HomeLAN Fed) is
reporting news from Valve's Doug Lombardi, saying: "Half-Life 2 will be passed
on to publisher Vivendi for final mastering and duplication within days for it's
early August target. The official appearance will make store shelves sometime in
mid to late September."
Personally, I'd rather have both. Having a hard copy sitting on the shelf is nice for a manual and a backup, but being able to login on any computer and having the data delivered automatically is especially sweet.