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Very Positive (156 reviews) - 91% of the 156 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,730 reviews) - 95% of the 5,730 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 10, 2007

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"The Combine is still a threat in Valve’s episodic follow-up to Half-Life 2. Gordon and Alyx continue beyond City 17 to meet up with the resistance."

About This Game

Half-Life® 2: Episode Two is the second in a trilogy of new games created by Valve that extends the award-winning and best-selling Half-Life® adventure.

As Dr. Gordon Freeman, you were last seen exiting City 17 with Alyx Vance as the Citadel erupted amidst a storm of unknown proportions. In Episode Two, you must battle and race against Combine forces as you traverse the White Forest to deliver a crucial information packet stolen from the Citadel to an enclave of fellow resistance scientists.

Episode Two extends the award-winning Half-Life gameplay with unique weapons, vehicles, and newly-spawned creatures.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X

    Minimum: 1.7 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM, DirectX® 8.1 level Graphics Card (Requires support for SSE), Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection


    Recommended: Pentium 4 processor (3.0GHz, or better), 1GB RAM, DirectX® 9 level Graphics Card, Windows® 7 (32/64-bit)/Vista/XP, Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection



    Minimum: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, 1GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 8 or higher, ATI X1600 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher Mouse, Keyboard, Internet Connection
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Recent:
Very Positive (156 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (5,730 reviews)
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Mosquitech
( 9.1 hrs on record )
Pre-Release Review
Posted: June 29
Best game... Ever! Still waiting for the third part though.
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ACG | JeyCee
( 7.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
By far, one of the most interesting and best games I've ever played! A friend of mine recommended me to play the Half-life series and it just blew me away. I love the gameplay. The characters stick what they do and I love the soundtracks. It fits well while fighting the combines and escaping them. Definitely recommend all the Half-life games to everyone. Half-life, Half-life 2, Half-life 2 ep. 1 & 2. I already miss playing the Half-life games and I think I'mma play them again soon just for the enjoyment. I give this game a 10/10 :D
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Nope™
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
It makes you want Half-Life 2: Episode Three or Half-Life 3 to be real.
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toasty54
( 25.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
I love Half-Life and I love everything about it, purchase this and the rest of these games if you want to experience an innovative, awesome and crowd-pleasing game.
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McquacK
( 6.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
*SPOILERS* I was never really hyped for Half-Life 3 to come, but that ending man. That ending really made want to see how the story unfolds even more. Episode Two is better than Episode One of course, but the ending just leaves me hanging by so much that I just keep on asking myself so many different questions like what happens next. But this is a game I would play again and again. The nice flowing story, the fantastic level design, puzzles, and voice acting just makes this feel all the more worth your time. I would totally recommend this game regardless of the ending valve gave us.
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ShadowTheLight
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
I'd say better over all than the first episode and great in gameplay and great story. 9.5/10
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uSg . how do i sprint
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
Hello everyone.

I know I am a little bit late to the party, but I thought that you would like to know what I thought.

Half Life 1 & 2 are easily classic and amazing games and so are Episodes 1 & 2, but I would like to say that episode Two was definitelly my favorite game.

I am very happy that valve chose to step away from the urban theme the half life games have and give it a very rural scenario.

It certainly worked well and the strider battle was the most intense and fun moment of the series.
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NodSaibot
( 11.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
Good. still waiting for that episode 3 though
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David Starr
( 13.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
Classics of story-driven gameplay.
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Drakemlp
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
it was a fun experience that was a constant challenge to me and i trruelly hope that the half life story doesent end at a cliffhanger and with mysteries left unsolver
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
22.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I don't care if I'm 75 years old when it comes out.Because as long as I know the date that it comes out,on that very day,
I'll play it.

-Samuel J. Farmer
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15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
It's almost poetic, really. Half-Life 2: Episode 2 details the struggle of Gordon Freeman and Alyx Vance as they struggle through hardships on their way to White Forest. The game, after a few surprises here and there, ends on a high note - the Combine have, for now, been defeated. Everyone is celebrating, but also awaiting anxiously for what comes next.

But there is hope.

Then, as the game ends, that hope has been shattered, sucked dry in a few, agonizing moments. With Eli gone, the Resistance has lost some of its will to fight. Even though the Combine have been crippled, they do not die, and the Resistance must struggle yet more against the shadow of their malefactors.

Time will tell whether or not they succeeded. Perhaps the Resistance, after waiting for over a decade, will finally get their wish - to be free, at last. They can finally rest a little bit easier at night, knowing that they now have what they wanted.
Until such a day, however, this is the end of the line. This is the final stop until they finish building that railroad ahead.

In the meantime... This is where I get off.
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
Hey, that's pretty good
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
16.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
The fact we're still eagerly awaiting a sequel after a nearly 10 year long cliffhanger speaks for itself.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
First of all Gabe, you're amazing. You're my messiah and the knight in the shining armour.

I will give you my cash, I will give you my wallet, I will give you my banking account, and I will go live out in the street and go into debt if I have to.

But, you know, just release HL3 already? Pretty please.

Thank you!

Hopefully, it will be worth the weig-wait*.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
if not played half life you lose half your life

-العالم سورس
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Gaben pls... Where is episode three?
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
*SPOILERS* I was never really hyped for Half-Life 3 to come, but that ending man. That ending really made want to see how the story unfolds even more. Episode Two is better than Episode One of course, but the ending just leaves me hanging by so much that I just keep on asking myself so many different questions like what happens next. But this is a game I would play again and again. The nice flowing story, the fantastic level design, puzzles, and voice acting just makes this feel all the more worth your time. I would totally recommend this game regardless of the ending valve gave us.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Product received for free
Alyx can't get enough of dying.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
Look, if u didn't play this game yet ... u cannot consider urself as a PC Gamer. This game its a most to play same as the other two, I mean Half life 2 and Half life 2 Episode One. This game has the best storyline, the best character and most of all the best Gman voice scene that u cannot even imagine. Gman scene quotes =

Dr Freeman … I realize this moment may not be the most … convenient for a heart to heart but I had to wait until your friends were otherwise occupied. There was a time they cared nothing for Miss Vance, when their only experience of humanity was a crowbar coming at them down a steel corridor. When I … plucked her from Black Mesa hehe, I acted in the face of objections that she was a mere child and of no practical use to anyone, I have learned to ignore such naysayers when quelling them hm ? was out of the question. Still, I am not one to squander my investments, and I remain confident she was worth far more than the initial, appraisal. That's why I must now... extract from you some small repayment owed for your own survival. See her safely to White Forest, Dr. Freeman. I wish I could do more than keep an eye on you, but I have agreed to abide by certain … restrictions. Well now, listen carefully, my dear. When you see your … father, relay these words: "prepare for unforeseen consequences".

For gameplay and story i give it a 9/10 there is so much blah blah and less gameplay and beside there is much secret to be reveal and still episode 3 doesn't came out "yet". For graphic and details coming out from Source Engine its look really pretty and awesome 10/10 on this one ... so like i said if u didn't play this game after 7 years then u better start now...
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