Video game developer Valve has announced that the Half-Life fan made remake Black Mesa has been accepted in the first round of content for the new Greenlight service for Steam.
The rest of the projects that have made the cut include:
- Cry of Fear, another Half-Life based mod which focuses on horror;
- Project Zomboid, a sandbox undead powered survival game;
- McPixel, a puzzle game that was also promoted via The Pirate Bay;
- Heroes & Generals, a free-to-play online shooter;
- Towns, a mix between a city builder and role playing game;
- No More Room in Hell, another zombie mod for Half-Life 2;
- Dream, an exploration game with a focus on visuals;
- Kenshi, a role playing game set in feudal Japan;
- Routine, a survival science fiction title.
Anna Sweet, who is a business developer at Valve
, has stated, “The Steam community rallied around these titles and made them the clear choice for the first set of titles to launch out of Greenlight. Since launch, hundreds of titles have been submitted, with more coming in every day. We expect to be announcing more titles coming to Steam via Greenlight soon.”
The company has not yet said exactly when the game will be available on Steam.
Greenlight is designed to allow lower profile titles to get a chance to arrive on Steam, the biggest digital distribution service in the gaming world.
Gamers can check out the official feature page and vote on their favorite titles.
was first introduced, a number of offensive and fake entries flooded the service, which prompted Valve to introduce a new 100-dollar (78- Euro) tax for all those who register a new potential candidate.
The money is donated directly to charity and Valve does not profit in any way from Greenlight.