What Gamespot Users have to say about Half-Life 2: Episode One

  • Rating:4.8

    Am I playing the same game?

    If running around in the pitch black trying to figure out where to go while trying to manage your flashlights battery life and being chased by zombies all while trying to conserve the very limited ammo is supposed to mak... Read Full Review

    4 of 18 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Good while it lasted...

    Pros: HDR lightning, I gotta say, it's awesome. Another plus is that atleast you're fighting with Alyx most of the time, so you don't get that "alone again" feeling. Convenient way of getting through steam for lazy peopl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    It's that feeling Valve gave us before, now that feeling is back again!!

    So here another Half-Life episode comes, but now it is a expansion of Half-Life 2, to continue the story-line. A very immerssive and talanted game. The gameplay is extremely good. There are some few absurd places when... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.8

    This just goes to show that familiar things can be good things.

    The story of Half-Life 2 literally ended with a bang, and fans had no choice but to speculate about what happened to Alyx and Gordon. Fortunately, we did not have to wait for very long this time around, as Half-Life 2: E... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.8

    Does it live up to expectations? Read on to find out. You're one lucky dog, Gordon.

    As you may know, Episode One is the first in a trilogy of episodic content to mark the conclusion of Half-Life 2. Episode One tackles what happens directly after the end of Half-Life 2 in which you and Alyx find yourselv... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.3

    Short, but sweet. Bring on Episode 2!

    The good: Beautiful use of HDR to improve HL's already great graphics. The gameplay is tight, filled with action, lots of neat ideas and involving until the last second. Other games tend to stretch this content out over ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    This game lives up and beyond the franchise of Half-Life i only hope these eventualy are re-released from the Xbox to360

    I cant waight to get my hands on this game mines in the post but from the video they released at the last minute seems a good idea as a tester for all things to come in Half life 3 due early 2008 going by the end 2007 ep... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.4

    Looking forward for all the other Episodes!!

    WOW ...Valve did pull off this one honestly. i played SIN - EP1 and it's a piece of garbage and with my Ath64 - nvidia 7800gtx - 2gb ram it's running like crap. when i got HL2 - EP1 and fired it up with every opt... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.7

    Spectacular.

    I thought this was excellent. Even though it was SHORT. I didn't mind, I found it really compelling and well done. The use of puzzled kept me thinking while at some points irritated the heck out of me. Having Alex as... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.1

    One of the best games iv'e played this year.

    Episode 1 is a very good expansion to half life 2 but with some flaudes. The first time I say the trailer i was sooo happy to see that the game didn't end with and explosion, but with a nice happy vordigon help. Grap... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful