Summary: The Orange Box is one of the best videogame bargains ever. For your $60, you get Half-Life 2, the Episode One and Two expansions, puzzle/FPS Portal, and online multiplayer game Team Fortress 2.
Conclusion: It is hard to say too much about The Orange Box without ruining the games main story. Half Life 2 and the expansions are great, Portal steals the show and Team Fortress 2 is a huge disappointment. I really like everything on here, even though TF2 is lacking I did have fun online.
Excerpt: The Orange Box is a strange name for a game by any standards. However, when gazing upon the contents of this particular yellow-red container its obviously supernatural nature is revealed. Clearly no mundane crate could hold such wonders.
Conclusion: This game certainly has its fans but I really don't have much to say on it as I've never played it. I didn't think I would like the on-line gaming, but given the fun I've been having with Left 4 Dead, perhaps I should reconsider that.
Summary: The Orange Box features three new games by Valve: Half-Life 2: Episode Two, the second installment in the Half-Life 2 episodic trilogy; Team Fortress 2, the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map; and Portal, the game that blends puzzles, first-person action,...
Excerpt: I agree, and i think a lot of that has to do with the art style that Valve used when developing the game. Because of the aesthetics, the game doesn't seem to have aged all that much, and when talking about