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Hype Indie Black Mesa: Blue Shift aims to fully remake Barney's solo adventures

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Now a new group calling itself HECU Collective has begun work on a similar overhaul for the Gearbox-developed Half-Life expansion Blue Shift. Called Black Mesa: Blue Shift, it will make use of Black Mesa resources and be developed in the same style, and like Black Mesa will be released in chapters. It's not clear how far along development is at this point, but the team shared some screens and said that it hopes to announce a demo soon. And it does have some experience in the field, having previously released the Black Mesa mods Black Ops and Azure Sheep.

You can also take a listen to the first track from the Black Mesa: Blue Life soundtrack, by composer Aslan Akhmetov, below.










 

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This is really cool and makes perfect sense, but I’ve never thought of it. The expansions didn’t get Source ports, so it will be nice to see them brought into the present.
 
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Now a new group calling itself HECU Collective has begun work on a similar overhaul for the Gearbox-developed Half-Life expansion Blue Shift. Called Black Mesa: Blue Shift, it will make use of Black Mesa resources and be developed in the same style, and like Black Mesa will be released in chapters. It's not clear how far along development is at this point, but the team shared some screens and said that it hopes to announce a demo soon. And it does have some experience in the field, having previously released the Black Mesa mods Black Ops and Azure Sheep.

You can also take a listen to the first track from the Black Mesa: Blue Life soundtrack, by composer Aslan Akhmetov, below.

Intriguing idea