GameSpot has confirmed that Valve's upcoming action game sequel, Half-Life 2, will be released in September. The sequel will feature the return of Gordon Freeman, the protagonist of the first game. In the sequel, Freeman can expect to encounter several characters from the previous game, including Barney the security guard and the mysterious G-man, for whom Freeman now works. Freeman will also meet a new female character, Alyx, whose mother was killed during the events of the original game.
Half-Life 2 is scheduled for release on September 30 of this year. We'll have more information soon.