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The Orange Box
Game Description:Once again players assume the role of Gordon Freeman, a scientist destined to save the Earth from hordes of gruesome alien attackers. Valve has created a fully realized world in Half-Life 2, with objects and characters that feature accurate physics properties, behaving with the appropriate mass, density, and physical properties of their real-life counterparts. Extremely intelligent computer AI result in enemies that plan, adapt, and respond to the player's actions. Following on the heels of the similarly-titled next-gen console edition, this package is a near-complete package of the Half-Life 2 phenomenon, packed with bonuses in addition to the genre-expanding original Half-Life 2 game. Half-Life 2: Episode One and Episode Two add-on levels are also on the disc, as are the stunningly complex puzzle game Portal and the online phenomenon Team Fortress 2.
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The Orange Box News

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  • The Orange Box Reduced To $20 -- Time To Play Half-Life 2 Again

    The price of The Orange Box, the bundle containing some of the best video games of the past five years, has been reduced to a mere $20 on Steam. The Orange Box includes five of Valve's iconic games: Portal, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, Half-Life 2: Episode 2, and Team Fortress 2. The drop in price probably has something to do with...

    Posted April 7, 2011

    The Orange Box Reduced To $20 -- Time To Play Half-Life 2 Again
  • Valve Replaces Pre-E3 Portal 2 Reveal With "Surprise"

    UPDATE: Valve has cancelled this event. So nope, we will not broadcasting at this event. However you can expect to see Valve on the G4 stage during our live E3 programming where we hope to show off Portal 2 and any other surprise Valve may have. Even when Valve toys and tortures, they still manage to do so with style and wit. Case in point, an...

    Posted June 1, 2010

    Valve Replaces Pre-E3 Portal 2 Reveal With "Surprise"
  • The Incredible And Hilarious History Of Portal's Aperture Science

    Valve’s mind-bending puzzler Portal contained some of the most innovative and compelling game design in recent memory, but perhaps the most memorable aspect of the game was its narrative and story structure. Giving players just enough info to keep them wanting to know more, creating hidden areas scrawled with cryptic messages about cakes...

    Posted March 25, 2010

    The Incredible And Hilarious History Of Portal's Aperture Science
  • Valve Bringing Steam To Macs In April

    Well, Valve has made good on their not-so-subtle teases by announcing it will bring its digital distribution platform Steam, along with the developer's acclaimed library of titles, to Macs this April. Valve president Gabe Newell called the Mac "a great platform for entertainment services," adding, "As we transition from...

    Posted March 8, 2010

    Valve Bringing Steam To Macs In April
  • X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade

    The past decade in gaming featured some of the best games ever created, and X-Play is here to document that with this three-part look at the best that the aughts had to offer. Watch these videos and let us know if you agree or disagree with Adam and Morgan's assessment of the best of the 2000's. Is your favorite game represented in the...

    Posted January 14, 2010

    X-Play Breaks Down the Best Games of the Decade
  • Portal Designer Kim Swift Leaves Valve, Joins Dark Void Developer

    One of the masterminds behind Portal, Valve designer Kim Swift, has left the studio. Gamasutra reports Swift has left Valve to become a project lead at developer Airtight Games, who is currently finishing work on Dark Void for Capcom. It's unknown what project Swift will work on, but she will apparently be part of a team creating games aimed at...

    Posted December 7, 2009

    Portal Designer Kim Swift Leaves Valve, Joins Dark Void Developer
  • Valve: PS3 Owners Got "Stepchild" Version Of The Orange Box

    Hope everyone had a nice 4th of July. Here's some console-war flame-bait to get the week started right! According to Valve head Doug Lombardi, the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box is inferior to the 360 and the PC versions. "If we were customers of that product on PlayStation, we'd feel like we sort of got the stepchild version of...

    Posted July 6, 2009

    Valve: PS3 Owners Got "Stepchild" Version Of The Orange Box
  • Valve's Orange Box Finally Receives Novint Falcon Controller Support

    Novint’s Falcon controller of the future is one of the craziest pieces of technology available today. If you aren’t familiar with it, the controller basically lets you feel the actions taking place in a game in hyper-realistic ways, sometimes by replicating the physical make-up of objects, thereby creating the proper amount of...

