Source Engine Resurrects Old Hats

Half-Life and Counter-Strike remakes.

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Gabe Newell made the surprising revelation during the Half-Life 2 presentation that the Source engine would also be breathing new life into some older favourites. Half-Life, Counter-Strike, the Team Fortress mod and HL add-ons Opposing Force and Blue Shift will all be enjoying this saucy makeover. These re-workings will be official retail releases, and should be made available around the time of the Half-Life 2 launch.

Valve?s philosophy is clearly one of ?if you?ve got it, flaunt it?, and having undergone a troublesome period in the development of Half-Life 2, the company is apparently choosing to lay its cards on the table. These are its best games, and it has made them look several years younger. However, you can only stave off the ageing process for so long...

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