What Gamespot Users have to say about Half-Life 2: Episode One
As a massive Half Life 2 fan I have been tracking the release of Episode One for some time and ordered it as soon as the release date was confirmed, well it arrived on friday and what a disappointment. The game does not... Read Full Review5 of 16 users found the following review helpful
Great followup. Alyx is so straight. Give the girl a sexy suite (Jessica Sin Em). Way too invincible for a jeans outfit.
Great game. Good variety and open spaces. The sound still glitches at loads but not as bad. The loads are still very long but fewer. Much more stable - DIDN'T CRASH ONCE - YEAH! One comment is that here's Alyx in a jea... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
This game blows. Lameness in this order: weapons, story, NPC's, character, scenarios, puzzles, enemy, loads, weapons..
HL2 was decent enough, looked good, played ok, many scenarios, action moved along, story beside the point, terrible loads (Far Cry looked twice as good and didn't have that many loads), so I watched & read the gamespot r... Read Full Review2 of 34 users found the following review helpful
I just finished Half Life 2: Episode One today. Unfortunately, I also started it today. The game is extremely short (an experienced FPSer should get through it in about 3-4 hours) but that shouldn't detract from what ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Yes, its short. But its a welcome extension to the HL2 story, and retains the atmosphere and gameplay of the original.
Strengths: -Source engine still looks fabulous graphically. Haunting, post-apocalyptic settings are revisited -Story is extended; a new and interesting chapter in the HL saga! -Level design and gameplay are just w... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
I'm really disappointed with this game. If you're a half life 2 fan, definitely buy it, but don't expect too much.
Many are saying that the game is too short. I really believe that what they're bummed about isn't so much the number of hours of play, but the fact that nothing really happens in those hours of play. The first 6 hours of... Read Full Review4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
I thought HL2: Episode One was a pretty great experience overall, considering it was only $20. I felt a much bigger connection this time to the characters as a whole, especially Alyx, who stays by you side throughout ... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Surpassing Half-Life 2 with team based gameplay, better enemy AI, and updated graphics, Episode One lacks new additions.
Half-Life 2: Episode One is by far a admirable successor to 2004's highly anticipated sequel to the original Half-Life. The Source engine, with its great graphics, has received a fresh coat of paint and, having been sent... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The first expansion to Half Life 2 is well written, and intense. But its also very short and some of the flare is gone.
Half Life 2 was one of the greatest games ever made. It's ending left you questioning the very nature of Gordan Freeman's existence. Unlike Half-Life 1 which ended similarly, the second Half Life will be updated with epi... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful