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Resting comfortably on its throne, as the best selling game ever, Half-Life has what Hollywood producers dream of. A best-selling title which enjoys critical acclaim, a feat which could be described as the Holy Grail of movie producers. The title could not miss out on the latest trend of turning video games to movies. The game's movie rights are currently doing the rounds in Hollywood and the entire status of the gaming industry may be judged by whether or not the game does get picked up.

It's true that game conversions to the big screen have not been as prolific and as successful as those originating from the comics world but if one title has the potential to change that, its Half-Life. As a game it combined exciting narrative with innovative gameplay and managed to create a dedicated following among gamers. As a movie it would be guaranteed an audience of gamers, the size of the investment on Hollywood's part will decide the rest. The Half-Life plot is also one which makes it particularly inviting to a big screen version. The change in Gordon Freeman from a scientist starting his job at the top secret Black Mesa research facility, to the unlikely hero, is pure Hollywood material.

The gaming industry has started to make serious money and it has widened its audience to a level which has caused the established powers to start paying attention. A possible movie version of the best-selling game and its consequent success or failure could play a big part in confirming gaming as a strong commercial force. Why should movies get all the merchandising deals while games and their creators miss out? If Hollywood does not pick up the movie rights it will probably restrict most gaming-to-movie conversions to low-end productions and miniscule budgets. This could also happen if Hollywood perceives the whole video game industry as a threat to its established domination of the entertainment business.

Judging by the latest surge of game inspired movies and the public's thirst to see such conversions however, it is very likely that a big budget movie will be produced, for the sake of the industry we will all pray that the movie will do the game justice.

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This shit better be rated R, anything below will be some f**king toned-down bullshit that no one needs to see, just like Doom-GBA was, green blood and no-exploding bodies... wtf was that?! Stupid mother f**kers, I hate censorship with a passion. But I agree, Half-Life: the Movie should be an action-packed, incredible story-driven type movie with many horror parts, such as headcrabs just popping the f**k out of vents at the quietest times, and all hell just breaking loose in Black Mesa (comment field just f**ked up, space-bar running non-stop, text appearing everywhere, on new lines, not all the way to the end, etc. - f**king horrible megagames HTML'ers) , headcrabs taking over Freeman's former friends, huge aliens battles, crazy deaths (including scientists, army, etc.) I agree with Hello Bob about the computer-animated movie, that'd be f**king sweet, but if they have graphics artists as good as Starship Troopers or Jurassic Park on the movie, I'd prefer real life then. Man I hope they don't f**k this up like every other game 2 movie out there, f**k i'm tired of f**king sappy half-assed game movies, it's turning out now they spend more time on f**king games than they do on movies, hollywood has lost its urge to aim for quality, they go for speed and "what sells" now, which obviously isn't a good movie anymore. To sum it up, Half-Life: the movie = action packed, good (realistic, no far-fetched shit) story-driven movie, lots of horror/scary shit in there, AMAZING f**king computer graphics, no new shit that's f**king stupid that wasn't in the game, preferably Black Mesa or better setting (Black Mesa should work), and put some f**kING EFFORT into this movie you f**king weak-ass movie producers.

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yea techboy sorry you can't defend yourself against me, that doesn't mean i have to get a life, that means you have to learn how to carry an argument with someone, and retract your comments about the rocket launcher. and since you don't play q3, which is what i assumed, i am now sure that you suck at it. don't diss a game if you barely play it, alright? and yes i have a life, this is just pass-time fun.

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ok... way back a guy said:"Valve dont even work with Sierra anymore u retard, they work with vivendi"... hrm. Now, flame me if im wrong, but sierra and vivendi are the same thing... they rebranded in some areas :/Hl movie would be good, but it better be produced by an A movie producer - just think - spielberg HL :p

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The movie should be comp animated, not real acting or shit like that, i think u could b a whole lot more phreaky that way;to all of those who have done more than 2 posts in here to argue, *}LoSeRs{*

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I'm with all that say the movie will rock, especially if it has a good director. The movie won't compare with Half-Life 2, but if it's done right, it will rock. Its still the best game to date, IMO.

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I think HL the movie will be either great and it won't have anything to do with the game or it will suck ass... end of story. I doubt it will have to do something with the game well it might but not give you the feeling. movies and games are just 2 different worlds.... they should call it something else than HL the movie. like FF the movie.... had nothing to do with any FF game.. any person that says something shitty about my comment will get beaten to death by me personally. i can f**king trace all of you mother f**kers. greetings

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