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EA Opens Up The Orange Box for Playstation 3

December 14, 2007

EA Opens Up The Orange Box for Playstation 3

Critically-Acclaimed PC and Xbox 360 Game is now available for PLAYSTATION 3 in North America and Europe

2007’s best reviewed PC and Xbox 360 game is now available for the PLAYSTATION 3. Praised by many publications as the best value in the history of the video game industry, The Orange Box was originally developed by Valve and gives players five innovative action games for the price of one. Now Electronic Arts Inc. brings this amazing collection to the PLAYSTATION 3 in North America and most of Europe, with French and German versions expected in early 2008.

The Orange Box was released earlier this year on the Xbox 360 and PC to wide critical acclaim – both versions have averaged a 96 based on Metacritic.com and are tied for the highest rated games on each respective platforms, including 17 perfect scores.

The five-games-in-one-package includes the highest-rated first person shooter of all time Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One, and three all-new games:

  • Half Life 2: Episode Two – Episode 2 is the latest chapter in the best-selling, highest-rated action game franchise of all time, taking gamers outside the walls of City 17 for the first time as Gordon and Alyx race across the White Forest in race to save mankind from the Combine.
  • Portal – A groundbreaking new kind of action game that will forever change the way gamers interact with their environment, Portal gives players mastery over 3D space with the mind-bending new Portal gun.
  • Team Fortress 2 – The long-awaited return of the standard for class-based multiplayer games, Team Fortress 2 delivers fast-paced action with nine distinct character classes and six all-new gameplay modes.

The Orange Box, created by Valve and brought to the PLAYSTATION 3 by the EA UK studio, is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information, please visit www.whatistheorangebox.com.

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