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

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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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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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bpought it :)
 
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wow ... was it really that long ago? Damn i feel old
 

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Half-Life enjoys a lavish Metacritic score of 96%, ... Valve is giving away copies of Half-Life via Steam for 98¢[/URL]
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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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 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.