Half-Life: Opposing Force is
the official game expansion for Half-Life, the
thrilling PC CD-ROM named "Game of the Year" by
over 50 publications. In Opposing Force (a.k.a.
"Op For"), players return to the Black Mesa
Research Facility to experience an entirely new
episode of single player action. In addition, Op
For also contains a massive collection of new
Remember the soldiers who gave
you so much trouble in Half-Life? Now you are
one of them--and life is not so easy as part of
the Opposing Force.
As a soldier sent in to
eliminate Gordon Freeman, you are separated from
your base unit and discover a new alien race
amidst the chaos. It's quickly revealed that
these highly advanced alien life forms descended
upon Earth to pillage the planet from the Black
Mesa facility when Gordon Freeman transported to
the border world of Xen.
Although you were originally
sent into Black Mesa to silence Freeman and his
fellow scientists in the facility, you now find
yourself stranded and confused--battling fierce
new alien creatures and a variety of other foes
in an effort to save your own life
But as a military
specialist, you are not unarmed. You'll gather a
custom arsenal of new military firearms,
experimental weapons and deadly alien devices.
And, as you explore further areas of Black Mesa,
you will encounter a new variety of human
characters to interact with--on both friendly
and unfriendly terms.
In addition to the extensive
new single player experience, Opposing Force
will also contain a robust collection of fresh
multiplayer content, including new weapons,
player characters (models), and several new
multiplayer maps designed by the experts at
Gearbox Software. Opposing Force will also
feature new levels created by all-star legends
of the Dallas gaming community.
Return to the Black Mesa Research Facility as a
Experiment with a host of new military,
experimental and alien weapons.
Battle a fierce new alien race and interact
with more human characters.
Compete in new multiplayer maps designed by