Originally planned as a section of the Highway 17 chapter of Half-Life 2, Lost Coast is a playable technology showcase that introduces High Dynamic Range lighting to the Source engine.
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Very Positive (76 reviews) - 92% of the 76 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (4,229 reviews) - 82% of the 4,229 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 27, 2005

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"Half-Life 2: Lost Coast is a small additional level for the 2004 first-person shooter video game Half-Life 2."

About This Game

Originally planned as a section of the Highway 17 chapter of Half-Life 2, Lost Coast is a playable technology showcase that introduces High Dynamic Range lighting to the Source engine.

System Requirements

    Minimum: Pentium 4 2.4GHz or AMD 2800+ Processor, 1GB RAM, DirectX 9 level graphics card, Windows XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection

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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast is a very short tech demo where the developper of the source engine talk about their work. Originally, it was part of the Half-Life 2 campaign, but was cut in the end.

+ Lord Gaben greets you
+ There is some shooting
+ Interesting cliff map
+ Makes you think about what if this map wasn't cut

- Cringy old man...I'm glad he was cut.
- It's very short and can be played through in about 10-30min. Depends if you are interested into the audio messages of the developpers.
- Tech demo only

I'd recommend playing Lost Coast if you are interested into the source engine or if you want to see about this mysterious Lost Coast map that was cut from Half-Life 2. If your interests don't meet these conditions, don't touch Lost Coast.

Replay value: None
Rating: None
Recommendation: It depends
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
Great game, short but sweet. I would recommend this as part of the Half Life Complete pack or, if you really want to, by itself.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 12
Product received for free
For some reason I have spent 5 hours in this, no idea why.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
Definitely Looks great, lookin' forward for more of those.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 7
I recommend this game because is awesome demo
+ graphics really cool
+ gameplay interesting
+ add commentary how they devlop this game
+ physics
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast

Although this isnt really a game, this really shows us what the Source engine can do. I think the Source engine is an on point engine to make games with. Anyways, lets get to what this game/level is about. I can see that this level/game is not linked to the Half-Life which is fine by me. What I find alot about this, is that there is a great amount of puzzles to solve to finish the level, which I find quiet difficult, but at the same time, quiet good. I really like the end of the level, shooting down an enemy helicopter, now thats a good ening to a level! ;)

Valve, please keep making more games. Also what I recommend doing is that if you ever are gonna make Half-Life 3, you should release a tech demo, so you can show us what its like, but try not spoil the story, if there is one, of course.

9/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 11
Product received for free
Honsetly it's so fun and beautiful that I am kind of sad that it wasn't in the game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
18 minutes... 18 minutes of playtime and I am ♥♥♥♥ at hl2...
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Didnt knew it was a tech showcase, still enjoyed.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 9
Does what it says, only useful for learning.
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0.3 hrs
Posted: September 29
The only half life 3 we will ever get
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rossi
26.3 hrs
Posted: September 28
Product received for free
hi well Valve did REALLY WELL on this game and i think Valve should let you get the game then just recieving it randomly when you get Half-Life 2 or something,

anyways when i got Half-Life 2 i got Half-Life 2 lost coast i guess it's just a tiny pack for Half-life 2.

also i got this for free is that supposed to happen?

and one last thing 100000000/100000000% AMAZINGNESS!!!
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the termite
5.3 hrs
Posted: September 28
thanx, guys . no more. james
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Commander Spider
4.6 hrs
Posted: September 25
good game but short.
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Chuchu
0.4 hrs
Posted: September 25
I actually have no idea why I played this more than Episode 1 and 2.
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aaronfranke
7.1 hrs
Posted: September 24
Short but interesting and insightful.
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TimothyCrawfordBOSS
0.6 hrs
Posted: September 24
Product received for free
Valve's new HDR System worked great! It looked so realistic!
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Vanixty
0.4 hrs
Posted: September 24
Ok lets start with what this game is! Well this game is a overly rushed game that disappointed me when i played! I dont even know what in the heck is going on because all you start off with is some guy approaching you with a boat! Then the combine comes and screws everything up! I got done with this game in less then 20 minutes! Thats how bloody short it is! Really Valve? You could have done better then this...
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- Prof -
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 23
Short and sweet
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