The Orange Box Image
Metascore
96

Universal acclaim - based on 54 Critics

User Score
8.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 746 Ratings

Summary: Games included in The Orange Box compilation: The original Half-Life 2 - The player again picks up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, who finds himself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. Freeman is thrust into the unenviable role of rescuing the world from the wrong he unleashed back at Black Mesa. And a lot of people - people he cares about - are counting on him. Half-Life 2: Episode One - The player reprises his role of Dr. Freeman, who must immediately face the repercussions of his actions in City 17 and the Citadel. Freeman reconnects with Alyx Vance and her robot, Dog, as they continue their support of the resistance's battle against the Combine forces. Half-Life 2: Episode Two -- the second installment in Valve's episodic trilogy advances the award-winning story, leading the player to new locations outside of City 17. Portal - a pioneering type of single player action game that rewrites the rules for how players approach and manipulate their environment – much like how Half-Life 2's Gravity Gun reinvented the way gamers interact with objects in the game. Team Fortress 2 - an all-new version of the legendary title that spawned team based multiplayer action games. The game's daring new art style features the most advanced graphics of any Source-based game released to date. [Valve Software]
Rating: M
Official Site: http://orange.half-life2.com/index.html
Developer: Valve Software
Genre(s): First-Person Shooters
Number of Players:1 Player
ESRB Descriptors:Blood, Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language, Mild Violence
Sound:Dolby Digital 5.1
Connectivity:System Link
Online Modes:Team Oriented
Resolution:1080i, 1080p, 480p, 720p, Widescreen
Number of Online Players:16 Players Online
Cast Credit
Harry S. Robins Dr. Issac Kleiner (Voice)
Gary Schwartz Heavy (Voice)
Gary Schwartz Heavy (Voice)
Dennis Bateman Pyro (Voice)
Dennis Bateman Spy (Voice)
John Patrick Lowrie Citizens/Misc. Characters (Voice)
John Patrick Lowrie Sniper (Voice)
Rick May Soldier (Voice)
Ellen McLain GLaDOS/Turrets (Voice)
Ellen McLain Overwatch (Voice)
Nathan Vetterlein Scout (Voice)
Michael Shapiro Barney (Voice)
Michael Shapiro Gman (Voice)
Lou Gossett Jr. Vortigaunts (Voice)
Merle Dandridge Alyx Vance (Voice)
Jim French Father Grigori (Voice)
Mary Kae Irvin Citizens/Misc. Characters (Voice)
Kelly Bailey Composer
Robin Atkin Downes Medic (Voice)
Michelle Forbes Judith Mossman (Voice)
Robert Guillaume Eli Vance (Voice)
John Aylward Dr. Arne Magnusson (Voice)
Grant Goodeve Engineer (Voice)
Robert Culp Dr. Wallace Breen (Voice)
Robin Atkin Downes Medic (Voice)
Grant Goodeve Engineer (Voice)
Robert Culp Dr. Wallace Breen (Voice)
Michelle Forbes Judith Mossman (Voice)
Robert Guillaume Eli Vance (Voice)
John Aylward Dr. Arne Magnusson (Voice)
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