List of brands and companies in Half-Life and Portal universe

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The Half-Life and Portal universe features many brands, both actual (marked with a star) and fictional; some were also cut from the final game. This articles aims at listing them, whether they be food, vehicle, or any other brands.

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[edit] Food brands

[edit] Pre-release

[edit] Fruit brands

[edit] Beau Geste*

An actual[1] brand, which is a nod to 1939 film Beau Geste, seen on one of the fruit crate labels, used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Golden Pears*

An actual[2] brand, seen on one of the fruit crate labels used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Mariposa*

An actual[3] brand, seen on one of the fruit crate labels used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Mustang*

An actual[4] brand, seen on one of the fruit crate labels used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Snoboy*

An actual[5] brand, seen on one of the fruit crate labels used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Strength*

An actual[6] brand, seen on one of the fruit crate labels used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Soda brands

[edit] Coca-Cola*

The copyrighted brand "Coca-Cola" was used on a soda vending machine during Half-Life's development.

[edit] Fruitopia*

The copyrighted brand "Fruitopia" was used on a soda vending machine during Half-Life's development.

[edit] Minute Maid*

The copyrighted brand "Minute Maid" was used on a soda vending machine during Half-Life's development.

[edit] Pepsi*

The copyrighted brand "Pepsi" was used on a soda vending machine during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] T-Dog

A soda brand used during Half-Life 2's development.

[edit] Retail

[edit] Fast food brands

[edit] Big Tony's Pizza

One of the fast food brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Tesla's Tacos

One of the fast food brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Soda brands

[edit] Captivation

One of the soda brands in Half-Life: Dreamcast. A nod to Captivation Digital Laboratories.

[edit] Dante

One of the soda brands in Half-Life and Half-Life: Dreamcast. A nod to Dante's hell in The Divine Comedy.

[edit] Dr. Breen's Private Reserve
[edit] Glub

One of the soda brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Grape Ape

One of the soda brands in Half-Life and Half-Life: Dreamcast.

[edit] Guthrie

One of the soda brands in Half-Life. A nod to John Guthrie, who designed most of the Black Mesa maps.

[edit] Hai!

One of the soda brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Yuck

One of the soda brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Gallery

[edit] Carousel Snacks

One of the snacks vending machines brands in Half-Life.

[edit] Beer.

[edit] Milk.

[edit] Other

[edit] Pre-release

[edit] Ace

The brand of a cut sandblasting cabinet that was to appear in Kleiner's Lab.

[edit] Arbeit Laboratories

[edit] Bethlem Wire Rope*

An acutal[7] wire ropes brand, cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Cafe American

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Dis Bee Goot

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.

[edit] DoALL

The brand of a unknown machine that was to appear in Kleiner's Lab.

[edit] Fiesta

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Hotel Metropol*

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.
Hotel Metropol is an actual name for a hotel in Moscow, Russia.

[edit] Ivad

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.

[edit] La Fingo

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.

[edit] Lumi Pur

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Numero 29

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2. Finnish word for "Number 29".

[edit] PalfAl

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.

[edit] Stjerne

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Teko

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2.

[edit] Teräs

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2. Finnish word for "Steel".

[edit] Todo 58

An unknown brand cut from Half-Life 2. Apparently based on an ad for the "Perle 28" - a Belgian beer once made by the Caulier brewery - found in Brussels, Belgium.[8]

[edit] Tree

The brand of a cut drill press that was to appear in Kleiner's Lab.

[edit] Wright Bagwell

Appears in Half-Life 2 leak.

[edit] Retail

[edit] 606

[edit] Atlantic

[edit] Aperture Science

Main article: Aperture Science

[edit] АЗАЦКПЙ ПЕРЕХОД

Russian word, with grammar errors, for "Cossack Transition".

[edit] Black Mesa

Main article: Black Mesa

[edit] Cafe Baltic (?)

[edit] Cetaxo

A gas brand. The name is an anagram of the real-world gas brand name "Texaco"

[edit] Change (?)

[edit] ЦИМЕНТ

Bulgarian word for "concrete".

[edit] CyberCafe (?)

[edit] Dïordna Hotel (?)

[edit] Eiki*

The projector used for the "Dollar$ and Sense" slideshow in Portal appears to be based on the model LC-XT1 by the Eiki company.

[edit] Flavia

A paint brand.

[edit] Foto (?)

[edit] Gun-Nut

A .357 Magnum cartridges brand.

[edit] Haihan

A forklift brand.

[edit] ХССГ(?)

[edit] Invacare*

The brand of Keller's motorized wheelchair. It is an actual manufacturer and distributor of non-acute medical equipment, including wheelchairs.

[edit] КОРПОРАУИЯ

Russian word, with grammar errors, for "Corporation".

[edit] Nevrin 54

A brand of insect repellents.

[edit] Northern Petrol

An oil company. It is the former owner of Dock 137.

[edit] ПЕРЕВОЗКИ

Russian word for "Transportation".

[edit] Petrol

[edit] Prax Wars 2: Dante's Revenge

A fighting video game. Prax Wars is a nod to Prax War, an actual canceled game by developer Rebel Boat Rocker, on which Gearbox's Randy Pitchford worked.

[edit] Порт5 (Port5)

[edit] Salvotech

A shotgun shells brand.

[edit] СЕВЕРНБГЙ ВНОСИТВ ВЖУРНДП (Northern Logging*)

Incorrectly translated name, with grammar errors, of an actual company - Northern Logging.

[edit] Subarctic transport

[edit] СУБДРКТИЦЕСКИЙ КАЗАЦКПЙ / С КАЗАЦКПЙ

Russian word, with grammar errors, for "Subarctic Cossack".

[edit] Техника (Technics) (?)

A household goods brand (?).

[edit] Terin

A gas brand.

[edit] Terminal Hotel (?)

[edit] ТНТ

[edit] ТРАНС КОНТИНЕТАΔ

Russian word, with grammar errors, for "trans continental"

[edit] Veikko International

"Veikko" is a Finnish name.

[edit] Venturini

[edit] Wow

[edit] Zaida

[edit] See also

[edit] References

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