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Very Positive (158 reviews) - 91% of the 158 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (6,030 reviews) - 95% of the 6,030 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 10, 2007

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Includes 5 items: Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Portal, Team Fortress 2

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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 (158 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (6,030 reviews)
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Zami
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
Finish HL1 wooow my brain feels...WTF!?.., HL2 what a game, HL ep1 that´s awesome, HL ep2.....nooooo please god not that dude.....need ep3 or HL3 right meow! Gaben c´mon!
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Assassin11 #teampyro
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
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MyNameKevin (INDONESIA)
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
EPISODE THREE
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Speedwagonchan
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Only play this if you want to be left on a cliffhanger that'll never be resolved. Half life 2 episode 2: the eternal cliffhanger is still a good game and has much nicer scenery than any other game in the series and finally gets away from labs and dystopian cities. The soundtrack is great and the visuals still look nice today. 3/3 would be in a phantom pain over the lack of a proper conclusion.
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Kaldi
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
wHAT A PIECE OF ♥♥♥♥; GAME JUST ♥♥♥♥S WITH YOU ALL THE TIME AND MAKES YOU KILL YOURSELF. oops caps
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RoboMedZ
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Product received for free
Holy ♥♥♥♥ the cliffhanger is big.
Dont play this game, you wont be able to sleep for a few years because of it.
Besides, valve isnt going to make a half life 3, so theres no point.
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SkyReef
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
Best game...
~what gaben thinks~
IT will go
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Eh you know im not up for it wake me up in 3333 then ill do it
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demislonzie
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
no wondered everybody waits for half-life 3. ####ing clife hangers
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paekass
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
Episode 3 please...
I care don't if it will be bad or not, just want to know how the story ends.
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TheStupidPRO
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
Dear Anyone Who reads this
I am writeing this the second i finished the game

-is epic
-great enviorments
-and much more

What I did in the game

-cheat
-jump on people's heads and act like a chicken
-create a ♥♥♥♥ with my crowbar

One final thing i need to say is whenever i finished the game i looked at the first developer commentary bubble and Gabe Newel Said We will conclude half-life2 in ep 3 so where the flying *chicken noises* is it
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
Dear Gabe

Where the f*** is episode 3!!!
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 27
can't wait for the year 3333
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 30
Very fun, this game expands opon its predacessors and makes things more intense with a new enemy NPC: The Hunter, making every encounter not only a short firefight, but a game of cat and mouse, but which is which? The story picks up where Episode 1 left off, and has an urgent quest with a massive climax. A must play for FPS and action fans.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
I'm Rick Harrison, and this is my pawn shop. I work here with my old man and my son, Big Hoss. Everything in here has a story and a price. One thing I've learned after 21 years - you never know what is gonna come through that door.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
The cliffhanger to this episode is really confusing, not going to spoil it. But I will give Valve the benefit of the doubt because they may be making an Episode 3 or a Half Life 3.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
GEE, it's sure is boring around here, i really hope EPISODE 3 will come out soon
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
Although this was my least favorite out of any of the half life series, I must say it was still phenomenal and a must play! Like everyone else has stated it is a huge cliff hanger but I'm sure Valve does these things on purpose to keep the large customer base hanging on for the next game...if it ever shows up that is lol.

Buy it. Play it.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Product received for free
Holy ♥♥♥♥ the cliffhanger is big.
Dont play this game, you wont be able to sleep for a few years because of it.
Besides, valve isnt going to make a half life 3, so theres no point.
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