971 Players Online
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About Half Life 2
This game is a first-person style developed similar to the original Half-Life game released in 1998. The title combines shooting, puzzles, and storytelling. The title is the second in a trilogy of new games that extends the award-winning and best-selling original.
There are features that include physics-based gameplay as you control Gordon Freeman as he joins a resistance movement to liberate the Earth from aliens. The enemies are approach using multiple tactics.
Tactics are able to coordinate in groups out-wit the player. Some use powerful attacks and others hide before attacking the player.
Gordon Freeman can take out most enemies with his weapons. Environmental hazards such as canisters, fires and improvised traps exist. Valve’s Source engine is used in the game has been focusing on advanced physics systems and non-player characters.
Valve announced Half-Life 2 at E3 2003 and released it through its new distribution service Steam and received acclaim for its advanced physics, animation, sound, AI, and graphics.
Half Life 2 won 39 Game of the Year awards, and has been cited as one of the best games of all time. The developer also released a prequel to players called Half-Life: Alyx, in 2020.
The remaster version update offers improvements such as plenty of bug fixes, better lighting, new particle effects, and a community feature. More About Half Life 2.
Top Countries Playing Half Life 2
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 14.20%
Russia – 8.45%
United Kingdom – 5.19%
Brazil – 4.93%
Germany – 4.74%