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Half-Life OS X and Linux Betas Released

A note from last week on penguin-centric Phoronix reveals that Valve has made a low-key release of a Linux edition of the original Half-Life, saying this is still considered a beta, which may explain why the Steam page for the classic first-person shooter still only shows Windows support. Cult of Mac adds that the game has likewise received an OS X edition, which is also not listed, but available in the library of those who own the game. Thanks Polygon.

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9. Re: Half-Life OS X and Linux Betas Released Jan 28, 2013, 16:15 Beamer
 
NegaDeath wrote on Jan 28, 2013, 16:07:

But then again with Steve "Worst CEO of the year" Ballmer at the helm you never know.

That's the same guy that said that Microsoft will sell the Xbox brand to Barnes & Noble within 2 years.

While he's got an impressive background, his views on Microsoft seem... tainted. B&N would love Xbox, and it's the one brand Microsoft has worth anything to anyone else, but B&N would have to leverage itself to death to get the funds.
 
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