Status: Passing type 1 “A scene meeting these criteria is an unavoidable part of the game”
Description:“A marginal case. Prominent NPC characters Alyx and Mossman have two conversations:
In the first, they discuss some errors in the scientific apparatus they’re supervising; in the second, they start off partly talking about other male characters (Breen and Eli Vance) but segue into a technobabbly science discussion. It is arguable whether they count as ‘sustained’.”
Playable Character Test: There is a female playable character (who doesn’t meet the other criteria) Note: My googe-fu couldn’t confirm that there was a female character. Please leave a comment if you can confirm or deny the presence of a playable female character.
(others have corrected this in the comments and original submitter confirmed they must have accidentally missed clicked, it happens)
Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Mac OS
Source: Reader Submission by John Brindle. Thank you for your contribution. If you disagree with a game’s rating leave a comment below or E-mail me at namedbychaos @ aol.com.
What other have written about Half-Life 2:
Author Note: I feel the need to apologize for posting this so late, it was supposed to up last week wasn’t until now I realized I wrote it up and forgot to hit publish.