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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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  • Valve "Happy" To Talk Buyouts With EA

    While EA's latest bid to acquire a certain company is taking longer than they expected, at least one prominent developer seems to be willing to take an offer from the third-party mega publisher. Valve VP Doug Lombardi said that he would be "happy to have that conversation" if EA approaches them with an offer. "We set up the deal...

    Posted August 5, 2008| 24 Comments

    Valve "Happy" To Talk Buyouts With EA
  • The Heavy is Next Class For Updates in 'Team Fortress 2'

    Team Fortress 2's Heavy class is the next on the list to receive unlockable weapons, gameplay tweaks, and achievements. There is no release date for this update. Valve's Robin Walker wants to "make the Heavy more viable when he has no Medic to pair with." The PC version of Team Fortress 2 has already seen updates to the Medic and Pyro...

    Posted July 2, 2008| 21 Comments

    The Heavy is Next Class For Updates in 'Team Fortress 2'
  • Nugget From The Net

    Check out the below video: It's GLaGPS--GlaDOS from Portal in GPS form. Passive-aggressive directions are yours to enjoy. (via Kotaku)

    Posted June 30, 2008| 6 Comments

    Nugget From The Net
  • Next 'Team Fortress 2' Update Almost Done

    Much like the last update that made significant changes to the Medic class, the next update for Team Fortress 2 is almost ready and will spotlight the Pyro. The Pyro will be getting its own achievements and unlockable weapons. One of these weapons is a new axe that will always critical hit enemies that are on fire. They also sent word that the...

    Posted June 10, 2008| 11 Comments

    Next 'Team Fortress 2' Update Almost Done
  • 'Rock Band': "Still Alive" Available Now

    Looks like Still Alive slipped onto the Xbox Live Marketplace a bit early. It's available for download now. The PS3 version will probably still arrive on Thursday. Go forth and download!

    Posted March 31, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Rock Band': "Still Alive" Available Now
  • 'Orange Box' Honored By 100 Awards

    The mantle over Valve's fireplace must be ready to collapse. The company's Orange Box has won over 100 awards this year--50 Game of the Year honors plus over 50 craft awards for special achievements in gaming. It deserve it, too. That game is rad. Also: Please add number 101: G4's "OMG! You won many awards! Good for you!" award.

    Posted March 10, 2008| 11 Comments

    'Orange Box' Honored By 100 Awards
  • New Achievements for PC 'Orange Box'

    Gamers love achievements. It's a fact. Valve has heard this call and will be adding achievements to their back catalog of games over Steam hopefully before the end of the year. Furthermore, they will be adding a few new achievements to the Orange Box with the first set being some new ones for the Medic class in Team Fortress 2. TheFeed is...

    Posted November 26, 2007| 15 Comments

    New Achievements for PC 'Orange Box'
  • Valve Responds to 'Orange Box' Deactivations

    Earlier in the week, it became clear that Valve was deactivating copies of The Orange Box that were purchased internationally for use in different countries. Today, Valve's Doug Lombardi responded through ShackNews.com: "Valve uses Steam for territory control to make sure products authorized for use in certain territories are not being...

    Posted October 26, 2007| 18 Comments

    Valve Responds to 'Orange Box' Deactivations
  • Coulton To Record 'Orange Box' Song

    We thought it was impossible, but the Orange Box just got even cooler. In addition to Half-Life2.2, Portal, Team Fortress 2, and all the original iterations of those game, the Orange Box will include a special single written by geek song-writing sensation Jonathan Coulton. All that for only 49.94 (PC) or 59.95 (360 and PS3) Coulton (who also...

    Posted October 5, 2007| 4 Comments

    Coulton To Record 'Orange Box' Song
  • 'Portal' Gameplay Video

    Earlier today we gave you our hands on impressions of Portal, now check out some gameplay footage! This video is taken from the Xbox 360 version of The Orange Box. Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted October 3, 2007| 16 Comments

    'Portal' Gameplay Video
  • 'Portal': Hands On Impressions

    The Orange Box comes out next week, and it is easily one of the best deals ever to hit gaming. For $45-$60 (depending on platform and pre-order discount), you get 5 games. You might already have Half-Life 2 and Episode 1 if you're a PC gamer, but they are freebies. We've already been playing the Team Fortress 2 beta and so we wanted to get our...

    Posted October 3, 2007| 12 Comments

    'Portal': Hands On Impressions
  • PC Gamers Can Pre-Load 'Portal' Right Now

    The Orange Box, a compilation which includes a mix of Valve’s best and most anticipated games (Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode 1, Half-Life 2: Episode 2, Team Fortress 2, Portal) is being released exactly one week from today, but Steam subscribers can get their hands on one of the titles, Portal, right now, sort of. Anyone who...

    Posted October 3, 2007| 6 Comments

    PC Gamers Can Pre-Load 'Portal' Right Now
  • Best Original Game Nominees

    Posted: July 23, 2008

    1,380 Views | 00:41 | 9 Comments

  • Team Fortress 2: Pyro Tips

    Posted: July 2, 2008

    11,909 Views | 02:29 | 7 Comments

  • G-Phoria Needs Your Help!

    Posted: June 23, 2008

    839 Views | 04:27 | 3 Comments

  • First Look: Team Fortress 2: "Meet the Sniper"

    Posted: June 19, 2008

    4,876 Views | 01:49 | 8 Comments

  • All Access: Portal

    Posted: February 28, 2008

    739 Views | 02:19 | 5 Comments

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