Gra stworzona przez Gearbox Software, opublikowana w 2001 roku jako dodatek do Half-Life, Blue Shift umożliwia ponowne odwiedzenie kompleksu badawczego Black Mesa. Gracz wciela się w postać Barneya Calhouna, strażnika, który wielokrotnie pomagał Gordonowi wyjść z tarapatów.
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Data wydania: 1 Cze, 2001

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"Play as Barney Calhoun on the second expansion to Half-Life. If you enjoyed the storytelling and environment of the original, this one is for you."

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Gra stworzona przez Gearbox Software, opublikowana w 2001 roku jako dodatek do Half-Life, Blue Shift umożliwia ponowne odwiedzenie kompleksu badawczego Black Mesa. Gracz wciela się w postać Barneya Calhouna, strażnika, który wielokrotnie pomagał Gordonowi wyjść z tarapatów.

Wymagania systemowe

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Konfiguracja minimalna: system Windows XP, procesor 500 MHz, 96 MB RAM, karta graficzna z 16 MB VRAM, mysz, klawiatura, połączenie z Internetem

    Konfiguracja zalecana: system Windows XP, procesor 800 MHz, 128 MB RAM, karta graficzna z 32 MB VRAM, mysz, klawiatura, połączenie z Internetem

    Konfiguracja minimalna: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1 GB RAM, karta graficzna NVIDIA GeForce z serii 8 lub wyższej / ATi Radeon z serii X1600 lub wyższej / Intel z serii HD 3000 lub wyższej, 4 GB wolnego miejsca na dysku twardym, mysz, klawiatura, połączenie internetowe
    Minimum: Linux Ubuntu 12.04, Dual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz, 1GB Memory, nVidia GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310, AMD 12.11), OpenGL 2.1, 4GB Hard Drive Space, OpenAL Compatible Sound Card

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Pomocne recenzje klientów
1 z 2 osób (50%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 1 listopada, 2014
Trochę krótka, nawet jak na DLC, ale polecam każdemu fanowi Half Life'a.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
200 z 205 osób (98%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 6 osób ta recenzja jest zabawna
6.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 9 listopada, 2014
The cupcake version of Half-Life.
Play as Barney Calhoun and show United States Marines, Black Ops Ninjas, and inter-dimensional mutants that real badasses wear ties and make $26,000 a year.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
101 z 108 osób (94%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 5 osób ta recenzja jest zabawna
3.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 24 października, 2014
You get to play as a mute security guard who wrecks havoc upon firearms specialists and aliens from an alternative dimension with a crowbar, and owes a mute theoretical physicist a pint.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
38 z 43 osób (88%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 3 osób ta recenzja jest zabawna
4.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 15 listopada, 2014
I always get the weirdest shifts...
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
22 z 23 osób (96%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
3.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 19 stycznia
TL:DR? See Conclusion

NOTE:
Also see my Half-Life (1) Review:
http://steamcommunity.com/id/miyumiayase/recommended/70

And my Half-Life: Opposing Force Review:
http://steamcommunity.com/id/miyumiayase/recommended/50

INTRODUCTION:
Half-Life: Blue Shift is a first-person action game by Gearbox Software and Valve and serves as the third official expansion to the Half-Life franchise. Unlike Half-Life or Half-Life: Opposing Force, Blue Shift does not introduce new game mechanics; rather, it offers a new type of narrative storytelling through constant interactions with an NPC character (i.e., Dr. Rosenberg).

In this game, you step into the shoes of Black Mesa Security Guard and Clone Template Barney Calhoun, a man whose normal routine of offering beers and guarding doors is shattered with a catastrophic accident that opens the facility to an alien invasion and U.S. Military intervention (a direct result of Dr. Freeman's experiment from the first game). As Barney Calhoun, you try to survive the alien invasion, protect the survivors, and escape the now doomed Black Mesa Research Facility.

PROS:
+ Good story (NO SPOILERS) that serves as the 'final link' that connects every story (Half-Life, Half-Life: Opposing Force and Half-Life: Decay) of the Black Mesa Incident together.
+ Constant interaction with an NPC that is essential to the plot rather than for opening doors
+ The first game in the franchise to introduce 'HD' content during its time
+ Intense action as can be expected from a Half-Life game
+ Satisfying puzzles
+ Adaptive enemy AI, especially with the soldiers
+ Great level design
+ Barney can kill dangerous aliens and highly trained military soldiers wearing only a flak vest and an almost transparent plastic helmet as protection (He would be perfect in the Warhammer 40,000 universe as an Imperial Guardsman).

