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Half-Life Turns 10, Valve Celebrates Anniversary Giving it Away for 98¢

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  1. btarunr

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    Today, Half-Life turns 10 years old. What started off as a humble beginning for Valve software, using dated technologies licensed from id Software, now stands as one of the greatest PC games ever made. At 10, Half-Life enjoys a lavish Metacritic score of 96%, an aggregate of all known participant reviews.

    To celebrate the occasion, Valve is giving away copies of Half-Life via Steam for 98¢ (US $ 0.98), to symbolize the year 1998. This offer ends 12:01 pm PST on November 21. Visit Steam Games for more details.

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    Go Dr. Freeman!
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    Definitely on my Top 10 list of all time games. Played it again a few months back and had a ball. I wish some of the modern FPS were as creative as Half-Life was for its time.
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    bpought it :)
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    wow ... was it really that long ago? Damn i feel old
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    they should have sold it for 96 cents, and used that as an advertising thing.
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    i knew it was long ago, but i didn't realize it was 10 years ago already.. sheesh...
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    I'm buying it! I loved the HL2 series so I want to play the original. If its anything like Doom and Quake from those times, then it'll be great.
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    I feel like rebuying it a few time at that price such a great game one of the main reasons i switched from consoles to pc
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    I already had put this info in the forums. See? Should I just send you the info next time?
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    I shat brix when I saw the steam news at midnight. I bought it.
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    98c for the date of release?
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    that its average score was 96%
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    dosnt look that bad i think the games aged well, anyway i bought it well worth the 77p ill miss
    you could find 98c in the street lol just everyone get that game and i had no idea it had multiplayer :cool:
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    Woooo go Half Life 98c outrageous.
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    That must mean, I was 6 when I started playing this. (Dad used to have it, i'd have a little go).

    Before that, I had carmageddon. Ace game...
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    my favourite game >.< i wont never forget it, and the multiplayer was awesome, inspired a lot of the shooter games we have actually
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    I'll play this on my Dreamcast instead :D
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    i bought copies for 3 of my friends :toast:
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    I just DL it yesterday.:)

    I have played and finished all the HL's(HL2 and the EP's)

    And this is my first time playing the original.

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