This Might Be Three Minutes Of Footage From The Most Anticipated Mod Of All Time

Were it not for the core Half-Life series itself, Black Mesa: Source - a fan-made remake of the original Half-Life - might well be the longest-running tease in video games today.

Having been in development for around eight years now, and still not out, you'd be forgiven for thinking the project was never going to come out.

That said, this clip - submitted to fansite ValveTime by an "anonymous reader" - claims to show over three minutes of gameplay footage from the mod, showcasing not only its visuals, but a few changes as well, like an iron sight for the .357 Magnum (which replaces the gun's standard "zoom").

Nobody has any idea how old the footage is, so for all we know it could be from 2008. Or 2012. Or the distant future, where humans toil for our alien overlords in vast underground salt mines, and Black Mesa: Source still isn't out.


    holy crap
    by the time this comes out, they will cancel the project and do it on the new source engine!

    Man, I hope that voice acting's either changed, or not like that throughout. You're chatting with a buddy on guard duty, not narrating a trailer for a murder mystery film.

    Leak is a leak. I don't this is ever coming out, project was stupidly ambitious and not very well organised. It'll come out the same time as They Hunger: Lost Souls.

      Famous last words.

    Check out the GAF thread if you feel like laughing at all the people losing their shit over the magnum iron sights. Pure comedy gold.

      Hahaha, some people. Don't like em, don't use 'em. Seems simple enough to me. I think people forget that it's not an exact re-make. I'm pretty sure they always intended to add their own flavour to it. But try explaining that to the GAF users.

    Looks pretty legit to me. Hopefully it gets a release.

    Oh please. I have been waiting so long

    it has been in development for a long time. Maybe they should release it one level at a time. It run's the risk that when it finally come's out the graphics will be too outdated again. Also this video looks too dark (any detail in the blacks has been completely lost) just a nit pick. Brings back memories of how fun HL1 was.

    Oh look more "leaked" media from that mod that is never going to come out.

    While this is impressive for a fan production, I think it's more likely that we'll see Half-Life 3 within the next week than Black Mesa Source within the next decade.

    ahhh, On A Rail was one of my favorite sections of Half-Life.

    Half-Life = Best Rail Shooter

    "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Daniel Junek"

    Still making the M2 machine gun a bullet hose. Far Cry 2 is the only game I've seen to get it right.

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