CONS:
- VERY SHORT and possibly the shortest game I ever played with only 3 hours of playtime on Hard Mode and Training Tutorial
- Existence of bugs despite being 14 years old (Particularly a bug where you're unable to move)
- No new weapons, enemy, or gameplay mechanics.
- Most weapons from the first game were removed
- Relatively easy (even on hard mode) as compared to the other games. In my opinion, it is because acquiring 'armor' and health kits are a lot easier.

CONCLUSION:
Story and lore wise, Blue Shift is GOOD but other than that, it does not offer any new content aside from the new player perspective of the overall Half-Life Lore. In my opinion, Blue Shift is not an expansion but more of a DLC (downloadable content) than anything else, which is not a bad thing by the way, especially one with a good story and fun action sequences.

So do you buy Blue Shift? YES but DO NOT BUY Blue Shift alone! Instead, purchase Half-Life Anthology if you already have Half-Life 2 or get Half-Life Complete.

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Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
16 z 16 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
3.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 21 lutego
Half Life 1 was a fantastic first person shooting game released somewhere around 1999. This Blue Shift is the second rather dull expansion pack for Half Life 1. To be blunt, the first expansion Opposing Force is better, because it offers more guns, new gameplay mechanics and a lot of new monsters. Blue Shift however offers nothing new except new levels that will take you under 4 hours to complete the first time around.

Blue Shift takes you through Black Mesa and Xen once again when everything goes wrong and aliens invade. You start the expansion riding the tram to work (just like Half Life 1) after taking an optional training course that is literally the same training course from Half Life 1.

The gameplay is more challenging than the original game in both good and bad ways. The good way is the game shows off its artificial intelligence by pitting you... Barney Calhoun, a blue shift security guard at Black Mesa, against hundreds of marines sent into the Black Mesa facility. Usually you fight 10 marines at a time in wide open areas. The enemies will scatter when you throw grenades, run away from you, try to flank you and fan out so you're not shooting enemies like dominos.

The negative ways that the expansion is challenging comes from several dark areas with dozens of head crabs jumping at you around every turn. It feels cheap compared to Half Life 1 and Opposing Force.

There are a few shining lights for this expansion and that is rescuing scientists, although it's not much of a rescue, because any of them can die and it doesn't matter. The expansion also dabbles in having an important character Dr. Rosenburg that you will rescue and he will guide you to the end of the expansion. Guide you as in briefly tell you what to do through believable voice acting.

In all this is a lackluster expansion compared to the previous one and feels more like a level pack... without levels, just one continuous game. Chances are you can get this expansion with one of the deluxe Half Life 1 games, so save some money and get Blue Shift there instead.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
16 z 17 osób (94%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
2.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 19 października, 2014
You should really only play this if you like Half-Life. You play as Barney, one of the disposable security guards that you killed for their ammo after they were of no use to you in Half-Life's single player. The campaign is short; it took me about 3 hours to complete. There is no multiplayer, there are no new weapons, no new enemies, and only a handful of new characters. This is like Opposing Force in that it's a new perspective on Half-Life's story, but that's it.

Recommended only if you like Half-Life's story.
7/10
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
16 z 18 osób (89%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
3.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 10 października, 2014
If you would like to see the world of Half Life as one of those pathetic security guards that help you open a door and then you just murder them with a crowbar, play this!

It's just like playing Half Life, but with less story. I played it just because I want to know every little detail in Half Life, and I must say it is probably the worst Half Life game (But all Half Life games are amazing, so this one is amazing too).

Yeah, buy it.. or just get it in the Half Life Complete Pack.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
14 z 16 osób (88%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
0.7 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 17 stycznia
Exactly the same as Half-Life but through the eyes of a security officer, and you can see Gordon Freeman in third person.
The story of this game is a little different because you play as a different person. Really neet and cool.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
10 z 10 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
5.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 15 października, 2014
This game is short and sweet. It retells the early parts of Half-Life's story from a different perspective. This game is more Half-Life with extra story elements; do not expect anything more.

