The Orange Box

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This pack contains:

  • Half-Life 2

  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two

  • Half-life 2: Episode One

  • Team Fortress 2

  • Portal


  • Half-Life 2

    HALF-LIFE sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named "Best PC Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launches a franchise with more than eight million retail units sold worldwide.

  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two

    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.

  • Half-life 2: Episode One

    Half-Life 2 has sold over 4 million copies worldwide, and earned over 35 Game of the Year Awards. Episode One is the first in a series of games that reveal the aftermath of Half-Life 2 and launch a journey beyond City 17. Also features two multiplayer games. Half-Life 2 not required.

  • Portal

    Portal™ is a new single player game from Valve. Set in the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories, Portal has been called one of the most innovative new games on the horizon and will offer gamers hours of unique gameplay.

Customer reviews

100

Best deal in gaming

Lorddyran | Aug. 22, 2014 | See all Lorddyran's reviews »

Half-Life 2, the main game and both episodes; Portal; and Team Fortress 2. You get several instalments of one of the most beloved series ever; you get the epitome of comedy puzzle FPSs; and you get a tightly-crafted multiplayer shooter experience. What more could you ask for?

100

The (almost) best of Valve.

Furrek | Aug. 20, 2014 | See all Furrek's reviews »

This pack would be complete if they added some Left 4 Dead game here, but well. It's one of packages that will deliver you infinite hours of fun. Starting from great Half Life 2 and episodes 1 and 2, to demanding Portal, and ending at one of the best multiplayer games ever - Team Fortress 2. Since Team Fortress 2 is a free to play game, activating Orange Box on your Steam account will give you a premium account to this game. This have a few nice features. These are games that are must play for everyone and will please every PC gaming player. And this pack is a best deal, getting everything seperate will cost you much more.

94

A Fantastic Package

chrisdolman22 | March 4, 2014 | See all chrisdolman22's reviews »

I'm sure by now you already know about most if not all of the games included in the Orange Box, it's been around for years, but I think it's safe to say that most of the games in it are fairly timeless.

Portal isn't the longest game in the world, but if you fancy a brain-bending challenge or just something a bit different, then this game will keep you occupied for quite a while.

Team Fortress 2 has gone free-to-play since the release of The Orange Box, but this purchase will still get you a lot - this counts as a premium upgrade, which allows you to find better weapons, carry more in your backpack, and also unlocks a few other special bonuses. It's a great game. Mann vs Machine, the wave-based survival mode is my favourite, but the team based competitive modes are equally as good. My only complaint with TF2 is that it often doesn't feel like you're progressing or getting anywhere. Weapons drop randomly, and there is no levelling system, so you are going to be playing purely for the fun of playing. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, as it keeps a level playing field, but it does sometimes make me burn out on the game a little.

Half Life 2 doesn't really need a long description - it's fantastic, play it now.

This is a fantastic purchase, and I still play all of the games years after I bought it. Valve know how to make a good one.

90

Some of the best games ever from Valve

lachking | Jan. 5, 2014 | See all lachking's reviews »

The Orange Box is a collection of some absolute gems from Valve. You get the complete Half Life 2 collection, which is the vanilla Half Life 2 and its 2 episodes, which quite possibly represents single player FPS at its finest. You also get the first Portal which is a really engaging and innovative game which took the computer game world by storm when it came out. The pack also includes Team Fortress 2 but it is free-to-play now though. This is a great pack with some fantastic single player experience and multiplayer experience. If you haven't played Half Life 2 yet (where have you been??) then this pack is definitely a must buy!!

91

Valve's best games

gforcesa | Dec. 28, 2013 | See all gforcesa's reviews »

The Orange box is Valve's biggest and most awesome games in it.All the Half-Life 2 games,Portal and Team Fortress 2.Half-Life 2,Ep1 and Ep2 tell a really good story that Valve has done perfectly.Portal is a puzzle game in which you have to complete with a Portal gun and its very fun to fool around with.Team Fortress 2 is a 2 team deathmatch game which has 9 classes to choose from which all play differently.TF2 also has a workshop which has even more maps,skins to choose from which makes it a wonderful game to play.