Half-Life User Reviews
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.
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One of Quentin Tarantino's favourite computer games. He has stated he wishes someday to make a film adaptation of it
As of 2004, Half-Life is the highest-selling first-person shooter of all time, with sales of over 10 million copies worldwide.
First Game to have the CD key copy protection system for online play.
There are just four types (four faces) of scientists and one type of security guard in the game
The hero Gordon Freeman does not say a word through out the gameQuotes
G-Man: Gordon Freeman, in the flesh - or, rather, in the hazard suit. I took the liberty of relieving you of your weapons. Most of them were government property. As for the suit, I think you've earned it. The borderworld, Xen, is in our control, for the time being... thanks to you. Quite a nasty piece of work you managed over there; I am impressed. That's why I'm here, Mr. Freeman. I have recommended your services to my... employers, and they have authorized me to offer you a job. They agree with me that you have limitless potential. You've proved yourself a decisive man so I don't expect you'll have any trouble deciding what to do. If you're interested, just step into the portal and I will take that as a yes. Otherwise, well, I can offer you a battle you have no chance of winning... rather an anticlimax after what you've just survived. Time to choose...Easter Eggs
Several of the security doors in the game have the writing "Security 7G". Homer Simpson of The Simpsons is Safety Inspector for Sector 7-G of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant.