In "The Hidden", players choose the role of either a near invisible killer, Subject 617, or one member of an Intercept squad who have to capture him, I.R.I.S. In the simple but challenging gameplay of an 'one against all'? mode, Subject 617 creeps/sneaks through the maps armed only with a knife and three pipe bombs. The IRIS team carry a selection of weaponry, fully customisable at round start, from F2000 assault rifles through to shotguns or sub machine guns as well as a pistol as a secondary weapon. However, they can hardly see Subject 617 as, just like the 'Predator', only the outline of his silhouette is visible. On top of that the Hidden also moves a little faster and has many abilites such as pouncing, wall grabbing, corpse pinning and the fatal pigsticker attack. Therefore co-operation is necessary for I.R.I.S. if they wish to prevail (if they dont want to become the prey/victim themselves). This leads to an outstanding gaming experience on public servers:...

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Hidden Source Beta 4B Release

Hidden Source Beta 4B Release

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While it's not Beta 5, we felt that enough's enough and that we had to get something out the door. So while this update does nothing on the code side...

Personally, I think I have too much bloom. Maybe that's the trouble with me

Personally, I think I have too much bloom. Maybe that's the trouble with me

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Ahha, a progress report! While I do not exactly bring the best of news, in that this is not going to give you a date for our next release, it should at...

Hidden Stats Launched

Hidden Stats Launched

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Dear ModDB, My name is Robert "RaideR" Baxter-Kaneen, team leader of The team and I have been working on this service for about 4 weeks, and...

Hidden Source Beta 4 Released!

Hidden Source Beta 4 Released!

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We said we were going to attempt monthly updates from here to the end, and we have 'near enough' done it this time, give or take a week. In our mad rush...

Hidden Source updates to Beta 4!

Hidden Source updates to Beta 4!

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Falling just over the 4 week deadline we set ourselves at the release of Beta 3, it's here, the smaller but no less tasty, Beta 4! As you may appreciate...

Beta 3 Server Side Patch

Beta 3 Server Side Patch

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We've fixed up some of the issues server admins were seeing (such as mass timeouts) and released an interim update until we have Beta 4 sorted out. For...

Hidden Source Beta 3 Release!

Hidden Source Beta 3 Release!

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Half Life 2 mod Hidden: Source, the ModDB Editor's Choice Multiplayer Mod of 2005, launches the feature-packed Beta 3 this Friday 28th April, 7pm GMT...

Beta 3 Is Nearly Upon Us

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Progress on the next release goes well - there's a (nearly) up to date change log on the forum for our internal build that shows how much progress...

The plans you refer to will soon be back in our hands.

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Following a huge discussion on the forums we've taken the ideas on board and are working towards improving the IRIS side of gameplay. With that in...

Hidden Source / Interlopers.net Mapping competition

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Interlopers.net and the hl2 mod The Hidden, joined forces to bring all you mappers a good oportunity to show wath you got. This is a free theme map competition...

Hidden Source Beta 2 RELEASED!

Hidden Source Beta 2 RELEASED!

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Here it is - the Beta 2 release in all its glory, both dedicated server and client code. Still waiting for some mirrors to confirm so I'll add them...

If this were a movie, it'd take three or four sequels to do it justice.

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So you are all anticipating a Friday release for Beta2? Have no fear, we are on track for that date and the whole package is looking cracking if I do...

Hidden -Source Beta2 release in TWO weeks!

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Ooook, here's the facts - we are in the final, final stages of getting Beta 2 out of the door. Our internal time scale is to have a complete feature...

September MOTM: The Hidden

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Well guys, I can't believe its already been a month since our last Mod of the Month! It's great to see we're getting to be a little more...

Huge Media Update!

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So our Monday update thing we had going slipped a little, but I'd say we've made up for it! Us artists have been beavering away (under Ging's...

Weapon Media Update

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Just to show you all we are keeping on top of things and that we are getting closer to a complete Beta2, we have unveiled our new weapon media. All weapons...

Media update

Media update

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With the beta 2 timetable going along according to plan,the artists have been cracking on and have come up with some lovely new marine models. Based on...

The Hidden Source Interview

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modDB.com has had the chance to sit down with the The Hidden team and with the recent release and another one on the way it is a mod to watch and a interview...

Hidden: Source beta release!

Hidden: Source beta release!

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The Hidden: Source beta is released! Features include: Bug fixes: Fixed spawning inside other players Fixed multiple hiddens created when dead marine...

Bad news, linux server

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News from the front - I've been struggling with this linux server all day now, cheers to Raider for the shell account, but sadly it was not a memory...

Updated Changelog

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Updated Changelog Taster -> Beta 1 : Bug fixes - Fixed spawning inside other players Fixed multiple hiddens created when dead marine disconnects Altered...

RSS Feed

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Hello there! Just popped up to notify you Hidden fans of a small update to the website. We now have an RSS feed, so you can bookmark it into your favourite...

Big Media Update

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And lo, the clamouring of the community for marine renders has been answered! What we've got here my friends is a prime example of alabama blacksnake...

Next Release Details

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Here is rough glance of what you will see in the next release. Expect a new marine class, incorporating some of the suggestions given by you lot Don't...

Hidden Source in PC Gamer!

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Yet another press appearance - hitting store shelves today (subscribers will probably have recieved their copies by now!). The Hidden : Source makes a...

Hidden site update

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We have had a big update to the website, giving it a fresh look, and some more media and some videos to feast your eyes on. We are also making good progress...