Bellevue, WA - September 12, 2005 - Valve Corporation today announced that Half-Life 2: Game of the Year has started shipping to retail outlets in North America. Half-Life 2: Game of the Year is a special edition release of the best-selling and critically acclaimed title that includes Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike: Source, plus Half-Life 2: Deathmatch and Half-Life: Source. Half-Life 2: Game of the Year will begin shipping to other territories worldwide in the coming weeks.
Featuring amazing digital actors, advanced AI, stunning graphics, and physical gameplay, Half-Life® 2 has been called the greatest game ever made and earned over 35 Game of the Year Awards.
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