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Named Game of the Year by over 50 publications, Valve's debut title blends action and adventure with award-winning technology to create a frighteningly realistic world where players must think to survive. Also includes an exciting multiplayer mode that allows you to play against friends and enemies around the world.
Release Date: Nov 8, 1998

Buy Half-Life 1

$9.99

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

Named Game of the Year by over 50 publications, Valve's debut title blends action and adventure with award-winning technology to create a frighteningly realistic world where players must think to survive. Also includes an exciting multiplayer mode that allows you to play against friends and enemies around the world.

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
401 of 432 people (93%) found this review helpful
51 products in account
9 reviews
7.3 hrs on record
It's from 1998 and it's still better than Call of Duty.
Posted: June 20th, 2014
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307 of 322 people (95%) found this review helpful
45 products in account
1 review
1.7 hrs on record
Pros:
-I got to be a soldier, a scientist, a space warrior, a crowbar-weilding maniac, and a Ghostbuster at the same time.
-Shot nearly everything in the game, including the people trying to help me.

Cons:
-In a facility practically overflowing with deadly weaponry, only one scientist thought to actually arm himself.
-I've become deathly paranoid about laboratories. Any time I'm in one, I start checking under the tables for headcrabs.

Highly recommended.
Posted: March 21st, 2014
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69 of 72 people (96%) found this review helpful
314 products in account
40 reviews
1.8 hrs on record
A random young brunette tech with a crowbar and bad eyesight turns out to be a more effective warrior and scientist than any number of spec-ops forces, particle physicists or camo-suited assassins, but is incapable of not blowing a casserole up.

Good game.
Posted: April 17th, 2014
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24 of 27 people (89%) found this review helpful
39 products in account
11 reviews
35.9 hrs on record
one of the classic FPS games from the mid-to-late 90's, i'd highly recommend this to everyone!!!!!
Posted: May 17th, 2014
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21 of 28 people (75%) found this review helpful
443 products in account
11 reviews
1.0 hrs on record
GORDON. F♥CKING. FREEMAN.
Posted: February 21st, 2014
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