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  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre:Shooter
  • Developer: Valve
  • Release Date:Nov 16, 2005
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Titles rated "Mature (M)" may be suitable for ages 17 and older. They may include more intense violence or language than products rated "Teen" as well as mature sexual themes.)
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Game Description:This stunning sequel to the one of the most popular first-person shooters ever comes exclusively to the Xbox. Once again, you're research scientist Gordon Freeman. Your task: save what's left of the dwindling human population and rescue our alien-ravaged planet. Half-Life 2 unfolds with cinema-quality graphics in a world developed with never-before-seen levels of sophistication. Characters react with lifelike fluidity and a remarkable range of emotion thanks to 40 distinct facial muscles. Friends and foes respond to your presence. They'll use advanced AI to navigate terrain, fashion weapons, and assess threats before acting. Objects react according to real laws of physics. First-person shooting goes further than ever in this startling display of realism and responsiveness.
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Half-Life 2 News

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  • Half-Life 2 Fan Film: "Enter The Freeman" Is Very Impressive

    You must check out "Enter The Freeman." The fan-film set in the Half-Life universe was shot by fans with a budget of $3000, but delivers at least $4,500 worth of eerie chills, cool references and a perfect-looking Gordon Freeman impersonator. Plus: Head-crabs! The short was directed by YouTube user Chariot Drive.

    Posted October 10, 2012

    Half-Life 2 Fan Film: "Enter The Freeman" Is Very Impressive
  • Half-Life 3 Protest Provokes Smile, An Interview

    Last week, a trio of plucky Canadian gamers decided they were tired of waiting for Half-Life 3 to come out, and rather than complain on the internet like normal people, they decided to do something about it. Justin, Kieth and Eddy, like a trio of of Don Quixotes, gathered outside Valve's offices in Bellvue, Washington and began throwing Molotov...

    Posted August 18, 2011

    Half-Life 3 Protest Provokes Smile, An Interview
  • Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Clues Revealed In Portal ARG Puzzle

    A very complex puzzle called the Portal Alternate Reality Game (ARG) has been revealing quite the interactive story over the past few weeks and has just got a lot more interesting as some Half-Life 2: Episode 3 clues have emerged. The ARG is what lead to the recent Potato Sack Bundle frenzy where PC gamers were playing massive amounts of indie...

    Posted April 18, 2011

    Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Clues Revealed In Portal ARG Puzzle
  • Half-Life 2 For Mac Available May 26

    Half-Life 2 will be available for Mac gamers on May 26, 2010... that's just in time for Memorial Day weekend! Just download it from Steam and go to town. Because they are awesome, Valve has chosen to make this announcement in the form of a parody of the iconic Mac 1984 ads from way back when, except instead of a anonymous heroine in dolphin...

    Posted May 25, 2010

    Half-Life 2 For Mac Available May 26
  • Robert Culp, A.K.A. Dr. Wallace Breen In Half-Life 2, Dies

    Film and television legend Robert Culp died Wednesday after falling and hitting his head outside his home in Los Angeles, The Los Angeles Times reports. Now, if you don’t know Culp by name, then you probably recognize his face, and if you don’t recognize his face (how could you not? He only appeared in like 1,000 movies and TV shows...

    Posted March 25, 2010

    Robert Culp, A.K.A. Dr. Wallace Breen In Half-Life 2, Dies
  • Something Funny's Going On Inside Valve's Portal

    We could be on the verge of a Portal or Half-Life announcement, people. All hands on deck. Valve recently issued a patch for Portal which added a new achievement, "Transmission Received." The patch was purposely vague about what it was adding to Portal, but came the patch notes released via Steam associated with the patch included...

    Posted March 1, 2010

    Something Funny's Going On Inside Valve's Portal
  • Morning Hangover -- Are You A PC Gamer? Have You Stopped Being One?

