NFG Summary:Half-Life 2: Episode Two is a thrilling continuation of the Half-Life saga, offering an immersive and action-packed adventure. With its unique weapons, vehicles, and newly-spawned creatures, this game provides an exciting and challenging experience as you battle against Combine forces and deliver vital information to the resistance scientists in the captivating setting of the White Forest.

Categories: FPS
Meta Score: 90
Store: Half-Life 2: Episode Two (Price: $ 2,98)
User Score: 91.0
Platform: PC
Publisher Names: Valve Software
Support Language: Danish, Dutch, English*, Finnish, French*, German*
Publish Date: 2007-10-10


PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP
  • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card with 128 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 13 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card


Half-Life 2: Episode Two is the second in a trilogy of new games created by Valve that extends the award-winning and best-selling Half-Life adventure. As Dr. Gordon Freeman, you were last seen exiting City 17 with Alyx Vance as the Citadel erupted amidst a storm of unknown proportions. In Episode Two, you must battle and race against Combine forces as you traverse the White Forest to deliver a crucial information packet stolen from the Citadel to an enclave of fellow resistance scientists. Episode Two extends the award-winning Half-Life gameplay with unique weapons, vehicles, and newly-spawned creatures. [Valve]

Positive Comment(s)

Episode 2 is an awesome example of packing various kinds of gameplay into a compressed time span without the whole thing descending into a discombobulated mess.95Armchair Empire
More great story blended with improved AI and better firefights. It’s starting to retread old ground though.90Computer and Video Games
Half-Life fans are going to flip out over what Episode Two has to offer and FPS fans in general should find a finely crafted, lean experience.90VideoGamer
Despite its lackluster first act, Episode 2 ends up showing more of the kind of progressive gameplay I have been wanting to see from the series.80GameCritics
Episode Two’s immersive world, dynamic characters, and heart-pumping action create an unforgettable gaming experience.80jelikey
Oh, how I wish that I could have a Dog. Or a Gravity Gun. Or at least a crow bar that never break.90yangfanhong
Episode Two offers some of the best Half-Life experiences anyone can ever ask for.90Tomle1202
Still waiting for Episode Three. Pros: Amazing storyline Fun run and gun Some amazing scripted sequences Characters you care about100GregorRisenwald
For Xbox 360 Atmosphere: 9 Enjoyment: 9 Gameplay: 9 Graphics: 8 Music: 8 Story: 9 Total: 8.6790JJ2FAS4U
Episode 2 is in some ways even better than the original Half-Life 2 but of course it’s way shorter and not as revolutionary as the base game.90petrkozak13

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