Natural Selection 2
So here is a blast from the past, the sequel to Natural Selection, the multiplayer Half-Life mod, which has had a quiet development for years now. Anyway, the developers Unknown Worlds released a bunch of information today, out of the blue.
The big release is a teaser trailer at Kotaku.
The official Natural Selection 2 website also has some basic information about the game. Such as the game is scheduled for release this fall, it is a stand-alone game with a custom-built engine, it will ship with modding tools, there will be no combat mode, and while the initial release is for the PC, they are planning Mac and X-Box 360 versions. The system requirements are a "1.2 GHz Processor, 256MB RAM, a DirectX 9 level graphics card, Windows Vista/2000/XP, mouse, keyboard and of course, an internet connection."
They are also accepting pre-orders in two different packages. The Standard edition at $20 includes the game when it is released and beta access. The Special Edition includes the game, access to the alpha and beta, special black marine armor, and the warm fuzzy feeling of supporting indie development.