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[IGN] Why Half-life 3 Isn't Coming Soon

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When all of these elements are considered, it's pretty fair to say that we're not going to be hearing about Half-life 3 for a while more. The beauty lies in the consolation, though: when it is finally announced, you can bet it'll something very rare, very fine and very special indeed. No pressure, Valve.
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I wonder what valve is thinking...
     
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I guess this was never meant to be.

    
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I mean everybody is asking for ep3 but valve seems to be ignoring us. I wonder...
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Grats to valve for not milking/ruining the franchise. Lesser devs would not have been able to resist.
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I don't want Half-Life 3, I want Episode 3!
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I guess this was never meant to be.

I think they initially planned to put 3 Episodes out (and I don't know why they didn't), but there has to be a good reason for them to give up on it.

Especially when HL2:EP2 left such a big cliffhanger with the connection to Aperture Science and basically the cross between HL and Portal universes.
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The cake is a lie, HL3 = Portal... muahahahaha
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Maybe they've raised the bar too high.
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I think they initially planned to put 3 Episodes out (and I don't know why they didn't), but there has to be a good reason for them to give up on it.

Especially when HL2:EP2 left such a big cliffhanger with the connection to Aperture Science and basically the cross between HL and Portal universes.
Maybe they want to introduce a love triangle between Gordon, Alex, and Chell in HL3 just like Mass Effect 3?
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