Raises the outdated graphical appearance of the Half-Life 2 trilogy to a state-of-the-art level, while giving it a more stressed, darker and minatory look. All low-res textures are replaced by high-res counterparts.
Cinematic Mod (CM) is a Half-Life 2 modification, that adds more details and a darker look to the original Half-Life 2 series.
Purpose of Cinematic Mod
Raise the quite outdated graphical appearance to a state-of-the-art level
Give the HL2 trilogy a more stressed, darker and minatory look
Complement the atmosphere with an emotional cinematic music soundtrack, that fits the action on the screen
Replace the low-resolution textures with high resolution counterparts and more detailed environments (hires melons!)
Complement the storyline with the unused content from the original games
Refresh the look and feel with optional new HD models
Add more replay value