The Boy Who Stole Half-Life 2 – Eurogamer

Eurogamer have an interesting article chronicling the story of Axel Gembe, the German hacker responsible for breaking into Valve’s network and releasing the source code for the then-unfinished Half Life 2 back in 2003. This is the first time we’re able to hear the story from his point of view, and it outlines the entire event pretty well. Check it out over at The story of Half Life 2’s development is pretty much a legend among PC gamers and its weird hearing this story so many years down the line. Who remembers that early screenshot? Ah, good memories…

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