More Half Life goodness in a nutshell.
Lots of exciting set pieces.
Tons of backstory.
Source engine looks amazing as usual.
Some segments can get boring.
A few inconsistent and poorly executed sequences.
By Techworld on June 15, 2010
Completing the game is as rewarding as it should be. The rocket works, the portal is sealed, and you have a new mission ahead of you with what looks to be a completely original environment. The tragic twist at the end also provides some emotional...-
By GameZone on May 13, 2008
Best $20 deal you can get. Go buy it right now if you don’t already own...95
By Custom PC on November 14, 2007
A superb addition to the series that will leave you hungry for more. Half-Life 2 is widely recognised as one of the greatest PC first-person shooters of all time but, instead of following it up with Half-Life 3, developer Valve instead attempted...88
By DarkZero on November 02, 2007
With the likes of Halo 3 and Bioshock fighting to top GOTY lists in a few months it really is not that much of a stretch to think that Episode Two could beat both of them for top spot. Sure, all three are vastly different takes on the FPS genre, and...95
By X-bit Labs on October 31, 2007
Not provoking a sensation, Half-Life 2: Episode Two is still a worthy sequel to the series. Half-Life fans are sure to find in it everything that made the series so popular – quality visuals, unique level design, a realistic physical model with...-
By Gameguru Mania on October 28, 2007
Half Life 2 - Episode 2(hx) 12:36 PM EST - Oct,28 2007 Half-Life 2: Episode Two is the second installment in the Half-Life 2 episodic trilogy. Continuing the plot of Half-Life 2 and Episode One, Episode Two consists of seven chapters telling the story...91
By Tech2 on October 16, 2007
As you will no doubt recall, Valve decided to go the episodic way with Half Life 3 (HL3) since they took nearly five years to develop Half Life 2. By breaking HL3 into three distinct episodes, Valve has significantly reduced the waiting period for...80
By VideoGamer on October 16, 2007
Intense firefights, Thrilling storyline, Superb AI interaction, It's over quite...90
By AtomicGamer on October 12, 2007
A gamer with an irrational feeling of entitlement might find it easy to rag on Half-Life 2 Episode Two. They might start off by complaining that it took two years for Valve Software to put together five hours of gameplay with a bunch of characters...92
By Gamervision on October 12, 2007
Name: Half-Life 2: Episode 2 Genre: First Person Shooter Platform: PC, Xbox360 (Reviewed on PC) Warning, slight spoilers of Half-Life 2 and Half-Life 2: Episode OneHalf-Life 2: Episode Two continues where Episode One left off. Again you find yourself...90