Developer: Valve Software
Publisher: Sierra Studios, Electronic Arts, Valve
Goals: Shoot zombies and soldiers. Jump and avoid obstacles.
Controls: WASD Keys to move, mouse to aim and shoot.
- Story: Half-Life was one of the first games to tell a story through environments and scripted events played in front of you. This made you feel like you were in the story itself.
- Arsenal: The selection of weapons was impressive and diverse. The crowbar became an icon for the game in itself, and quite realistic military style weapons like missile launchers and machine guns were a joy to play with.
- Style: The realism of the environments and the colors in the game were quite unique compared to earlier titles.
- Sound: The sound design was perfectly coherent and incredibly well done.