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Made by Gearbox Software and originally released in 2001 as an add-on to Half-Life, Blue Shift is a return to the Black Mesa Research Facility in which you play as Barney Calhoun, the security guard sidekick who helped Gordon out of so many sticky situations.
Release Date: Jun 1, 2001

Buy Half-Life: Blue Shift

$4.99

Packages that include this game

Buy Half-Life 1 Anthology

Includes 4 items: Half-Life: Blue Shift, Team Fortress Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life

Buy Half-Life Complete

Includes 10 items: Team Fortress Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life 2, Half-Life: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Buy Valve Complete Pack

Includes 24 items: Counter-Strike, Team Fortress Classic, Day of Defeat, Deathmatch Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Ricochet, Half-Life, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Half-Life: Source, Day of Defeat: Source, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life Deathmatch: Source, Left 4 Dead, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, Portal, Left 4 Dead 2, Portal 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

About the Game

Made by Gearbox Software and originally released in 2001 as an add-on to Half-Life, Blue Shift is a return to the Black Mesa Research Facility in which you play as Barney Calhoun, the security guard sidekick who helped Gordon out of so many sticky situations.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum: 500 mhz processor, 96mb ram, 16mb video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

    Recommended: 800 mhz processor, 128mb ram, 32mb+ video card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

Mac System Requirements

    Minimum: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, 4GB Hard Drive Space,NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

Linux System Requirements

    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
Helpful customer reviews
55 of 71 people (77%) found this review helpful
138 products in account
5 reviews
40.4 hrs on record
you either play as a purple dinosaur or as a caveman
10/10

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Okay, I didn't expect this to get much attention. Here's an actual review:
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Half-Life: Blue Shift is simply more Half-Life. If you loved Half-Life: Opposing Force, the first expansion, you'll probably be very dissapointed with this one, because it adds no new weapons or enemies, but this dosen't mean the game is bad. Also, the game is very short aswell (ignore my playtime). Other than those two problems, the game is actually pretty good, but I would only recommend it to Half-Life fans like myself.

If you have to choose between this and Opposing Force, pick the second option, it's miles ahead better than this.
Posted: March 14th, 2014
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34 of 46 people (74%) found this review helpful
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1 review
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Half-Life with a blue shift so it's probably headed toward the planet at very fast speeds and will probably impact and blow up Earth. 10/10
Posted: January 19th, 2014
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32 of 48 people (67%) found this review helpful
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9 reviews
0.5 hrs on record
BARNEY. F♥CKING. CALHOUN.
Posted: February 21st, 2014
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17 of 22 people (77%) found this review helpful
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18 reviews
14.9 hrs on record
A wonderful Half-life story expansion
Posted: May 6th, 2014
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18 of 24 people (75%) found this review helpful
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1 review
3.2 hrs on record
FANTASTIC it was amazing i recomend to get it
Posted: January 24th, 2014
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