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Half-Life 2 Hits the Newsstands

Well it seems that magazines with Half-Life 2 cover stories have started showing up all around the globe. It should be obvious that as a matter of respecting copyrights, not to mention plain good manners, we won't post any links to unauthorized scans of content, but CGW and PC Gamer were canny enough to send along images of their covers to whet our appetites, or possibly to serve as visual aids if your local shopkeeper doesn't know what magazine you are asking about. If the covers seem familiar, it may be because they use the same pieces of art as the two European magazine covers revealed yesterday.

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119. Re: HL AI Apr 23, 2003, 20:04 Ray Marden
 
Sorry, I was being a bit vague. I was referring to the "Half-Life high definition Pack" that came with Half-Life: Blue Shift. Essentially, (pre-007) Gearbox went back and replaced the original weapon and character models with higher-definition, higher-polygon versions. It is not a profound change, but it is a nice difference. Ultimately, it makes the models look more like the newer, updated console models.

Half-Life: Blue Shift is not worth the price for just the (short) expansion pack, but it is good as an "all-in-one" package containing Blue Shift, Opposing Forces, and the high definition pack.

Thinking this looks like a great year for gamers,
Ray

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