    Welcome to Morning Hangover -- an excellent way to start your day with the crew at TheFeed...no matter what you're recovering from. Every morning you'll hear musings from our editors and have the chance to share your thoughts on what's going on in the gaming world. Patrick Klepek: Once, I was a PC gamer. I have fond memories of countless hours...

    Posted October 21, 2009

    Morning Hangover -- Are You A PC Gamer? Have You Stopped Being One?
  • Fumito Ueda's A Big Half-Life 2 Fan, Interested In Making A First-Person Game

    When people talk about their experience with a Fumito Ueda game, whether it's exploring hand-in-hand with Yorda in a lonely castle Ico, scaling beasts of unimaginable size in Shadow of the Colossus or watching a trailer for The Last Guardian and knowing the game's probably going to make you shed a tear by the end, it's consistently an...

    Posted October 2, 2009

    Fumito Ueda's A Big Half-Life 2 Fan, Interested In Making A First-Person Game
  • Go See Monty Python's Spamalot In Los Angeles And See Alyx Vance Sing And Dance!

    If any of you happen to be in the Los Angeles area sometime soon, I highly recommend checking out the 2005 Tony Award winning musical Monty Python's Spamalot. I saw it over the weekend, and it was fantastic. Now, I've been a line-citing Python fan since I was a kid, and yet I couldn't help being almost more excited to see the show's lead...

    Posted July 20, 2009

    Go See Monty Python's Spamalot In Los Angeles And See Alyx Vance Sing And Dance!
  • 'Half-Life' Fan Film or Viral Marketing?

    The gaming web has been clamoring for more after seeing "What's in the Box?, a stunning 9 minute fan-made video homage on YouTube to Valve's Half-Life series. Featuring some impressive motion-tracking and plenty of nods to the franchise, fans have been crying --and/or hoping-- viral marketing! What are your thoughts? A well-executed fan...

    Posted March 19, 2009| 81 Comments

    'Half-Life' Fan Film or Viral Marketing?
  • 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'
  • 'Left 4 Dead' To Run In Dawn Of The Dead Mall Mod

    You knew it was coming. There are four great campaigns in Valve's zombie co-op, FPS Left 4 Dead... however there are just four. Leave it to the modding community to come to the rescue in one the greatest ways ever. Enter Author/Modder Darth_Brush and his remake of the iconic zombie backdrop of the Crossroads mall from the 2004 remake of Dawn of...

    Posted November 27, 2008| 14 Comments

    'Left 4 Dead' To Run In Dawn Of The Dead Mall Mod
  • X-Play Gaming Update 11.14.08

    Congratulations you've made it through the week! Here's friday's gaming update to seal the lid proper on a week of gaming news. The Wii and Fable II outsell everything Valve sells everything they've ever made for $99 Lich King gets its first Lvl 80 character and the first UK Lich King customer faints from waiting in...

    Posted November 14, 2008| 4 Comments

    X-Play Gaming Update 11.14.08
  • Valve Titles Possible for Xbox Live Arcade?

    In an interview with the Official Xbox Magazine, Valve's Doug Lombardi mentioned that they would "certainly consider" releasing some of their catalogue on Xbox Live Arcade. This could include games from Valve's stable including the original Half-Life games or first-party HL mods like Counter-Strike, Team Fortress Classic, or Day of...

    Posted July 28, 2008| 13 Comments

    Valve Titles Possible for Xbox Live Arcade?
  • X-List: Top 5 Reese's Combos In Gaming

    Posted: December 21, 2010

    13,579 Views | 01:14

  • Half-Life 2 Mac "1984" Spoof Commercial

    Posted: May 25, 2010

    7,132 Views | 00:35

  • X-Play's Top Five Video Game Duos of All-Time

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    19,664 Views | 02:14

  • X-Play Gaming Update 11.14.08

    Posted: November 14, 2008

    8,718 Views | 01:58 | 1 Comment

  • Games In 60 Seconds: Half-Life 2: Episode 2

    Posted: June 30, 2008

    3,389 Views | 01:17 | 8 Comments

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