If one plans on playing both expansions, play this one first. Otherwise, one may feel underwhelmed by this game after playing Opposing Force.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
15 z 20 osób (75%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
2.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 11 grudnia, 2014
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I DRINK THAT

Bunnyhopping

I do that

Blue Shift

I PLAY THAT
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
8 z 8 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
5.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 5 października, 2014
Half-Life: Blue Shift gives the player a different view in someone else's eyes in the Black Mesa Research Facility incident. It was interesting to see what this character saw what happened during the craziness of the incident. Anywho it was quick, short and sweet but a really cool side-story game! Play this game if you're interested in a Half Life game with a different character view!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
18 z 28 osób (64%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
0.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 2 listopada, 2014
Recenzja przedpremierowa
How to make Black Mesa a better workplace : Give the fat policeman his donut or he will shoot you!

Rating:
7.0
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
6 z 6 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
4.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 8 listopada, 2014
Good addon for the best First Person Shooter ever!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
6 z 6 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
25.8 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 9 października, 2014
It maybe not as good as the the orignal or OpFor but it's another perspective of the game.
I don't even care that it doesn't introduce new weapons and Sh*t it still gives me the vibes and awesome feelings as the previous games!!!
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
4 z 4 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
4.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 7 lutego
Best part of the game: Watching Gordon get dragged by the two grunts whose heads I'd love to smash with a brick.

Not because the game is bad and that's the best it offered. Just because I love when games/sagas or, in this case, the expansions of a game connect with each other in such direct ways.

Blue Shift was pretty good. Incredibly short, it takes the average gamer four hours on Hard (I presume) to beat, but it was good nonetheless. You simply would expect more from a franchise with an assload of long, and sometimes, very challenging chapters. They didn't add anything new in this expansion (as in guns or creatures), but it's not a bad thing from a storyline standpoint, since the game takes place on Black Mesa, near the same sectors you're in when you play as Gordon in Half-Life. The only "complaint", I'd say, is that the game was very short. But I enjoyed it, seeing things through Calhoun's eyes (I love Barney, got a damn crush on him) was interesting, and some parts were very well made and well thought-out. Not going to spoil for those who want to play, but to those who have played it: Chapter 6, "Power Struggle". Dynamite detonator box. Barrel on a corner to your right. You played the game; you might understand.

I recommend it, but only if you have played Half-Life. I doubt you'll enjoy it if you haven't played it. Quite the contrary, I think you'd find it dull. So buy it and play it if you want some more of Half-Life in the Black Mesa Facility.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
4 z 4 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
3.4 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 27 marca
A must play if you want more of HL1.

Everything is as good: the fights, storyline, puzzles, stupid scientists, except maybe for the music (very repetitive and doesn't always fit what's happening...)
People usually consider Opposing Force as better, but both are great overall.

Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
3 z 3 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
20.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 5 grudnia, 2014
Goodies and oldies can never be interesting enough!

Blue Shift is taking the player back during the Black Mesa Incident. You are Barney, a security guard who's trying to figure out what's going on and trying to survive. And yes, your that the same Barney with the guy who helps Gordon Freeman from Half Life 2! :)

The game is pretty good and interesting for its time. A great add on to the Half Life franchise.

It has all the cool things the first HL game had to offer (great FPS action, nice setting, spooky survival situations), and it's missing all the irritating things HL used to have (puzzling paths where you can lose yourself and wonder what your objective really is).



If you are a HL fan, the chances you haven't played this is slim, but if so, totally go for it.

If you are not a fan but are thinking about entering the HL world, then there's no doubt this titles is gonna add more to the fun of the first games :)
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
3 z 3 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.1 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 22 marca
The story of the original Half-Life as seen through the eyes (and gun sights) of a security guard in Black Mesa. It is also interesting to note this expansion was not made by Valve.

Very well worth a try.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
4 z 5 osób (80%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
2.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 4 stycznia
Recenzja przedpremierowa
Blue Shift is the second and last Half-Life expansions. This puts you in Barney's, the police officer, shoes. Again, same as with Opposing Force you are caught in the same storyline as Gordon Freeman from the original Half-Life. You will see Gordon Freeman once or twice, to help you get your bearings on where you are within the timeline of the original game, similar to Opposing Forces. This game is short, simple and doesn't add much more to the original game or the first expansion. The storyline is mediocre at best, but since this is a Half-Life game, I must recommend. Just know that if you're not a fan of Half-Life, this game will not be the entertainment that you are looking for that the other Half-Life games will offer.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna