Jonathan "Mizu" Kyle   Manchester, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Greetings there, Steam people or Youtube people! This is my primary Steam account on which I play a whole lot of variety of games or just hang around in to chat around the Internet. You can add me to play with me but do inform me who you are when I ask you or beforehand in the comments so I could take notice.

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Starts you off slowly but eventually you'll get to the harder room. This chamber will test your coordination with your partner, your speed in keeping up with timed surfaces, as well as your ability to cooperate in getting to the hardest part of the level a
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Black Mesa is a re-imagining of Half-Life. Not a Remaster! While this does mean that the developers made some changes (and sweet Gman, are there many), they reinvigorate one of the best shooters of all time into a fresh experience, the likes of which will likely never be this anticipated and well-received after such a long development again, with the obvious exception of Half-Life 3 (one can dream).

What started as a fan project to remake Half-Life into the Source engine has since become one of the best shooter experiences on the PC, much like the original Half-Life back in the day, and that's not because of the property it's based on. Black Mesa does so much right that it's hard to call any complains one may have with it anything but nitpicks. There really isn't anything bad to say about this. I guess the Multiplayer is rather barebones in comparison and it wasn't their focus on making it anything different from what was offered back then, from what I've played at least.

Massive props to the composer Joel Nielsen! Especially the Xen tracks. From the moment you enter this world, you're immediately sucked in and the music builds up over these last few chapters into an epic crescendo, which you'll hum in your head or out loud weeks or maybe even months after you've completed the game. And speaking of Xen...

Was it worth the wait? Absolutely. What felt like a nuisance and a complete departure from the core game back in the day, and to this day still, was transformed into a world that looks and feels alive, with haunting atmosphere and countless places to stop and take pictures at. There are new enemies, puzzles, platforming that feels good. The literal climb to the final boss was a bit tedious on the Hard difficulty with the new design, but it's all part of the fun dying a few times, learning from your mistakes. Other than that, the game as a whole puts other developers/publishers to shame with their take on putting old games with slightly touched graphics and unlocked framerates up for 60€. Black Mesa is having none of that.
"Let's release the game for 18€ and a workshop to allow the modding community, which we ourselves are a part of, to contribute and add more stuff in!"

I am used to writing in-depth reviews, with structure, cohesion, an overall idea of where I want to go and points that I come across that take me there. But this is truly one that, much like the game itself, takes you on a rollercoaster of emotions and leaves you breathless by the time you get off it.

If you're a fan of FPS or shooters in general, get this game.
If you're a fan of Half-Life and want to relive the Resonance Cascade, get this game.
If you're thinking of getting into the Half-Life universe, then what are you waiting for?
Get. This. Game.
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Reverse boss fight

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MizuDG May 19 @ 10:51am 
I don't know why you can't add me as I receive requests from bots/scammed accounts frequently, but I've added you either way. :)
-V||- UNCHAINED May 19 @ 6:06am 
Sure its for fun anyways i cant add u for some reason :p add me so i can hit u up
MizuDG May 19 @ 6:02am 
If you're inviting me to something like a sniper lobby or 1v1, I'm quite rusty. Other than that, sure, just hmu whenever and I'll tell you if I'm free at the time :)
-V||- UNCHAINED May 18 @ 4:00pm 
Mw2 if u still play :)?
Dance Commander Jun 30, 2019 @ 12:37am 
what's up daddylongneck
SWiiTCHiKiLL Mar 17, 2018 @ 10:52am 
Hey mate! Just found your comment on my profile page. Thank you very much for your kind words! Hahah yeah I remember these days too. Unforgettable. Thanks once more for your kind words! ;-)