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  1. 10 (9402)
  2. 9 (5930)
  3. 8 (1365)
  4. 7 (369)
  5. 6 (132)
  6. 5 (74)
  7. 4 (46)
  8. 3 (24)
  9. 2 (35)
  10. 1 (126)

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  • Rating:8

    Half Life is the best first person shooter out there, followed by Halo.

    The best part of playing a first person shooter is to actually play the game itself rather than have all those collectibles and a 100 upgrades that are hidden in corners for you to discover. The game means business; It d... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    half-Life: The Father of Modern FPS Genre

    First of all, I know this game looks painfully old for someone used to beautiful graphics and a map telling you where you should go. However, Half-Life is a must-have fps. And, when I say this, I'm guaranteeing you that ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Half-Life is a great FPS and Horror game mixed together!

    Game: Half-LifeGenre: FPS/HorrorDeveloper: ValveSystem: Steam (PC)Total Score: 77/100Value Score: 7.7/10• Story: 7/10• Characters: 7/10• GamePlay: 10/10• Graphics: 8/10• Sound: 8/10• Musi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Favorite game. Hands down.

    Haven't played it yet? In the words of Arnold Schwarzenegger "DO IT! NAOOO!"Amazing story (which you won't need to understand to love the gameplay), great gameplay, stunning graphics (for the time.. Don't hold up as wel... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The Best Game Ever Made.

    Half Life. Genius. Those are the words you first hear whenever you ask someone that. Half Life has changed me. The games I now play are FPS games because of this. This is the first time I played a M Rated Game. I was 13 ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The game is amazing.

    Just an beautiful amazing game. In a game what would you want more? 'Detail, Gameplay, Story, Interaction with world, what else I am not sure'. Half Life gave it all. Even the initialization of the game was a Wow. Yo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Never mind the graphics or age, you can't stop coming back...

    What to say, really... Anyone who knows their FPS stuff should know what a milestone this was, and in many ways is. From the start you're involved. The often complete lack of pointers leaves you totally immersed, and c... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The game that stood out in a flood of mediocre first person shooters.

    Half-Life was the first game released by Valve, who is well-known for Portal, Team Fortress 2, and Left 4 Dead. In a time where first person shooters were pretty much only "Walk to Point A to Point B and kill everything.... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    The first PC/FPS game I ever played.

    From the moment I played this game I fell in love with it, the characters, the design the level layouts they were all flawless. Back in the day demos were done right when it came to PC, You could litterally get an hour o... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    Once you play Half Life you won't Half a life!

    This is one my most favorite games of all time. I love this game. It has to be one of the most immersive first person shooters of all time. I had no idea that Half-Life was going to be this good of a game. I thought it w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful