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In Half-Life, Dr. Gordon Freeman's routine day at the Black Mesa Research Facility takes a catastrophic turn when a scientific experiment triggers a resonance cascade, opening a portal to the alien dimension Xen. As the facility is overrun by aliens and the military, Freeman must navigate through perilous environments, solve puzzles, and fend off hostile forces to escape. Narrative themes include aliens, puzzles, and psychological horror.

  • Release date: 11-19-1998
  • Developer: Valve & Gearbox Software
  • Publisher: Sierra Entertainment & Valve
  • Platforms: Linux, MacOS, PlayStation 2, Windows PC
PEGI 16ESRB rated Mature 17 plus

Triggers for this game

Animals & Wildlife


Death & Loss

Disturbing Sounds & Sound Design

Drugs & Alcohol


Hate & Discrimination

Horror Themes

Law Enforcement

Mental Health

Non-Sexual Abuse & Violence


Physical Health & Body Issues

Sex & Erotica (Consensual)

Traumatic Events

War & Military

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