 2) MacOS

Platform of originPlaystation 2

Windows/CD-ROM Linux

First releaseHalf-Life
November 8, 1998
Latest releaseHalf-Life: Alyx
March 23, 2020

In the first game, Half-Life, made in 1998, you play through this disaster and try to escape. Half-Life has received two expansions made by Gearbox Software, Half-Life: Opposing Force and Half-Life: Blue Shift.

In 2004, the sequel, Half-Life 2, was released. Half-Life 2 was followed by two expansions, Half-Life 2: Episode One and Half-Life 2: Episode Two.

A related game, Portal, was released in 2007 and takes place in the same universe. Portal, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, and Team Fortress (an unrelated game) were put together into one package for sale in 2007. This package is known as The Orange Box.[1]

References change

  1. "The Orange Box". Valve Corporation. Retrieved December 3, 2017.