Gaming News October 2004

Half-Life 2 Steam Offers Ready Thursday
Valve Software :: Wednesday, October 06, 2004
Tomorrow at 11 am PST, the Half-Life 2 Steam offers will be ready for purchase. Details and pricing for these offers are pasted below. Those who purchase via Steam, will receive the final version of Counter-Strike: Source immediately. Half-Life 2 and other games in the Steam offerings will be made available to purchasers upon their release.

ATI/Half-Life 2 bundle owners may redeem their product key for the Bronze offer or apply their key toward the purchase of either the Silver or Gold offers, receiving a credit equal to the price of the Bronze offer. Also tomorrow, the Counter-Strike: Source beta will close. Valve would like to thank the thousands of gamers who participated in the beta and helped make it a success.

For more detailed information, please visit www.steampowered.com

Half-Life 2 Steam Offers

1. “Bronze” — $49.95
— Half-Life 2*
— Counter-Strike: Source
*(To be made available upon product’s release.)

2. “Silver” — $59.95
— Half-Life 2*
— Counter-Strike: Source
— Half-Life 1: Source*
— Day of Defeat: Source*
— Valve’s back catalog currently available on Steam *(To be made available upon products’ release.)


3. “Gold” — $89.95
— Half-Life 2*
— Counter-Strike: Source
— Half-Life 1: Source*
— Day of Defeat: Source*
— Valve’s back catalog currently available on Steam
— Complete Half-Life 2 Strategy Guide from Prima Games
— 3 different Half-Life 2 posters
— Half-Life Collector’s box
— Half-Life 2 hat
— Half-Life 2 postcard
— Half-Life 2 stickers
— Half-Life 2 Soundtrack CD
— Chance to win a trip to Valve! (1 trip offered for every 5000 Gold packages purchased).
*(To be made available upon products’ release.)

High-end Gaming PC Buyer’s Guide @ Sharky Extreme
Sharky Extreme :: Saturday, October 02, 2004
“Today on Sharky Extreme, we’ve posted our September High-end Gaming PC Buyer’s Guide, where we take $2500 in search of high-end Intel and AMD gaming systems.”

Check it out