Game details

The Orange Box
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Release Date (US):
December 11th, 2007
Release Date (UK):
December 14th, 2007
Online Players:
Valve Software
Electronic Arts
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
72 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
69 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About The Orange Box

It all started in 1998. Half-Life sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named “Best PC Game Ever” by PC Gamer. Flash forward almost ten years later. The critcal acclaim has yet to stop. Now, The Orange Box delivers five innovative action games from Valve– creators of the blockbuster Half Life franchise, in one box. The Orange Box includes Half Life 2: Episode Two, Portal and Team Fortress 2 in addition to full versions of award-winning Half Life 2 and Half Life 2: Episode One for an engrossing first-person action experience.



The Orange Box News

  • PS3 Orange Box was a 'challenge situation,' says EA

    Electronic Arts has described its port of Valve Corporation’s Orange Box as a "challenge situation,” though it tipped its hat to the UK team responsible for the conversion, stating they did a "great job" on the project. For those unaware, the PS3 release of The Orange ...

  • Valve still undecided on PS3 development

    Valve Corporation still hasn’t made up its mind on whether or not to pursue development on Sony’s PlayStation 3, though admits the firm will likely do something later down the line. "Before we do anything on the PS3 we need to be able to support it in the right way,” said V...

  • Valve confirms no Team Fortress 2 updates for PS3

    In an interview with 1UP, Valve Corporation co-founder Gabe Newell and Marketing Director Doug Lombardi have confirmed that free Team Fortress 2 updates offered to Xbox 360 and PC owners will not make the jump to PlayStation 3. When asked whether EA would support the transplanting of content to t...

  • EA reveals list of issues addressed in Orange Box patch

    Electronic Arts has revealed details on its patch for the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box. Although the patch itself was released a few days ago, the company neglected to divulge exactly what it would contribute to the game, which as endured numerous complaints from consumers since its re...

  • The Orange Box PS3 to get patch next month

    Electronic Arts has confirmed that it will be releasing a patch for the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box some time next month. The news came to light in an EA Customer Support email, in which the company stated it is currently developing a patch for the game, which is due to be released i...

  • Valve still hazy on PS3 Team Fortress 2 updates

    Valve Corporation’s Doug Lombardi has said that the company remains undecided in regards to when it will offer updated content for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Team Fortress 2. Speaking to CVG, Lombardi stated, "We haven't yet announced what's coming to consoles - nor whe...

  • Valve confirms changes for Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2, part of the Orange Box collection of games is one of the better online shooters for PlayStation 3, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the likes of Call of Duty 4 and Warhawk. However, this by no shape or form means that the game is perfect and could never benefit from upgrades. ...

  • PS3 Orange Box to receive patch?

    It has been well documented that the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box is the weakest of all its incarnations. Many PS3 owners that were looking forward to the value packed game were upset when they discovered the multitude of bugs and bad coding that lead to this inferior version of the game....

  • France/Germany will have to wait a bit longer for Orange Box

    PlayStation 3 gamers in Europe are not far from coming into contact with the little Orange Box, however France and Germany will have to wait until early 2008 to join the party, as reported by Electronic Arts. As it currently stands, the German release date for Orange Box is set at January 17th wh...

  • More on PS3 Orange Box problems

    The Orange Box could possibly be a huge hit for the PlayStation 3 this holiday season. Featuring Team Fortress 2, Portal, and Half-Life 2: Episode Two, this all in one pack is surely worth the $59.99 that it is set at. However, could technical issues make PS3 owners think twice about purchasing the ...

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