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Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2 (XBX) game cover art
Platform: Xbox
Genre: First-Person Shooter (Sci-Fi)
Developer: Valve

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
11/15/2005
EU
11/18/2005

Staff Reviews

Half-Life 2 review (PC)

Reviewed July 09, 2005

Daniel Forbes says: "Like Half-Life's Black Mesa, it's a place infused with an atmosphere and culture that you can only experience through microcosms. Even more so than VALVe's immortal debut FPS, Half-Life 2 is a single, seamless scripted journey that's not so much about where you're going as much as who you meet on the way. Sometimes, you get there in time to be a hero; others, you're too late, whether it's by seconds or years."
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Half-Life 2 review (PC)

Reviewed July 04, 2008

Mike Suskie says: "Valve’s objective was to simply provide an FPS experience that surprises you around every turn and never stops entertaining. It works – every chapter in Half-Life 2 feels completely distinguishable from the last, and yet there isn’t a level in the game that I didn’t enjoy. Other developers should study Half-Life 2, because it’s a perfect example of how one game can so cleanly fit into a single genre, and at the same time constantly feel like something different."
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