The Orange Box

XB360, PS3 / Action / Release: Oct 10, 2007 / ESRB: M

J.J. Abrams says Half-Life and Portal movie idea is 'real,' promises collaboration

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 06, 2013 1:00pm PST

"We're super excited about that and we also want to talk about making movies, either a Portal movie or a Half-Life movie," Gabe Newell said at DICE today. But how far has he gotten in making this idea a reality?

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Valve teaming up with Adult Swim for something Team Fortress-related

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 22, 2012 12:15pm PDT

Valve has teamed up with Adult Swim to create something based on Team Fortress 2.

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Valve's Newell Calls Xbox 360 Patching Process a "Train Wreck"

By Brian Leahy, Sep 10, 2010 4:20pm PDT

In an interview with PC Gamer, Valve's Gabe Newell has called Microsoft's process for patching on the Xbox 360, discussing the disparity between...

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"Don't even know how many times we have to have this conversation (in different ways). As it ..."

- rtricoche see all 145 comments

Valve Reports Mac Game Performance Gains with Latest Mac OSX Update

By Brian Leahy, Aug 18, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Since the launch of Steam for the Mac and the release of Valve's back-catalog of Source-engine titles, Valve has been "working with Apple and their...

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"i yesterday figured that loading takes forever when skype is running in the background. ..."

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Shack PSA: Valve's Orange Box 66% Off This Weekend

By Nick Breckon, Apr 24, 2009 11:38am PDT

Valve today announced that The Orange Box--the acclaimed collection of Team Fortress 2, Portal, Half-Life 2 and its first two episodes--will be 66%...

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"I would like to ask if anyone has anything they can give away if they dont play like Half Life ..."

- posito see all 87 comments

Valve Reveals Lifetime Retail Sales of Half-Life, Counter-Strike Series

By Chris Faylor, Dec 03, 2008 9:58am PST

Beloved developer Valve has released lifetime retail sales figures for some of its more popular games, including the Half-Life and Counter-Strike...

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"They STILL don't count online and digital sales? *holds X - moves mouse to ARGH!*"

- ElArabDeMagnifico see all 143 comments

Three-Dimensional Controller Support Coming to Orange Box, Left 4 Dead, More

By Aaron Linde, Jun 26, 2008 10:57am PDT

A number of Valve's PC shooters will soon support Novint's Falcon controller (pictured left) as part of a new agreement, the companies have...

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"I don't know why they haven't put in TrackIR into source games. That one would kick ass in Left ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 109 comments

Team Fortress 2 360 DLC Details Due 'Pretty Soon,' Fate of PlayStation 3 Content Uncertain

By Nick Breckon and Aaron Linde, May 21, 2008 12:08pm PDT

Speaking to Shacknews at last week's EA Spring Showcase, Valve Software marketing director Doug Lombardi addressed the state of downloadable...

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"I hope PS3 users get DLC we need it bad, clan support would be nice, along with all the other ..."

- ArticBlast22 see all 19 comments

The Orange Box PS3 Patch Released

By Chris Faylor, Mar 20, 2008 4:29pm PDT

An update is now available for the PlayStation 3 edition of Valve's mega-compilation The Orange Box, publisher Electronic Arts has announced....

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"Fricking ridiculous that console cames are constantly getting patched these days. So much for ..."

- samduhman see all 14 comments

Valve Confirms Individual Orange Box Titles, Prices

By Aaron Linde, Mar 13, 2008 11:25am PDT

Valve today confirmed reports that the PC version of its critically acclaimed compilation the Orange Box (PC, PS3, X360) will be split for...

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"I thought they all were available separately from the git-go. Look at me paying attention!"

- Dave-A see all 13 comments

Valve to Split The Orange Box on April 9

By Nick Breckon, Mar 06, 2008 8:12am PST

The Orange Box--Valve's acclaimed compilation containing Portal, Team Fortress 2, and Half-Life 2: Episode 2--will be split into separate PC titles...

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"Good example of how making games harder to pirate equals a closer gap between console and PC ..."

- rodmanw see all 12 comments

Valve: New TF2 Maps Hopefully Free on Consoles; Xbox 360 Patch Arrives

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2008 9:42am PST

All the new Team Fortress 2 maps that have or are planned to hit the PC edition of the game will indeed make their way to Xbox 360 and PlayStation...

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"I'm wondering just how well the console version of the Orange box did in retail. The game hasn't ..."

- cell9song see all 14 comments

Orange Box PC to be Split into Separate SKUs

By Aaron Linde, Feb 01, 2008 10:29am PST

During yesterday's third quarter conference call, EA CFO Warren Jenson mentioned that the PC version of Valve's value-packed Orange Box would be...

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"What should I do to get more FPS on TF2? Besides the low quality option..."

- davidc02 see all 28 comments

Valve's Customer Service is Best in Class

By Chris Remo, Dec 20, 2007 6:55pm PST

The esteemed employees of Half-Life developer Valve are well known for soliciting email directly from gamers; more to the point, they are known for...

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"which puzzle is this? it is the one with the locked cage on the left and the switch up top on ..."

- oatmela see all 33 comments

The Orange Box Review

By Chris Remo, Oct 10, 2007 12:00am PDT

The Orange Box is upon us! Valve's mindblowing compilation of Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal is imminent! Check out our review!

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