Codename: Gordon

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Codename: Gordon
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Developers
Nuclear Vision
Publishers
Valve Corporation
Engines
Flash
Release dates
Windows May 17, 2004

Key points

This game is hidden. Visit steam://install/92 in your browser to install the game. It will ask you if you want to "Launch Application", that application being Steam.
The game was originally supposed to be an April Fools' Day joke in which Gabe Newell would announce that the release date for Half-Life 2 had been moved up further, albeit with some parts cut out.[1]
The game was taken off Steam in February 2008 because the company that had made it went bankrupt.
Available as freeware

General information

Official game site (Archived)
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam Install with steam://install/92
All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>
The game does not have a save feature

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech (excluding background music for menu) is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Spanish

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 MB

References

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20040714075735/http://www.homelanfed.com/index.php?id=24085