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.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,546 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 27, 2005

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Buy Half-Life Complete

Includes 10 items: 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

Buy Valve Complete Pack

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

 

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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"
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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

Helpful customer reviews
268 of 299 people (90%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 8, 2014
"there was gaben voice"
10/10
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102 of 122 people (84%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
Our lord and saviour Gabe Newell's voice made me do magic things in my pants. 10/10
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69 of 77 people (90%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
Pre-Release Review
Oh God, how did i spend 8 hours playing a tech demo?

They promised us so much during the early access pre-alpha 40 years ago, yet I still barely see any progress. This isn't the immersive open-world survival I have been waiting for, but still totally worth 8 hours of your time.

60$ well spent
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
You're Gabe Newell and in this game you're looking for the lost Half-Life 3 programming code.
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
Just a little tech demo, with some commentary from the great Valve team, it was worth it just to hear Gabe Newell's voice.
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33 of 51 people (65%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 20
Оригинальный сюжет,хорошее повествование,незатянутая...
10\10
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45 of 74 people (61%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
The exciting sequel to Telltale Interactive's smash hit "System Shock", you take the role of Morgan Freeman in a heart-wrenching tale of love, life, and family.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
Half-Life 2: Lost Coast is a small additional level for the game, playing out in the Half-Life 2 storyline. This release was originally put out as a showcase for developer Valve's HDR Lighting technology, with new gameplay to demonstrate the new effects.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
People actually believe this game is $40.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
Lost Coast is a small technology demo showing off the Source engine's HDR rendering capabilities and it is an additional map originally planned as a section of the chapter Highway 17 of Half-Life 2, but was dropped. Only download this if you like Half Life or Source Engine or waiting for Half Life 3.


This game (or demo) is included with the purchase of Half-Life 2. Game doesn't cost $39.99 USD, "Half-Life Complete" does.

10/10
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 14
Gaben <3
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 16, 2014
It's just a previev of new graphic possibilities for Source Engine, don't really download it. But i need to say, source is great!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
Great little demo game, one map, to show off the power the Source Engine had in 2005, and on today's computers, it still looks amazing. One of the main things this game shows off is HDR, or High Dynamic Range, which mimics your eye's pupil in response to differing levels of light. Give it a try!
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8 of 13 people (62%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2014
Pre-Release Review
Dont know how but ive spent 8 hours here and its clearly 10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 24
It's an old tech demo wrapped in extra Half-Life 2. Nothing substantial, but worth the ten minutes or so if you have it already.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Lord Gaben has spoken to me <3
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
Took me 10 minutes to complete. I understand this is a show case level and honestly, thought it was very fun. Still better then COD or anything like that :D Got it for free so :3
10/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
its a nice little show off but i dont recomend buying it its a great game only about a few minutes long but i recommend buying half-life2 its lost coast comes with it for free so dont buy this please just get half-life :D
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
Includes commentary from Lord Gaben



11/10 best Game Ever



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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
Its a good tech demo but the price should be a little lower and mabey 30 min long but its a fun 10 min worth game and i recomend it :)
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