Half-Life 2

PC, XBOX / Action / Release: Nov 16, 2004 / ESRB: M

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Gabe Newell Q&A

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Action Trip has been updated with a Gabe Newell Q&A which was conducted during this year's Games Convention. Topics include Steam, episodic content, the game industry and the Source Engine.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Q&A

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Opening The Valve: The Gabe Newell Interview is a Game Informer article asking the Valve co-founder about Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Steam and more.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Preview

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Computer & Video Games has been updated with a preview of Half-Life 2: Episode Two. The article offers hands-on impressions.

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Half-Life 2: Orange Box Preview

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There's a Valve game blowout at Team Xbox, as they have previewed Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2 and Portal. Also available is this Portal interview.

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Steam Client Update Released

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As noted on the Steam website, a Steam client update is now available. It offers a few miscellaneous fixes, including the ATI hardware promotion not being accepted on 64-bit versions of Windows.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Preview

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New at GameSpot this evening is a Half-Life 2: The Orange Box preview. The article offers impressions of Episode Two as well as Team Fortress 2, and there are new screenshots from both.

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"Is there any more news at all on how this will work on Steam? One code for the three new ..."
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Free Steam Games For ATI Radeon Owners

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Valve has announced that effective immediately, ATI Radeon owners can download a free copy of Half-Life 2: Lost Coast and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch through Steam. The software will automatically confirm the presence of ATI Radeon hardware and offer access to the two games. In related news, Steam will be included with the ATI Catalyst driver and software suit until early 2008 and ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT owners will, upon release, receive Team Fortress 2, Portal, and Half-Life 2: Episode Two through Valve's content delivery application.

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"I wonder how it checks for the presence of the card. If it just looks at the device name, then ..."
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Portal Preview

IGN has been updated with a Portal preview, offering their thoughts on Valve's first person puzzle game.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Preview

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IGN is the latest site with a Half-Life 2: Episode Two preview, also taking a preview build of the game for a spin. If you missed our take on the game, check out Chris Remo's impressions here.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Preview, Q&A

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EuroGamer has a Half-Life 2: Episode Two preview posted, going hands-on with the next Half-Life chapter. There's also a related Episode Two interview on the site, plus there's an interview with Gabe Newell about Valve and the industry as well.

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"I'm really hoping they push that "ball in socket" gameplay even further this time. The "car ..."
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Portal Preview

There's a Portal preview on Eurogamer this morning, offering more impressions of Valve's portal puzzle game which is part of the Half-Life 2 Episode Two package.

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Portal Preview

Also on Computer & Video Games is a Portal preview, checking out the first person puzzle game at Valve. In case you missed it, we recently got to check out the game as well.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Preview

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Computer & Video Games has the latest PC Gamer UK preview of Half-Life 2: Episode Two, checking out the game at the Valve offices. New screenshots are included.

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"It's about time to play through HL2 and Episode1 again. Sounds like a great summer project. Oh ..."
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Valve News Update; Half-Life 2: Episode Two News

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The latest Steam marketing message is up, noting a number of game deals and the availability of X-Com: Terror from the Deep for $2.45. There's also this on Half-Life 2 Episode Two:

Right now, we're working hard on putting the final parts of Episode Two together. Early on during development we spent a lot of time working on concept art of key areas of the game, so that everyone on the team could share a vision of what the final game would look like. The three pieces below are some examples of that work. Once the game is released you'll be able to see how these concept pieces were eventually turned into the final product.

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Half-Life 2: Episode Two Q&A

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There's a Half-Life 2: Episode Two Q&A on GameSpot this evening, asking Valve's Erik Johnson about the next Half-Life 2 installment. Two new screenshots are included.

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"Episode Two specifically will be taking advantage of cinematic physics, which gives us the ..."
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