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Score Breakdown Based on 21472 ratings
  1. 10 (10265)
  2. 9 (8208)
  3. 8 (1989)
  4. 7 (488)
  5. 6 (164)
  6. 5 (92)
  7. 4 (50)
  8. 3 (30)
  9. 2 (40)
  10. 1 (146)

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  • 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
  • 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