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Half-Life: Blue Shift

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Advertising Blurbs

Sierra Entertainment Official Website:
    The Academy never prepared you for this...

    The official expansion pack for PC GamerÂ’s "Best Game Ever" is here. Scramble to keep the scientists and yourself alive as you extinguish the many hostile attempts on your life.

    In Blue ShiftÂ’, return to Black Mesa as the security guard who allied with Gordon Freeman in the original, award-winning thriller. Or become Adrian Shephard, the military specialist assigned to eliminate Gordon Freeman in the highly acclaimed Opposing Force.

    Automatically upgrade all your Half-Life® weapons and characters with new high definition content using the High Definition Pack. Learn more about the incidents at Black Mesa, and explore new areas of this mysterious government facility. Battle up to 32 opponents from around the world in Capture the Flag and more Half-Life® online games.

    This is definitely not just another day on the job.

    http://www.sierra.com/product.do?gamePlatformId=33

    Contributed by Indra is here (19792) on May 04, 2003.

Inside Flaps:
    The Academy never prepared you for this...

    It was just another day on the job...until all Hell broke loose. Bizarre, bloodthirsty aliens and a military death squad were definitely NOT cleared for entry. As Security, it's your job to bring order to this mess while you try to keep yourself and the scientists alive. It's going to be one hell of a day.

    • Also includes Opposing Force, the award-winning action thriller that places you in the boots of a military specialist assigned to eliminate Gordon Freeman.
    • Blue Shift contains the award-winning artificial intelligence, animation, and technology that made Half-Life PC Gamer's "Greatest Game Of All Time."
    • Learn more about the incidents at Black Mesa, and explore new areas of this mysterious government facility.


    "Every bit of Blue Shift is worthy of the Half-Life legacy..."
    GamePro

    "Black Mesa never looked better."
    PC Gamer

    Contributed by JPaterson (9146) on Dec 08, 2001.

Back of the Box:
    Two new episodes for "the best PC game ever"

    Half-Life has been named Game of the Year by over 50 publications and dubbed "The Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer. In Half-Life: Blue Shift, explore previously restricted areas of the mysterious Black Mesa government facility. Blue Shift also contains the Half-Life HD Pack, which upgrades the weapons and characters of all the games in the Half-Life saga.

  • Return to Black Mesa as the security guard who allied with Gordon Freeman in the original, award-winning thriller.

  • 32-Person Multiplayer. Battle opponents from around the world in Capture the Flag and more Half-Life online games.

  • Includes the Half-Life HD Pack. Automatically upgrade all of your weapons and characters with new high definition content.

    Also Includes: Half-Life: Opposing Force

  • Opposing Force casts you as one of the military specialists sent in to destroy Gordon Freeman.

  • Experience a robust collection of multiplayer content, including Opposing Force Capture the Flag and maps created by industry all-stars.

  • Winner of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Science's Action Game of the Year.

    Contributed by Trixter (8734) on Jun 25, 2001.