Originally Posted by MintMouse;13573738
Half-Life is fun. I completed HL2 Ep2 for the first time a few days ago. Yeah. It was fun. But considering it's reputation I have to say I'm rather underwhelmed with the series. There's nothing special about it that I can see. If HL3 never came out it wouldn't bother me. If it does, I'll only buy it when it's under $5.
you do realize the ultimate flaw in what you're saying, right?
half life defined FPS gaming. Half Life 2 refined it. It still stands as PCGAMER's best FPS of all time. You playing it now, AFTER playing all the other games that owe themselves to it is the reason why you think there's nothing special about it. But for the rest of us who play in a normal timeline.. HL2 is what set the standard for all single player campaigns to follow up to. Still is. Given its age, the fact that we're all so gagging for the next chapter speaks for itself. The half life universe is something any self respecting gamer should immerse themselves in.