Half-Life: Blue Shift was a 2001 spin-off developed by Gearbox that put gamers into the regulation boots of Barney Calhoun, a safety guard on the Black Mesa Analysis Facility and pal of Gordon Freeman. Following the unique Half-Life’s modder-made remake as Black Mesa, one other group of modders set to work remaking Blue Shift utilizing Black Mesa’s assets.

The HECU Collective has been releasing Black Mesa: Blue Shift chapter by chapter, and simply put out Chapter 4: Captive Freight, which you’ll see within the profesh-looking trailer above. An entire lot of issues go growth. With this whole, there are solely 4 extra chapters of Blue Shift left to go. 

Captive Freight is the most important chapter of Blue Shift to be remade thus far, and its launch is accompanied by enhancements for the earlier chapters together with bug fixes, stability tweaks (the crowbar’s slower however hits more durable, whereas the vortigaunts’ grenade trajectory has been altered), and enhancements to efficiency, AI navigation, audio, visible steerage, fashions, animations, and textures, amongst different issues. 

You’ll be able to download Black Mesa: Blue Shift from Black Mesa’s Steam Workshop, in addition to its ModDB web page. It is at present within the working for ModDB’s Mod of the 12 months 2022, alongside different standard mods like S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. Anomaly, Psychological Omega, Unification and Final Apocalypse for Daybreak of Conflict: Soulstorm, and Kingdoms of Arda, a Center-earth complete conversion for Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord. You’ll be able to cast your vote at ModDB.