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The Orange Box is a compilation of the following games: Additionally, in the Windows version, the player may download and install Peggle Extreme once The Orange Box has been installed.


There are no Windows user screenshots for this game.

There are 48 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

Promo Images

The Orange Box Screenshot
The Orange Box Screenshot
The Orange Box Screenshot
The Orange Box Magazine Advertisement


Alternate Titles

  • "戰慄時空2:二部曲(重裝旗艦版)" -- Traditional Chinese spelling
  • "La Boîte Orange" -- French title
  • "Half-Life 2: The Orange Box" -- Alternative title
  • "ハーフライフ2 オレンジボックス" -- Japanese spelling
  • "하프라이프 2 오렌지 박스" -- Korean spelling

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Gamervision 2008 10 out of 10 100
1UP Oct 16, 2007 10 out of 10 100
GamingTrend 2007 582 out of 600 97 Oct 23, 2007 97 out of 100 97
GamingExcellence Nov 08, 2007 9.6 out of 10 96
GameZone Nov 01, 2007 9.4 out of 10 94
GameStar (Germany) Oct 31, 2007 92 out of 100 92
GamesFire Nov 21, 2007 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Oct 18, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Computer Bild Spiele Nov 07, 2007 2.39 out of 6 72


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In October 2007, Valve disabled access for the Windows version through the required authentication system Steam when customers imported the from Russian or Thai from outside of those countries, as the price was up to 4 times as low there. Those users are greeted with the message incorrect territory when starting the game.

The Black Box

Valve originally planned to release The Black Box alongside The Orange Box. The Black Box would have contained only the new games which premiered in The Orange Box (Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Portal, and Team Fortress 2), and would have been priced US$10 lower than The Orange Box. This package was never released in retail, and was only available through Steam for owners of select ATi graphics cards through a voucher for the free copy of The Black Box they received with the cards. To compensate for the retail cancellation of The Black Box, Valve gave free gift keys of Half-Life 2 and Half-Life 2: Episode One to players who had already owned the two titles on Steam.


The ESRB rating for the game uses the symbol "T-M" (products range from Teen to Mature).
  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #2 Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #4 Console Game of the Year
    • 2007 – #2 PC Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PC Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2007 – #3 Xbox 360 Game of the Year
    • 2007 – PC Action Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2007 – PC Multiplayer Game of the Year

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Kabushi (257509) added The Orange Box (Windows) on Oct 11, 2007
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