Black Mesa

Crowbar Collective - Monday, December 31, 2018

About

Black Mesa is a re-envisioning of Valve Software's classic science fiction first person shooter, Half-Life. Powered by Source Engine, You will re-visit the inaugural role of Gordon Freeman and his memorable journey through the Black Mesa Research Facility. Expect detailed environments to explore, a huge cast of characters and experimental weaponry. All-new music, voice acting, choreography and added dialogue give way to a more expansive and immersive experience than ever before.

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The plot of Black Mesa is almost identical to Half-Life's storyline, playable through the "Lambda Core" chapter. As in the original game, the player controls Gordon Freeman, a scientist working at the Black Mesa Research Facility. He is tasked to place a sample of a strange material into an electromagnetic instrument, using the Hazardous Environment Suit Mark IV to do so safely. However, the sample material causes a "resonance cascade", devastating the facility and creating an interdimensional rift to an alien dimension called Xen, bringing its alien creatures to Earth. Freeman survives, finds other survivors, and makes his way to the surface with the protection of his hazard suit to get help. Upon reaching the surface, however, he finds that the facility is being cleansed of any living thing - human or alien - by armed forces. From other scientists, Freeman finds the only way to stop the alien invasion is to cross over to Xen and destroy the entity holding the portal open.

Game Details

Release date: 12/31/2018
Genres: Indie Shooter Adventure Platform 
Themes: Action Science fiction Warfare 
Modes: Multiplayer  Single player  

Alternative Names:

  • Black Mesa: Source

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Company

Developer: Crowbar Collective
Publisher: Crowbar Collective

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Game Engine

Source  

Keywords

  • aliens
  • assassin
  • blood
  • health
  • first person shooter
  • military
  • early access
  • remake
  • sci-fi
  • mod
  • total conversion
  • total overhaul
  • steam
  • steam trading cards
  • conspiracy
  • electronic music
  • teleportation
  • silent protagonist
  • swimming
  • steam greenlight
  • alien invasion
  • one-man army
  • fan game
  • steam achievements
  • digital distribution
  • steam cloud
  • jump
  • pre-release public testing
  • toilet paper
  • polygonal 3d
  • pop culture reference
  • cameo appearance
  • color separation
  • non-player character
  • elevator
  • ragdoll physics
  • magnum
  • environmental puzzles
  • a.i. companion
  • breakable glass
  • self-referential humor
  • inconvenient malfunction
  • rock music
  • level titles
  • blood splatter
  • interactive environments
  • been here before
  • experiments gone awry
  • chapters
  • mods
  • helicopter boss
  • source engine
  • mod origin
  • inventory loss
  • phong shading
  • fan service
  • crowbar
  • microwave
  • opening credits during gameplay
  • developer console
  • severed limbs
  • gibs
  • no clip
  • environment as weapons
  • starter weapon
  • blue screen of death
  • resonance cascade
  • vortigaunt
  • headcrab
  • icthyosaur
  • expendable npc
  • barnacle
  • snark
  • bullsquid
  • houndeye
  • novint falcon support
  • unbreakable glass
  • hev suit

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