confirmed with Valve that October 9, 2007 is the planned release date for
Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal. All three games are to be
available at Steam
and in stores bundled with Half-Life 2 and Half-Life 2:
Episode One in what's called the "Orange Box" (though with the cancellation of
the Black Box (story
), this one is now just "The Box").