Half-Life 2 is a computer game and the official successor of the first-person shooter Half-Life of 1998. The game was developed again by the US developer Studio Valve and on 16 Published November 2004 by distribution partner Vivendi Universal worldwide.
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About The Game
Half-Life 2 was next to the first-person shooters Doom 3 and Far Cry one of the highly anticipated computer games of the year 2004. According to the manufacturer, more than 6.5 million copies of Half-Life 2 were sold worldwide in the retail trade, over the Valve developed sales platform Steam sales are unknown. In addition, Vivendi Universal announced in January 2005 that worldwide in the first two months 1.7 million Half Life 2 copies have been retail-sold. The number of black copiesHalf-Life 2 is not known, but about 50,000 accounts of the then new distribution platform Steam were blocked in the year of publication because of product piracy by Valve.
The World of Half-Life 2
Through the events of Half-Life and the subsequent Portal Storm, an alien race called Combine was able to conquer Earth within seven hours ( 7 hour war ). Only the intervention of the Black Mesa administrator Wallace Breen, as a negotiator of the human race, was able to avert the complete destruction of the earth. Dr. For this reason, Breen was used as the landlord, but he is only a puppet of the Combine.
After the conquest of the earth, the surviving humans were relocated to agglomerations. For this purpose, numbered cities (for example City 17 ) were formed from the remaining intact cities . There humans are forbidden any reproduction, which is additionally supported by so-called Hemmfelder. Officially, this is justified by the fact that people should be helped by the suppression of the instinct to reach the next level of evolution . With that, the generation living on Earth at the time of the Combine invasion threatens to be the last.
About twenty years after the events in Black Mesa , Gordon Freeman is awakened by the G-Man from his stasis . This opens to him that he is now again “the right man in the wrong place” and have a new job to do. The picture changes into a moving train in City 17arrives. From this point on the player controls the protagonist Gordon. Soon, Gordon awakens the interest of the Combine and is saved from arrest only by Barney Calhoun, who has crept into the “Civil Security” of Combine and Gordon to Dr. Kleiners lab sends. On the way there, however, Gordon is again discovered by the security forces and has to flee, with Alyx Vance coming to his aid and leading him into the hidden lab.
Once there, Gordon receives a HEV suit and is now to be teleported together with Alyx to Black Mesa East , where her father works. Alyx gets there, the teleportation of Gordon beats due to dr. Kleiner’s pet, the head crab Lamarr, failed, which is why he died outside Dr. Kleiners lab lands. From Barney he gets the crowbar known from the first part and sets off alone for Black Mesa East.
The gameplay of Half-Life 2 is largely the same as that of Half-Life . Like its predecessor, Half-Life 2 is divided into chapters, which are in turn divided into smaller sections to shorten the loading breaks. However, in older computers, the charging time is a bit longer and thus only on high-end – PCs or Xbox 360 with comparably short loading times like Half-Life to play. In the Xbox 1 version arise with larger numbers of opponents often “jerks” that slow down the game and result in an unstable image repetition rate.
The plot is linear. To make the game and its atmosphere more varied, there are often new things to see, various tasks, different types of enemies and thus separate combat conditions. So you fight through industrial areas, vast manageable sunny landscapes, a gloomy ghost town , urban or futuristic premises, destroyed by the war district and climbs on the steel scaffolding of a large railway bridge over an abyss along.
- CPU SPEED: 1.7 GHz
- RAM: 512 MB
- OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP (95 & NT not supported)
- VIDEO CARD: DirectX 8.1 level Graphics Card
- TOTAL VIDEO RAM: 64 MB
- 3D: Yes
- DIRECTX VERSION: 7.0
- SOUND CARD: Yes
- FREE DISK SPACE: 4.5 GB
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How to install Half-Life 2
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- Download the game file via the mirror you are directed to – make sure your internet does not disconnect during your download. How long the download takes depends on your internet speed connection.
- Run the game setup and install it in your desired directory – make sure you choose a drive which has enough space for the game.
- Launch the game using your desktop shortcut.