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9.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 46199 ratings
  1. 10 (30185)
  2. 9 (12421)
  3. 8 (2072)
  4. 7 (554)
  5. 6 (195)
  6. 5 (127)
  7. 4 (69)
  8. 3 (42)
  9. 2 (63)
  10. 1 (471)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.4

    Half-Life x 2 = a Whole Life?

    1998, half life comes out, rocks the planet. Six years later, half life 2 comes out, rocks the galaxy. Gordon is back and so is perfection. For six years the world has been waiting, and now it is here. The game play ... Read Full Review

    12 of 12 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:9

    Highly Recommended

    Good gameplay, except for linearity. Highly recommended.Good gameplay, except for linearity. Highly recommended.Good gameplay, except for linearity. Highly recommended.Good gameplay, except for linearity. Highly recommen... Read Full Review

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

    The ultimate FPS.

    Half-Life 2 revolutionized the FPS genre once again and was considered the best game of the decade, winning the masterpiece Red Dead Redemption, the gameplay is very good , It has achieved better in comparison to the fir... Read Full Review

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

    The ultimate FPS.

    Half-Life 2 released several FPS games as well as released several others, including Quake and Half-Life 1, plus I still find Half-Life 2 to be the king of FPS, even with games like Halo, BioShock, Battlefield, Call of D... Read Full Review

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

    The right game in the right place

    Halflife 2 had big shoes to fill, for many people the original was less a game and more an event. The gaming equivalent of Woodstock. from that moment on things would never be the same. to this day, it's DNA is readily ... Read Full Review

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

    Streeby Reviews Half-Life 2

    Yes, I realize that I am extremely late to the party... like, at least a decade late. But I wanted to give my thoughts on something that was still fresh on my mind (which was only a few weeks ago.) So this is going to f... Read Full Review

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

    One of the best FPS of all times, even better than the first.

    Half Life 2 is nothing short of a brilliant first person shooter that has no map or radar to guide you to your next destination nor does it ever try to hold your hand and make you get a grip of the game. It just pushes y... Read Full Review

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

    Though it has some small flaws, Half-Life 2 is the single best game on the Xbox, as well as the best FPS on any console.

    Originally posted in January 2006. With games like Doom 3, Halo 2, and Far Cry: Instincts, we’ve seen plenty of great first-person-shooters on the Xbox. But believe me when I say that none of these games can even c... Read Full Review

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

    Half-life 2 is the second most immersive gaming experience I've ever had. The other being Halo 3.

    What sort of madness drove him to try and climb a fence... especially in his condition.The truth is when I played through Half-life 2 I didn't think it was as amazing as people said it was (although I did enjoy it and wa... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    THe best pc game ever.

    Half life 2 is not only a game . It's a game that we can spend our life in it . graphic , physics , and game play are amazing . enemy Ai is a bit stupid . sometime enemies instead of covering , attack you and try to to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    While Half Life 2 isn't perfect, it does something so many games nowadays are afraid to do: Make you think.

    With a series as well know as the Half Life series, I expected a lot when I played Half Life 2 as well as episode 1 and 2, and it did not disappoint. While I didn't think that the gameplay and combat were outstanding, Ha... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful