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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Half Life 2: Episode 3 is coming!

About bloody time! From the escapist:

Half-Life 2: Episode 3 is coming, so just chill.
Valve can't take a step without fans calling out questions about when Half-Life 2: Episode 3 is going to come out, or be announced, or even if Valve is thinking about it. In a recent interview, Valve marketing and PR chief Doug Lombardi confirmed that the game is certainly on the way.

Talking to AusGamers, Lombardi said: "You will ever see [more Half-Life], yes. We are not done with Gordon Freeman's adventures. I have nothing other than that to tell you today, but hang in there with us."
Half-Life is a first-person shooter series that sprang Valve to massive popularity back in 1998, praised for its use of scripted sequences rather than movie-like cutscenes, and for silent, goateed main character Gordon Freeman that regularly beat up headcrabs with a crowbar. Half-Life 2 hit stores in 2004, after a delay in 2003 due to a source code leak. Half-Life 2: Episode 1 expanded on the sequel's story in 2006, while Episode 2 did the same in 2007. Since then, almost 4 years later, there hasn't been any more Half-Life news.
Lombardi didn't necessarily say that Episode 3 is coming, so Valve could be planning to skip it for an entire new release considering the amount of time that has passed. The company is still being tight-lipped, but at least we know that Freeman will return, as if we didn't already. Just keep hanging.


Source: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/108821-Valve-Says-Hang-In-There-For-Half-Life-2-Episode-3



So, thoughts? Although we don't have a date it's nice to know that they are still working on it!

5 comments:

Moob said...

eagerly awaiting.

Mike said...

Could NOT COME FASTER

They may as well wait another 30 years, inspired by the Star Wars series hahaha

Astronomy Pirate said...

The could just go to Half Life 3 at this point. Gordon Freeman is still M.I.A. and at this rate, Duke Nukem might come out first.

Samuel said...

Thats good news

mac-and-me said...

wow
i hope they upgrade the gfx engine a bit :3

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