Day: March 25, 2020

Why Half of-Life’s Metropolis 17 modified into as soon as pivotal to gaming’s post-Soviet obsession

Why Half of-Life’s Metropolis 17 modified into as soon as pivotal to gaming’s post-Soviet obsession

The underground labs of the original Half-Life were set somewhere among New Mexico’s towering desert canyons. It wasn’t your prototypical blockbuster locale, but it was still Hollywood-esque, reminiscent of Cold War-era sci-fi films like Them!, where US Army men battled against giant irradiated ants below a blistering American sun. The setting of Half-Life’s sequel, on…