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Post by Steve Farrelly @ 10:32am 26/05/10 | 10 Comments
Could the 80s ever do wrong? Well yes - Perfect Strangers, Full House and Yazz are all perfect examples of things we'd like to forget about the era that also gave us movies like Rad, Thrashin' and Gleaming The Cube, but there's also so much right about it (beyond the aforementioned), and a certain Apple Commercial comes to mind.

Now in the tradition of modern-day homages, Valve have come up with a perfect way to essentially launch their much revered Half-Life 2 as it nears its official release date for Mac OS X (May 26), by way of a 1984 Macintosh ad reimagining. This is the game all Apple owners too loyal to delve into PC or console have been waiting for, and it's all thanks to Steam for Mac. Check out the embedded video below for a bit of modern day nostalgia.






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mrmatt
Posted 10:37am 26/5/10
thats pretty cool for mac owners
ps your welcome
Eorl
Posted 11:34am 26/5/10
How is that liken to a 1984 mac ad? Confused.
Steve Farrelly
Posted 11:37am 26/5/10
did you click the "apple commercial" link in the OP Eorl?
E.T.
Posted 12:05pm 26/5/10
Welcome to 2004 Apple dudes.

Clever ad by Valve though.

last edited by E.T. at 12:05:28 26/May/10
3dee
Posted 12:13pm 26/5/10
Finally something to play. Even though it six years old.

HL2 rulez
Eorl
Posted 12:36pm 26/5/10
Ahhh, thanks steve :P
Josh
Posted 02:20pm 26/5/10
All hail the freeman!!! he lights a path into Mac gaming.....only joking Alyx is 100 times better.
iWhoop
Posted 06:13pm 26/5/10
I find it ironic that Apple with their OS locked down tighter than a gnat's ass and a rather pissweak software selection (at the time of that ad) is making adverts about setting you free.

What, so you get set free from a PC only to be enslaved by the apple hype?

All I see is a big white box in the OP, using Chrome on Windows 7.
m3nt4l
Posted 06:16pm 26/5/10
Excellent, now they can get on with EPISODE 3 dammit
molokoplus
Posted 09:14am 27/5/10
seriously Apple users
Just get your heads out of your a******* and buy a PC
Steve doesnt care about you
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