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Half-Life 2
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Description

Half-Life 2 for the Xbox is the entire, award-winning, single player game tuned and optimized by Valve exclusively for Xbox. Featuring all of the advanced AI, stunning graphics, and physical gameplay of the PC version, Half-Life 2 for Xbox not only delivers an uncompromised console adaptation of the game, it delivers with enhanced special effects and graphics – creating what IGN calls the "number one Xbox prospect for the year." The gameplay begins 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.

News

Another Xbox Backwards Compatibility update
Written by John Scalzo on 08/29/06
More titles from your Xbox are now playable on your 360.

Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility list
Written by John Scalzo on 11/12/05
The results are in, these are the Xbox games you'll be able to play on your shiny new 360.

EA to publish Valve games
Written by John Scalzo on 07/19/05
The Half-Life 2 developers have hooked up with EA to publish their future projects.

Previews

New Impressions
Written by Nick Doukas on 04/18/05
Half-Life 2 is still coming to the Xbox and Nick is ready. Oh so ready.

Updated Look
Written by Nick Doukas on 03/12/04
Known to many PC gamers' as "the greatest FPS of all time," Universal's finally releasing a sequel to Half Life this year and Nick has a second look at the Xbox bound edition.

First Impressions
Written by Nick Doukas on 06/30/03
Known to many PC gamers' as "the greatest FPS of all time," Universal's finally releasing a sequel to Half Life next year ? one that's Xbox bound.

Specials

Half-Life Retrospective
Written by Kyle Williams on 08/15/06
For those that point to "important" games, most point directly at Half-Life and HL2. Read what makes them so important in this look back at the series.

What If the Gaming Industry Stopped?: 52 Games From 2005 We'd Still be Playing (The Second Ten)
Written by GT Staff on 01/17/06
What if Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft all went bankrupt at the same time? What would you play? Like us, you'd still be playing these 52 amazing games from 2005.


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INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Xbox
PUBLISHER:
EA Games
DEVELOPER:
Valve Software
GENRE: First Person Shooter
PLAYERS:   1-8
RELEASE DATE:
November 15, 2005
ESRB RATING:
Mature
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