Half-Life 2

Sequel to one of the greatest FPS of all time, with a stunning graphics and physicis engine.

VideoGamer.com Score:

9

Our Verdict: Technical problems aside, a stunning fifteen-hour adventure with Gordon Freeman and co is about the best swansong a console could ask for.

Latest Articles for Half-Life 2

Will the next-generation eradicate online launch dilemmas? article article

Will the next-generation eradicate online launch dilemmas?

With the likes of GTA 5, SimCity and Final Fantasy XIV all struggling during the launch of their online offerings, will the next-generation of consoles be able to ensure that failing servers are a thing of the past?

2 Publish date Posted Oct 9
Half-Life 2 protest attracts 10,000 players news news

Half-Life 2 protest attracts 10,000 players

The Half-Life 2 "Call for Communication" group saw 10,000 players boot up their copies of Valve's seminal FPS this weekend as part of an organised request for information.

Publish date Posted Feb 6 2012
DRM drives gamers to piracy, says Valve news news

DRM drives gamers to piracy, says Valve

The restrictions imposed by DRM systems may be encouraging people to play pirate games, according to Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve.

3 Publish date Posted Nov 28 2011
Visionary Top 5: PC article article

Visionary Top 5: PC

Our predictions for what 2009 has in store for PC fanboys.

4 Publish date Posted Dec 26 2008
"No confirmation on UK plans" to break up Orange Box news news

"No confirmation on UK plans" to break up Orange Box

EA has no word on selling Portal, Team Fortress 2 and Half-Life: Episode 2 individually in UK shops.

2 Publish date Posted Mar 6 2008
Digital Tales: Early multiplayer and Half-Life article article

Digital Tales: Early multiplayer and Half-Life

A recount of some early multiplayer gaming in and around Half-Life's bunker. Damn that alarm!

3 Publish date Posted Feb 27 2008

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Will the next-generation eradicate online launch dilemmas? in Article Comments

alexbilbie's Avatar

300,000 servers doesn't necessarily mean physical servers. Microsoft has invested hugely in virtualisation technology over recent years. I'm assuming that this new platform is running on Azure or...

Valve trademarks Half-Life 3 as dev teams are spotted on internal database in Article Comments

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"This taught me to hope,'' said she, "as I had scarcely ever allowed myself to hope before."

Evil Dead remake director wants to make Half-Life movie in Article Comments

EverTheOptimist's Avatar

I still think there will be a really good game to film translation one day, but I'm not sure it'll be Half Life. The game has a great story and is already cinematic so it'll either be a carbon copy...

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 18/11/2005
Developer: Valve
Publisher: Vivendi Universal
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 16+
Site Rank: 3,646 398
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