Categories: FPS
Meta Score: 96
Store: Half-Life 2 (Price: $ 3,68)
User Score: 91.0
Platform: PC, Xbox
Publisher Names: VU Games
Support Language: English*, French*, German*, Italian*, Korean*, Spanish – Spain*
Publish Date: 2004-11-16


PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 7, Vista, XP
  • Processor: 1.7 Ghz
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 8.1 level Graphics Card (requires support for SSE)
  • Storage: 6500 MB available space


[Metacritic’s 2004 PC Game of the Year] By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original, and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player’s presence affects everything around him, from the physical environment to the behaviors — even the emotions — of both friends and enemies. The player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people — people he cares about — are counting on him. [Vivendi Universal]

Positive Comment(s)

Nothing less than a revolution in the gaming industry that will keep gamers busy for years to come, just as the original did.100CPUGamer
From its opening moments to its spectacular closing sequences, Half-Life 2 assaults you with a variety of gameplay styles and memorable moments, all executed with amazing precision.100GameSpy
We laughed, we gaped, we cried, screamed, and on a few occasions, came dangerously close to wetting
As excellent as the storyline is, you could completely ignore it and still have an amazing experience.100Thunderbolt
A game that is best experienced rather than described. It’s like trying to describe “Blade Runner” or “Minority Report” to someone. You’re better off just experiencing it.100Frictionless Insight
It’s a perfect cocktail of action, suspense, logic, style and substance; you simply couldn’t ask for anything more.100Total Video Games
Stripped of its hype-induced hysteria and lore, and isolated as a pure action showcase, Half-Life 2 is one of the most satisfying efforts in recent years. [Dec 2004, p.82]100Play Magazine
This is a jaw-dropping, exhilarating game. It’s the game you’ll remember for years.100Yahoo!
Half-Life 2 is a masterful combination of puzzle-solving, enemy-fighting, and stunning graphics that make it a must-play shooter.100Gamers Depot
Half-Life 2 isn’t flawless, just like any great work of art, but that doesn’t make it any less of a masterpiece.100Armchair Empire

Negative Comment(s)

Very overrated, still a good game for its time70Deadpoppin
Fanboys of this game rating every other as zero. Well – you get what you asked for.0TruthSeaker

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