7 Game Delays That Didn't Prove Fatal

A game's delay doesn't always have to mean the end of the world.

2 Publish date May 29

Will the next-generation eradicate online launch dilemmas?

With the likes of GTA 5, SimCity and Final Fantasy XIV all struggling during the launch of their online offerings, will the next-generation of consoles be able to ensure that failing servers are a thing of the past?

2 Publish date Oct 9

Half-Life 2 protest attracts 10,000 players

The Half-Life 2 "Call for Communication" group saw 10,000 players boot up their copies of Valve's seminal FPS this weekend as part of an organised request for information.

Publish date Feb 6 2012

DRM drives gamers to piracy, says Valve

The restrictions imposed by DRM systems may be encouraging people to play pirate games, according to Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve.

3 Publish date Nov 28 2011

Visionary Top 5: PC

Our predictions for what 2009 has in store for PC fanboys.

4 Publish date Dec 26 2008

"No confirmation on UK plans" to break up Orange Box

EA has no word on selling Portal, Team Fortress 2 and Half-Life: Episode 2 individually in UK shops.

2 Publish date Mar 6 2008

Digital Tales: Early multiplayer and Half-Life

A recount of some early multiplayer gaming in and around Half-Life's bunker. Damn that alarm!

3 Publish date Feb 27 2008

Xbox Half-Life 2 due mid-November

The PC game of 2004 is complete on Xbox and less than one month away.

1 Publish date Oct 28 2005

Valve wins case over distribution of software in cyber cafes

Vivendi Universal ruled to be unlawfully distributing Valve software in cyber cafes, while other legal action is still taking place.

Publish date Nov 30 2004

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 18/11/2005
Developer: Valve
Publisher: Vivendi Universal
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 12,502 127
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