Tag Archives: First Person Shooter

Valve Corporation

I defy anyone to talk about PC gaming seriously without talking about Valve Corporation. They are massively important and have done nothing short of revolutionise this medium that we love. It’s easy to forget everything that they have put out there; classic game after classic game, and then a system that has even completely changed how many of us buy and play games. Here we have every game they have commercially released, affectionately recalled by both us here at Gaming Daily and the people who these games mean more to than anything else out there – journalists, gamers, clan members,…

Research and Development

“A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” So said Winston Churchill about Russia’s intentions just after World War II broke out, and it’s a saying that’s appropriate to the Half Life 2 mod Research & Development, albeit paraphrased. Essentially it’s a point-and-click game wrapped up in a physics-based environmental puzzler inside a first-person-shooter. Confused? Then let me elaborate… The game opens with you regaining consciousness after a Combine attack on what turns out to be a covert scientific facility experimenting on antlions. You quickly ascertain that there are allies nearby, but to reach them you have to make…