Créé par Gearbox Software et sorti en 2001 en tant qu'add-on de Half-Life, Blue Shift vous propose de revenir au centre de recherche de Black Mesa, en incarnant Barney Calhoun, le garde qui a si souvent aidé Gordon.
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Date de parution: 1 juin 2001

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Acheter Half-Life: Blue Shift

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Acheter Half-Life 1 Anthology

Inclut les 4 articles suivants : Half-Life, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Team Fortress Classic

Acheter Half-Life Complete

Inclut les 10 articles suivants : Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life: Source, Team Fortress Classic

Acheter Valve Complete Pack

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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."

À propos de ce jeu

Créé par Gearbox Software et sorti en 2001 en tant qu'add-on de Half-Life, Blue Shift vous propose de revenir au centre de recherche de Black Mesa, en incarnant Barney Calhoun, le garde qui a si souvent aidé Gordon.

Configuration requise

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux

    Minimale : processeur 500 MHz, 96 Mo de RAM, carte vidéo 16 Mo, Windows XP, souris, clavier, connexion Internet

    Recommandée : processeur 800 MHz, 128 Mo de RAM, carte vidéo 32 Mo ou supérieure, Windows XP, souris, clavier, connexion Internet

    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
    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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Posté le : 17 mai
Un excellent jeux que déjà à l'époque j'avais adoré jouer. Il est toujours aussi sympa et graphiquement même si ce n'est plus très beau ce n'est pas tout pixelisé au contraire c'est même assez propre. Le seul gros reproche que j'ai à faire sur le jeux serait la durée de vie car il faut avouer qu'un mode solo de moins de 2H c'est vraiment pas terrible. Autrement le jeux est fun et assez éloigné de ce que propose le premier épisode, celui-ci est clairement plus orienté action. Bref un bon petit jeux.
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Posté le : 21 février
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 dominoes.

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.
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Posté le : 7 février
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.
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Posté le : 11 juin
Nostalgia!

Just like Half Life, and Half Life: Opposing Force. This game "Half Life: Blue Shift" is pure nostalgia! You are security officer Barney Calhoun at the Black Mesa Research Facility and just like the plot for Half Life. You are to fight your way out of the godforsaken research facility as it comes under attack by the military and Xen Forces. This game isn't as long as the original game, just bear that in mind.

Everything about the original game will be in this one, or at least some elements anyways. Only this time around you explore different parts of the facility through the POV of Calhoun and not Freeman, Same goes for Opposing Force.

If you love the Half Life series, get the Half Life 1 anathology pack that contains (Half Life, Blue Shift, Opposing Force, and Team Fortress Classic) as it's on sale right now for Steam Summer sale for only $3.74!
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Posté le : 27 mars
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.

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