The Orange Box

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

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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?


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.


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...


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

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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...


"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%...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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....


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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...


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

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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!