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Score Breakdown Based on 3986 ratings
  1. 10 (2082)
  2. 9 (1537)
  3. 8 (251)
  4. 7 (46)
  5. 6 (15)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (37)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    Better and longer then Episode one.

    Rated on April 06, 2008 by TheAcejoel99

    I was a little disapointed with a few things on Episode one, like no vehicle parts and it being a little too short, and the ending being pretty stupid. But Episode two fixes all of those problems and...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The Episode Two has excellent continue of Half-Life 2 series

    Rated on September 02, 2009 by arashyt

    Like its predecessors, Episode Two has the player navigate protagonist Gordon Freeman through a linear set of levels, fighting off transhuman troops known as the Combine as well as hostile alien creat...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    I just don't get it......

    Rated on September 01, 2009 by BrGabriel

    Ok - I've come to this game a bit late - largely because of feeling rather less than enthusiastic about episode 1. But really..according to many reviewers ....perfect? It simply isn't. Aside from t...

    1 out of 27 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    With this rollicking roller-coaster ride thru the country, Valve makes us forget all about missed deadlines.

    Rated on September 05, 2009 by ziegd

    Does anyone do it better? Since the debut of Half Life more than ten years ago, Valve has consistently and successfully built on the award-winning franchise. With the possible exception of 2001's Bl...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Woohoo HL series strikes back with Ep 2 to make us forget Ep 1!

    Rated on September 22, 2009 by MiniDudeLive

    Woot Half Life 2 Episode Two is THE BEST in the series "so far" What makes this game so good is its really different from the other games and also the same. In this game you will have much more feelin...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    More of what you've come to expect, which is mostly a good thing. Mostly.

    Rated on September 29, 2009 by thedarkwolf666

    I paid $5 (roughly) for Episode Two. Let me say that I got my money's worth. Whenever I pick up one of the Half-Life games, I know exactly what I'm going to get: Fairly strong narrative punctuated by ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Advances on the epic struggle against the Combine

    Rated on October 01, 2009 by bluemoon6

    Half Life 2: Episode 2 extends the experience towards the outdoors for a more free-form experience. While I wouldn't necessarily call it sand-box, let's just say its a more wide-open linear progressio...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The best gameplay since Half Life 1.

    Rated on July 19, 2012 by fazio93

    Good: -great soundtrack that stands out -better balance of puzzle solving and shooting compared to the last two installments -same immersive and detailed environment, incredible visual design, a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Half as long. Twice as fun.

    Rated on June 01, 2009 by Voldy26

    Episode Two takes you on a thrilling ride, the ultimate goal of which is to deliver a data stick containing vital information to the resistance before the Combine open a great big portal to their home...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Better than Episode 1....

    Rated on August 20, 2012 by oc_ta_vi_an

    Episode 2 is better than Episode 1 in many ways. The graphics looks better, the enemies are better and the companions are better drawn. The AI is more intelligent. The music is entertaining and accord...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.