Wired Magazine’s Vaporware Awards are legendary. Rewarding the best software or hardware that simply went *poof* and was never seen again. They’ve been doing it every year since 1997 (technically, 1996).
Most associate the Vaporware Awards with Duke Nukem Forever, as it has made it on the list almost every single year, topped the list numerous times, and got a “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2003.
But Valve is no stranger to the Vaporware Awards. Team Fortress 2 has appeared several times, CS: Condition Zero once got a dishonorable mention, and Half-Life 2 topped the list in 2003.
Last year, Black Mesa popped up on 4th place.
Well, it’s that time of the year again, and as you can see…