I’ve been digesting this in my head before I wanted to delve into offering my thoughts: First, the same elements exist as they did in the first Half-Life, though the key difference being they’ve been rearranged (most notably, the horror 'stage' is set further back at Ravenholm, rather than upfront with the first game). The game also rids itself of the arbitrary bosses it had, which I discussed with a Twitter friend, and which I appreciated (he didn’t). Instead, the … more
One of the most remarkable FPS games ever made. HL2, like all the other Half-Life games, has a very unique and immersive visual narrative coupled with well-made puzzles and strong combat. If you love the FPS genre, this is a must.