The Orange Box


FeatureValve's Doug Lombardi

Chatting about Portal and whether Orange Box will return.

The Orange Box

We pit EA's port against PC and 360.

The Orange Box

Bananas box, more like.

Key events

14th December 2007

The Orange Box

29th October 2007

Orange Box 360 patched

10th October 2007

The Orange Box

10th October 2007


10th October 2007

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

10th October 2007

Team Fortress 2

20th July 2006

Team Fortress 2 trailer

FeatureHow Valve released five of its greatest games in a single day

Ten years on, The Orange Box is still gaming's greatest deal.

Half-Life 2 now playable on Xbox One

Orange Box gets backwards compatibility.

The best PC games

Old and new, this is our pick of the PC games you should play today.

Faliszek: Valve will "look at" PS3 support

"I'm sure down the road we'll do it."

Team Fortress 2 update due in days

Tweaks coming for Spies and Engineers.

Valve sees "groundswell to abandon" DRM

Newell reportedly says publishers get it.

Chunky Orange Box PS3 patch released

Should remedy many of the problems.

Orange Box PC separates get date

Same week in US and Europe.

Team Fortress 360 starts rumbling

Must be hungry. Or patched.

Portal song heading to Rock Band

Elsewhere, Kim Swift says "Portal 2".

New PC Team Fortress 2 map today

Plus lots of other tweaks.

Another Bethesda Portal map

Since Valve's still quiet.

FeatureValve's Doug Lombardi

Chatting about Portal and whether Orange Box will return.

EA to split Orange Box components

So you can buy them separately.

"More Portal for sure" - Valve

Plus news on Gordon's whereabouts.

New maps for TF2 within two months

For PC, with 360/PS3 to be confirmed.

Free TF2 weekend for Germans

Can pre-load today.

Companion Cube plush toys!

Sold out already! Gah!

Gearbox eyes up Portal model

Box bonus is way forward.

The Orange Box

We pit EA's port against PC and 360.

French/German Orange Box stall

Some Euro PS3 versions held up.

Orange Box demo on Live

First up: Episode 2.

HL2: EpTwo stats digested

Are we there yet?

Orange Box PS3 in December

EA confirms to Eurogamer.

FeaturePC: 12 Games of Christmas

Oh look, mistletoe!

Buy a real Companion Cube

Weighted for your affection.

FeaturePS3: 12 Games of Christmas

Tumbling down the chimney.

FeatureXbox 360: 12 Games of Christmas

Play these with mince wine.

Orange Box 360 patched

TF2 performance tweaks.

Kill Valve in 360 TF2

Also, lag patch due soon.

The Orange Box

Bananas box, more like.

The Orange Box unlocked

Valve pushes the button.



Half-Life 2: Episode Two

What next in the parade of constant obstacles?

Orange Box gets bonus song

For some reason.

Orange Box pre-load begins

Portal and Episode Two files.

Team Fortress 2

King of the castle.

Meet the TF2 Engineer

He likes a sing-song.

FeatureValve's Gabe Newell

On Orange Box, Steam, Wii controls, next-gen.

New TF2 character vid at GC

But who is it about? Find out!

Feature360: 2007's Most Wanted

What will you be getting for Christmas?

Valve narrows down release date

For EpTwo/TF2/Portal.

Valve won't charge for DLC

"You buy the product, you get the content".

FeatureValve's Robin Walker talks TF2

On making Hydro, and what happens after release.

Team Fortress 2

Smile some more.

FeatureValve's Gabe Newell on, well, everything

Episodic, in-game ads, Steam, XBL, EA, you.

Valve cans The Black Box

The future's Orange.

FeatureValve talks Episode Two

David Speyrer, Gautam Babbar and Doug Lombardi open up.

Half-Life 2: Episode Two

This time there's more.


I can't go if someone's watching.

Portal only four hours long

Plenty of time to flummox you.

Valve embracing DirectX 10

Episode 2 and TF2 to support it.

HL2 Episode 2 vehicle teaser

Images of the Whip MIT Grad.

TF2 revelations due soon

Valve progress report.

HL2: Episode 2 in winter

Orange and black box details.

Half-Life 2: Ep Two slips again

Now for summer 2007.

Valve's Source Engine for 360

Giving Unreal some competition.

Portal teaser site

Try cracking Aperture Science.

Half-Life 2: Ep 2 vids

Three of them.

FeatureGC: Valve opens up in Leipzig

Doug Lombardi on Episode Two, TF2 and Portal.

Valve details Leipzig showing

Real-time demos, says Lombardi.

Episode 2/TF2/Portal at Leipzig

Valve heading to GC 2006.

Half-Life 2: Episode Two video

Lovely woody sort of trailer.

Team Fortress 2 trailer

Now showing on EGTV.

Half-Life 2 Portal video

See Episode 2 extra in action.

Valve reveals new Ep 2 details

360, PS3 and PC - and it'll ship with Team Fortress 2.

FeatureOpening the Valve

Part 2: On Warren Spector, Alyx, and the importance of playtesting.

FeatureOpening the Valve

Gabe Newell and co. on Hollywood, Episode One and future expansions.