“Half-Life 2” is a first-person shooting game, like its predecessor, and was originally released on November 16, 2004. It took five years of development, as the game leaked on the internet, to complete the game.
It was praised for its gameplay, soundtracks, animation, storyline, and graphics when it was finally made public. It was also awarded “Game of the Decade” at the 2012 Video Game Awards. As of February of 2012, it already sold over 12 million copies, making it one of the best-selling PC games of all time.