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Score Breakdown Based on 21551 ratings
  1. 10 (10285)
  2. 9 (8229)
  3. 8 (2008)
  4. 7 (493)
  5. 6 (170)
  6. 5 (96)
  7. 4 (53)
  8. 3 (30)
  9. 2 (41)
  10. 1 (146)

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  • Rating:9

    Review - 23 years late! Game changer ...

    Cannot believe I played this on the first home pc I ever owned. I found alot of games at the time a bit tedious because they just seemed to be running round repeatedly shooting at stuff for no particular reason, then thi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Physic Take It From All Time Great to Great

    Half-Life is certainly a great game and playing through it over twenty years after it’s initial release only strengthens that for me. That being said it is far from perfect. It’s story; characters; world bui... Read Full Review

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

    Half-Life is everything to me.

    Hi! I'm brazilian gamer and i love games, of course. The Half-Life is a thing important to my life, he so good and awesome mechanics and the sounds is so good and realistic, a game 1998 year impressed me, this so magnif... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Half-Life Review

    I have just completed playing Half-Life, and the game left me with some mixed feelings about it. I initially chose to play Half-Life due to the fact that it's known as one of the best video games of all time, and I wante... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    High quility, but not quite Half-Life

    Replaying this it's not quite as great as I remember. Back to back with Half-Life it quickly becomes apparent what the better game is.Start with the positives though. It has a meaty 9-10 hour campaign, longer than most f... Read Full Review

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

    A watershed in the FPS genre

    Half-Life is one of the most important games of the history, mainly of Genero FPS, Valve began with everything, the game revolutionized the genre, did innovating things, like the physics in the games, where it was someth... Read Full Review

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

    A watershed in the FPS genre

    Half-Life is one of the most important games of the history, mainly of Genero FPS, Valve began with everything, the game revolutionized the genre, did innovating things, like the physics in the games, where it was someth... Read Full Review

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

    A turning point...

    I remember, back when print was relevant subscribing to PC GAMER UK. Flicking through the pages, my young eyes came across bold lettering proclaiming "The Woodstock of gaming" accompanied by a vividly bright orange and b... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • 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