"From your later post I don't think you meant this to be as bitter as you sound, but I think that's only part of it. It also sounded like they really wanted to keep HL as-is."
Yeah I see how it could be misinterpreted. If you read it as if I were asking myself that question it makes more sense. I certainly wouldn't like to break my balls on an old game.
I see your point too on the fact that they don't wish to alter anything of the original but I am not so sure thats the case. I think it is worded this way in the press release [edit not press release Q&A]. Clever wording to avoid the truth of the matter (they had no time). I mean after all, they updated half life [edit Counter Strike - geez I'm on form tonight better get a beer] to the new engine and with new assets This comment was edited on Oct 19, 13:07.