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What's inside the Half-Life 2 box

Soon, Half-Life 2: Episode 2 will be making its way onto the Xbox 360 and will be bundled with a bunch of other goodies. And those guys over at Valve found an easy way to identify the new compilations ... by color.

The Xbox 360 (PC and PS3) will be getting what is known as the Half-Life 2: Orange bundle. Included is the original Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episodes 1 and 2, Team Fortress 2 and Portal. The orange package will set you back a reasonable $59.99. For our PC brethren they have one other option called Half-Life 2: Black. This bundle will include Half-Life 2: Episode 2, Team Fortress 2, Portal and will cost $39.99. The Black bundle is for those PC gamers that already purchased Half-Life 2 and Episode 1. Phew ... there you have it. But is anyone a little turned off by the whole color coding system?

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1-17-2007 @ 2:22AM

OTAM said...'s soooooo close...damn you valve.. *tear*

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1-17-2007 @ 3:45AM

Azerael said...

It makes more sense now we know about "black".

Naming it orange out of the blue seemed a bit odd, at the least.

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1-17-2007 @ 4:16AM

Shaggydelic2007 said...

Even if you already have HALF Life 2 and Episode 1 on PC doesnt make sense to not have it also on Xbox360 for some achievements.

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1-17-2007 @ 5:33AM

Dukrous said...

The box colors make perfect and black have been the logo's colors since the original hit in 1998.

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1-17-2007 @ 6:19AM

fsjk85 said...

I remember HL2:Black being announced in a trailer shown on MTV

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1-17-2007 @ 6:27AM

Type105x said...

lol yey a game like this should have 2000 achievement POINTS!!! ^__^

I think this game will last me till XMAS and halo 3

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1-17-2007 @ 6:53AM

MaXKiLLz said...

What about Counter-Strike? That can't be to far behind.

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1-17-2007 @ 8:24AM

drunkenshaolin said...

They should of put counterstrike source, i think people would of lapped this up..
Maybe they know this and planing to release this by its self..

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1-17-2007 @ 8:43AM

Forceusr said...

$59.99 is a great value for all that's included in the Orange bundle. Have been intrigued by the trailers of Portal. Looks interesting.

Way to go, Valve!

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1-17-2007 @ 9:01AM

incrediblebulk92 said...

Um so are these all multiple games or all one 1 disc? i mean the way they talk about them al seems like theyll only have 1 set of achievements which could suck... i like achievements

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1-17-2007 @ 9:41AM

Cripple87 said...

CS will probably be a download at the Market, i'm shure it will be alot, 800-1600MP

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1-17-2007 @ 10:38AM

8dot3 said...

Man, $39.99 for PC Episode 2 is a lot of money. The promise they made with episodic content was that they would release shorter games, faster and cheaper than full length games. I just want Episode 2, not Portal and TF2!

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1-17-2007 @ 10:49AM

dstg_ll said...

Ah, finally HL2 hitting the 360. I have it on PC, but i ditched the gaming out of my PC in favor of console gaming, so that's good news.

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1-17-2007 @ 11:04AM

Bennyishere said...

I think it's hawt :D

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1-17-2007 @ 11:13AM

Platinum said...

4 games for the price of one...

You can't beat that no matter what way you put it....

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1-17-2007 @ 11:20AM

BklynKid said...

That's a great value. I'm picking this up for sure.

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1-17-2007 @ 11:37AM

Liqwid said...

Half-Life 2 Deathmatch better be included this time around.

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1-17-2007 @ 11:48AM

Jon said...

How soon is soon? :run:

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1-17-2007 @ 11:58AM

harma41 said...

When is this supposed to ship, now that it was delayed past its initial january 07 release?

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1-17-2007 @ 1:05PM

tcc3 said...

If you just want Ep 2, buy it from Steam. No ones forcing the bundle on you. The bundle just gives you a price break on multiple titles.

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