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The Orange Box is a video game compilation created by Valve, which contains Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Portal and Team Fortress 2.

Half-Life 2

Once again players assume the role of Gordon Freeman, a scientist destined to save the Earth from hordes of gruesome alien attackers. Half-Life 2 takes computer games to a new level of realism with incredible in-game graphics that recreate familiar-looking city streets, and blend them with strange and grotesque monsters, resulting in a believable and at times unsettling environment. Objects and characters feature accurate physics properties, behaving with the appropriate mass, density, and physical properties of their real-life counterparts. Extremely intelligent computer AI result in enemies that plan, adapt, and respond to the player's actions.

Half-Life 2: Episode One

Half-Life 2: Episode One is the first of a series of stand-alone episodes based on Half-Life 2, the popular and acclaimed shooter epic. This episode takes place right after the events in HL2, as Gordon and Alyx flee from City 17, fighting against creatures who were previous blocked from enetering the city. The Citadel you assaulted in HL2 is tumbling into chaos, and this event will have catastrophic effects on the surrounding area, prompting your escape. Secondary characters Alyx and Dog will have a much more significant role in this follow-up.

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

Half-Life 2: Episode Two is the second of a series of stand-alone episodes based on Half-Life 2, the popular and acclaimed shooter epic. Armed with new weaponry and vehicles, Dr. Gordon Freeman must race through a countryside riddled with an increasingly fierce Combine threat.

Portal

A unique take on puzzle gameplay by the makers of Half-Life. Portal is a new type of single-player game that changes how players approach, manipulate, and surmise the possibilities in a given environment in a manner similar to how the Gravity Gun changed our approach to how an object may be leveraged in any given situation.

Trailers and Videos of Portal

Half-Life Portal trailer02:22

Half-Life Portal trailer

Team Fortress 2

If you're ready for the challenge of true team-based online action, you'll find it in Team Fortress 2. With Team Fortress 2, you'll go into battle as part of a cohesive squad of fellow warriors all bent on the same goal - whether it's capturing points, gaining territory, or stealing enemy intelligence. And you'll do it knowing your teammates are watching your back as carefully as you're watching theirs. Begin by assuming one of nine classes, each with unique strengths and weaknesses. If you're looking for a straight-up fight, you can choose the Soldier or Heavy Weapons Guy. Prefer the shadows? You'll make a cunning Spy or Sniper. Medics and Engineers support their teammates through bravery and ingenuity. Focus the raw force of your team's talents through communication and strategizing.

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Australian Microsoft Windows Release25 October 2007 +
Australian PlayStation 3 Release20 December 2007 +
Australian Release25 October 2007 + and 20 December 2007 +
Australian Xbox 360 Release25 October 2007 +
BBFC15 +
ContentTypeBundle +
DeveloperValve Corporation +
Digital PlatformPlayStation Store +, Xbox Games Store +, Steam +, Steam for Microsoft Windows +, Steam for Mac OS X + and Steam for GNU/Linux +
DisplayNameThe Orange Box +
ESRBT-M +
EngineSource +
European Microsoft Windows Release19 October 2007 +
European PlayStation 3 Release14 December 2007 +
European Release19 October 2007 +, 14 December 2007 + and 7 August 2012 +
European Xbox 360 Release19 October 2007 +
European Xbox Games Store Release7 August 2012 +
FeaturesSingle-player +, Multi-player +, Cross-Platform Multi-player +, Steam Achievements +, Achievements +, Steam Trading Cards +, Captions +, Steam Workshop +, In-App Purchases +, Partial Controller Support +, Steam Cloud +, Cloud Saves +, VAC +, Stats +, Include Level Editor +, Include Source SDK + and Commentary +
FranchiseHalf-Life +
GameCatBundle +
GenreAction +
InterfaceEnglish +, French +, German +, Russian +, Danish +, Dutch +, Finnish +, Italian +, Japanese +, Norwegian +, Polish +, Portuguese +, Simplified Chinese +, Spanish +, Swedish + and Traditional Chinese +
Japanese Release22 May 2008 +
Japanese Xbox 360 Release22 May 2008 +
Microsoft Windows Release10 October 2007 +, 19 October 2007 + and 25 October 2007 +
NameOrange Box +
NamePageThe Orange Box +
NamesOrange Box + and The Orange Box +
North American Microsoft Windows Release10 October 2007 +
North American PlayStation 3 Release11 December 2007 +
North American Release10 October 2007 + and 11 December 2007 +
North American Xbox 360 Release10 October 2007 +
PageNameThe Orange Box +
PageTypeVideo Games + and Games +
PlatformMicrosoft Windows +, OS X +, GNU/Linux +, Xbox 360 + and PlayStation 3 +
PlatformTypePC +, OS + and Console +
PlayStation 3 Release11 December 2007 +, 14 December 2007 + and 20 December 2007 +
PublisherValve Corporation + and Electronic Arts +
RatingBodiesBBFC + and ESRB +
RatingsBBFC-15 + and ESRB-T-M +
RegionNorth America +, Europe +, Japan + and Australia +
StatusReleased +
SteamCatsub +
SteamID469 +
SteamStoreCan Buy + and Live +
SupportEnglish +, French +, German +, Russian +, Danish +, Dutch +, Finnish +, Italian +, Japanese +, Norwegian +, Polish +, Portuguese +, Simplified Chinese +, Spanish +, Swedish + and Traditional Chinese +
Xbox 360 Release10 October 2007 +, 19 October 2007 +, 22 May 2008 + and 25 October 2007 +
Xbox Games Store Release7 August 2012 +
Year2007 +, 2012 + and 2008 +

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