Excerpt: Notes about PlayStation 3 version: You've no doubt read an awful lot about The Orange Box over the past few months, so rather than make you read through the whole review to find out specifics about the PlayStation 3 version, I'll summarise them here. Is the game worth getting? Definitely.
Excerpt: The answer has to do with some of the material being dated, and how poorly some of it is adapted to the PlayStation 3. For instance, Half-Life 2 is well worth playing on the PS3 if you haven't got a PC up to the task.
Excerpt: Valve has always been known for consistently releasing quality games, and Half-Life 2: The Orange Box is certainly no exception. It’s easily the best deal available in the gaming world. Comprised of five games, Orange Box sells for the standard price of any new next gen title.
Excerpt: There are moments when you just sit back and thank God that you are a gamer. Half-Life 2 Episode Two has several. For a game that was supposed to be released last Christmas, and for an episodic six hour adventure at that, it's been a long wait for Half-Life 2 Episode Two.
Excerpt: Okay, first off, I'm just going to say outright; this review will not be sticking to our standard structure due to the fact that this is really 5 games in one. I will also say that it is going to be quite a lengthy one for the exact same reason (
Excerpt: It’s all very simple really. If you are interested in the contents of the Orange Box, and you just own a PS3 then you buy the game for that platform, it’s just that good. Sure, it is a slightly inferior version than the rest – with some crazy inexplicable framerate problems in random areas...