Half-Life 2: Deathmatch

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Half-Life 2: Deathmatch is the stand-alone multiplayer version of Half-Life 2. The original game did not contain a multiplayer part, and it was released later. The main goal of the game is to annihilate your opponent(s) in a free-for-all multiplayer battle.

The game features the famous HL2 gravity gun which turns random objects into deadly ammunition, making it the first online FPS game to heavily utilize physics simulation for gameplay. Besides the standard HL2 weaponry it adds the Stunstick and the Selectable Lightweight Attack Munition (SLAM). The game features a Deathmatch and a Team Deathmatch scenario (Combine vs. Rebel). This game is often included with various Half-Life packs, both offline and online.


Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Windows Main menu
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Windows A kill, wow that is rare for me!
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Windows First offensive shots from me that hit.
Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Windows Experimenting with the shotgun.

Alternate Titles

  • "ハーフライフ2: デスマッチ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "하프라이프 2: 데스매치" -- Korean spelling

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Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Dec 30, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85


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