    Posted June 24, 2009

    Valve's Orange Box Finally Receives Novint Falcon Controller Support
  • Valve Won't Develop On PS3 Again Until They Can Do It Right

    Hey, at least Valve's honest. The company has never expressed much interest in developing for PlayStation 3 and been pretty clear about their reasons. When Electronic Arts ported The Orange Box, it bummed out Valve because it hasn't supported the platform since then. In Billy's interview with co-founder Gabe Newell, he said Valve won't be...

    Posted June 12, 2009

    Valve Won't Develop On PS3 Again Until They Can Do It Right
  • Valve's Weekend Special Means PC Gamers Have No Excuse Not To Own 'The Orange Box'

    Watch Larger Version of this Video If you're a PC gamer and you haven't picked up Valve's outstanding The Orange Box then you've just ran out of excuses. The company has announced that the set will be on sell this weekend via Steam. "The weekend special on Steam is The Orange Box, an award-winning collection of Valve titles including...

    Posted April 24, 2009| 78 Comments

    Valve's Weekend Special Means PC Gamers Have No Excuse Not To Own 'The Orange Box'
  • Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales for 'Half-Life', 'Counter-Strike'

    Valve has always been tight-lipped with their sales numbers, especially when it comes to sales made over Steam, but they released a ton of numbers today. The numbers show the lifetime sales at retail for most of their first-party games, but do not include sales on Steam. That remains a mystery and a closely guarded secret, but it's safe to...

    Posted December 3, 2008| 31 Comments

    Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales for 'Half-Life', 'Counter-Strike'
  • Valve Wants to Study Your Brain

    Valve Co-founder Gabe Newell wants to do a scientific study on gamer's brains while they're playing so they can design and develop games even better. He published an extensive article about why and how he's so interested in making it happen. Valve is the company that brought us such fun things as The Orange Box, Left 4 Dead, and the Counter...

    Posted November 21, 2008| 38 Comments

    Valve Wants to Study Your Brain
  • No 'Team Fortress 2' Updates For PS3

    Valve executives Gabe Newell and Doug Lombardi said that updates for their FPS title, Team Fortress 2, will be not be making its way to the Playstation 3, according to 1UP's report. The updates, including the recent "Heavy Update", was released for the PC earlier this year and will make its way to the Xbox 360 version soon. Lombadi...

    Posted September 24, 2008| 25 Comments

    No 'Team Fortress 2' Updates For PS3
  • 'Heavy Update' Drops On The 360 This Year

    Xbox Live users, per your request, Valve will bring its "heavy update" (along with all previous updates) for Team Fortress 2 to the 360 later this year. So prepare you appetite for some "sandviches", an all new Arena mode and plenty of frag to go around. Valve didn't disclose a price yet for the update, as well as its...

    Posted August 22, 2008| 15 Comments

    'Heavy Update' Drops On The 360 This Year
  • G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!

    G-Phoria is over and we've got the winners! The past twelve months have been unprecedented in terms of quality games coming out for home consoles. Halo 3 narrowly topped the competition and won Game of the Year in the closest vote in G-Phoria history. Check under the cut for the full list of winners from G-Phoria 2008. Read More?

    Posted August 7, 2008| 625 Comments

    G-Phoria Winners Are Announced!
  • X-Play Presents The Best Games of the Decade Part 3

    Posted: January 14, 2010

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  • Morgan's Deals: Great Games at Discount Prices

    Posted: October 16, 2009

    16,082 Views | 02:14

  • G-Phoria 08: Best Voice Acting

    Posted: August 7, 2008

    3,654 Views | 01:39 | 1 Comment

  • G-Phoria 08: Best Shooter

    Posted: August 7, 2008

    4,486 Views | 01:40 | 4 Comments

  • G-Phoria 08: Most Original

    Posted: August 7, 2008

    3,019 Views | 01:39 | 3 Comments

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