By Quinton Miles
Vivendi Universal Games announced today that [I]Half-Life 2[/I], the company’s highly anticipated PC action game, has finally gone gold. Valve Software, the game’s developer, also confirmed that the game now has an official release date of November 16 in a simultaneous world launch.
“Half-Life 2 has surpassed our expectations in every sense ? its high-quality graphics, ground-breaking physics and immersive first-person shooter gameplay set a new standard for PC action games,” said Bruce Hack, CEO of VU Games. “Half-Life 2 will go down as one of the best-selling PC titles, and we are thrilled to deliver this ground-breaking title to the worldwide gaming community this fall.”
Gamers all around the globe have been waiting for this announcement for some time now. Over the last few weeks, fans have been speculating when the official word was eventually going to come out, as preloads and preorder offers were beginning to unfold.
The regular edition of the game will include both [I]Half-Life 2[/I] as well as [I]Counter Strike: Source[/I]. Other versions of the game will include various collector’s editions with different things packed with them.
With less than a month before the game drops you can expect anticipation to pick up more than it already is, so stay locked to Mygamer.com for more information.