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I don't think anyone would play through a half life game these days. Solo campaigns like that just don't hold people's interest anymore; it's simply amazing that they had so much success with Portal 2. Although, I don't think Half Life has the potential Portal does.
Woah buddy, speak for yourself please. I pretty much ONLY play single player games and the only MP game I play is Left 4 Dead 2.

I know the publishers want everyone on MP only games but a sizable chunk of gamers still play primarily single player games.

Also, you don't think Half-life has the potential that Portal does? Make no mistake, Portal is the appetizer and HL is the main course. Half-Life has a way bigger following than Portal does. I enjoyed Portal and it is a great game but is no Half-Life.
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post #52 of 81
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They actually did promise a third episode. The episodes were to be released as a trilogy. Their entire reasoning behind it was to release three smaller games more frequently instead of one big sequel, and we all see how well that worked

I've given up hope on Episode 3

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Here's proof.
From the article quoted:

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We decided that a follow-up to Half-Life 2 delivered in 18 months with our first episode was more in tune with what our customers want than waiting 6 years for another monolithic product.
You can cut the irony with a butter knife.
    
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Another year of disappointment without stealing Blizzard's mods and rehashes of HL 2 or another zombie source rehash.
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Another year of disappointment without stealing Blizzard's mods and rehashes of HL 2 or another zombie source rehash.
What mods did they steal from Blizzard?
    
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They must be making enough money from Steam.
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blizzard is the king of delays
not even close.

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What mods did they steal from Blizzard?
Defense of the Ancients (DotA) was a mod for Warcraft 3.

Valve hired the lead modders and trademarked the name "DOTA 2" and are working on making their own version using their own engine.
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Defense of the Ancients (DotA) was a mod for Warcraft 3.

Valve hired the lead modders and trademarked the name "DOTA 2" and are working on making their own version using their own engine.
But it's not stealing from Blizzard, as Blizzard didn't make it, or bought the rights of it.
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Defense of the Ancients (DotA) was a mod for Warcraft 3.

Valve hired the lead modders and trademarked the name "DOTA 2" and are working on making their own version using their own engine.
It wasn't even blizzards, granted it's not Icefrogs either, but they essentially left it to him. It's not like Blizzard was ever going to do anything with it.

-edit- I knew this already, I just wanted to see someone post that.
    
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It is a douche move on the part of Valve to steal the mod from other company' IP.
You want to develop a game, then make your own crap don't steal other peoples' crap.
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