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Half-Life 2 Mod: Orion Release Date Announced

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 04:18 PM | Sunday, December 6, 2009 | (url: http://planethalf...)

Orion, a Half-Life 2 modification, is within its final stages of testing and will be in "closed" beta starting December 4th. This beta will be open to anyone with a FilePlanet account, subscriber or not, and will run until December 11th, when it will be released to everybody else.

Gameplay video:


NEOTOKYO Half-Life 2 Mod Released!

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 01:06 AM | Saturday, July 4, 2009 | (url: http://planethalf...)

"The much anticipated release of NEOTOKYO, the Source total conversion set in a realistic future of Japan, is finally here!"

"NEOTOKYO takes place in and around a fictionalized Tokyo approximately 30 years in the future. Mankind has begun to fuse with technology. Government and corporate corruption have transformed Tokyo into a deadly dystopian nightmare. After a near-successful military coup by ranking members of Jinrai, the National Security Force (NSF) is formed - answering directly to the Prime Minister, it's mission is to investigate and eliminate all threats to Japan, both abroad and at home. The initial core of the NSF is made from an exodus from within the intelligence branch of the military. With this betrayal begins the war in the shadows between the NSF and Jinrai. "

Pirates, Vikings, and Knights Beta 2.1 Released!

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 04:16 PM | Friday, July 18, 2008 | (url: http://forums.pvk...)

- Parrots now randomly poop as they fly around the map. Pooping frequency increases under times of stress, like when pecking at enemy faces.

Oh and 2 new maps as well as 3 new game modes, too.

Awesome Left 4 Dead Videos at E3 2008

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 01:20 PM | Tuesday, July 15, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

There has been a lot of things going on for Left 4 Dead today at E3. Aside from Valve's announcement of a radical character redesign for the four survivors, there is also new footage of in-game play as well as a demonstration of how the outcome differs with the way you play. Below are high quality videos by IGN of the event as it happened at E3.

Hit the link to see the new videos released by ValvE.

Half-Life 2 Wars: 0.5 Released

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 09:26 PM | Monday, July 14, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

That's right, version 0.5 of Half-Life 2 themed strategy mod Half-Life 2 Wars is ready for download. The HL2 Wars team have clearly been working hard since their last update in March. The new version adds two new maps, base building for both factions (Combine and Resistance), and a number of smaller aesthetic enhancements.

Hit the link for screenshots!


HL2: Wars 0.5
# Two new maps
# Changed to Orange box engine
# Added basebuilding
# Improved stability
# Improved units AI
# Added support for navigation mesh
# Improved balance between units
# Improved various visuals

Insurgency: Modern Infantry Combat RC 2.1 Released

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 09:23 PM | Monday, July 14, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

Insurgency is a free, multiplayer modification for Half-Life 2 based on modern engagements in the Middle East and elsewhere. RC2.1 brings a revamped weapon system, class system, new maps, map fixes, new shaders, and dozens of other changes.

Download here:

Fistful of Frags Now Beta 1.5

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 09:18 PM | Monday, July 14, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

FoF Beta 1.5 brings with it a host of changes, including additional third-person animations, two new maps (fof_desperados and fof_tramonto), a fixed respawn system, foreign language support, and - wait for it - a moving train.

Fistful of Frags is a free, multiplayer, western mod for Half-Life 2.

Free Source Mod: Science & Industry 2 Released

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 11:55 AM | Monday, July 7, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

The first version of Science & Industry 2, the Source remake of the popular Half-Life mod, has been released. The team states that the mod is only an early version of the mod and isn't a final polished product, but ensures that it is good fun regardless.

Science and Industry 1 was a much acclaimed, original mod for Half-Life 1.

Lower Prices on Valve Titles

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 11:36 PM | Saturday, May 3, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

Over at the Valve Steam Store, it would appear as though many titles, including Team Fortress 2, have new and lowered prices. If you've been waiting for the prices to drop, the time has come. The new prices include:

The Orange Box: $39.99
Half-Life 2: Episode Pack: $19.99
Half-Life 2: Episode 1: $9.99
Half-Life 2: Episode 2: $14.99
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch: $4.99
Team Fortress Classic: $4.99
Team Fortress 2: $19.99
Day of Defeat: $4.99
Deathmatch Classic: $4.99
Ricochet: $4.99

There are also two new packs you can purchase for additional savings as well. The Half-Life Complete Pack (from Half-Life to Episode 2) for $49.99 and the Counter-Strike Complete Pack (Counter-Strike, Condition Zero, and Counter-Strike: Source) for $29.99.

Huge Update for Jailbreak: Source- Free mod for Half-Life 2

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 11:34 PM | Saturday, May 3, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

Jailbreak: Source has finally been brought up to version 0.4 with a mammoth update including a bucket-load of new content. The change log speaks for itself:

Jailbreak: Source 0.4
# Perks system: Custom classes!
# New Point scoring system
# 17 new weapons
# 4 new maps (Total of 8)
# Complete HUD redesign
# End of Match Awards System
# Quick Radio menu
# HUD based team locations and goals
# Automated placeable turrets
# Integrated team-work

As if the release of the mod wasn't enough, a bunch of new screenshots have been uploaded alongside an enticing trailer.

Team Fortress 2 Goldrush map Trailer

Submitted by: SINep @ 09:10 PM | Saturday, April 19, 2008 | (url: http://bittdaily....)

Team Fortress 2 Goldrush map Trailer

Fistful of Frags 1.35 Released

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 01:14 PM | Sunday, April 6, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

Whether you're a new player wanting a rich and rewarding multiplayer experience or you're a veteran in need of the latest patch, be sure to head on over to There's also more media and information on Beta 1.4 available, and even a small hot-fix for those of you experiencing lag on maps with water available, so don't miss out.

From it's initial release Fistful of Frag's gameplay has improved considerably and is definitely worth a few minutes of your time for a free mod on the Source engine.

International Online Soccer (Football?!) Source Mod Released!

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 12:28 AM | Monday, March 31, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

IOS was originally released for Half-Life and reached IOS Beta 4.0 for Half-Life

Now there is IOS Source (IOSS) for Valve's Source Engine. IOSS requires Valve's "SDK Base" to be installed. IOS Source is a free mod. IOSS does not require Orange Box although it will still work if you have it.

IOSS is a first and third person online multiplayer soccer game that aims to be the online equivalent of great console soccer games but with a true multiplayer teamplay experience.

Die in Pain, Rest in Peace [Twisted-Metal Style HL2 Mod] Released!

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 11:23 PM | Saturday, March 8, 2008 | (url: http://planethalf...)

If you miss the days of Twisted Metal and the Interstate series of vehicular carnage games, your day has come once again. The unique and highly addictive Die in Pain, Rest in Peace has released their first version (a demo of things to come) to the eagerly awaiting public.;87501

Valve to Split The Orange Box on April 9

Submitted by: OtakuMark @ 10:17 AM | Thursday, March 6, 2008 | (url: http://www.shackn...)

The move is not one of desperation. While The Orange Box has done well on consoles, with well over a million copies sold between the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions, Valve's Doug Lombardi characterized the PC release as "significantly stronger," citing a two-digit percentage increase over the console editions.