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Half-Life: Opposing Forces is a first person shooting video game developed by Gearbox/Valve and published by Valve. The video game was released on November 19, 1999. In order to get a USK 16 rating in Germany the game was censored.


Germany Censorship[]

  • Blood has been completely removed from the game.
  • You can no longer tear enemies apart using certain weapons.
  • In the uncensored version if you shoot the aliens stuck to the celling they will drop their last prey. In the German version they drop a few screws.
  • If you use the Barnacle the enemy will disappear and there is no longer any blood.
  • You can no longer shoot/kill scientists and security guards. If you try they will sit on the floor.
  • Most enemies dissolve when killed.
  • Most screams in the game were removed.
  • In the uncensored version if you keep on shooting corpses you will see additional blood effects. This doesn't happen in the German version.
  • All humans in multiplayer have been replaced with the Helmet skin.

Where to find it uncensored[]

Every other country has it uncensored. The German Steam site now offers a uncensored patch.