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Grats to valve for not milking/ruining the franchise. Lesser devs would not have been able to resist.
WHAT?!

HL2:EP2 is a dead cliffhanger, there's a reason people are waiting to finish the damn series.

Also, lesser devs? This is Valve, ruiner of Portal, bringer outer of L4D2 moments after releasing L4D.

They're not bringing out HL2:EP3 because once they finish the HL series they're screwed.
    
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Oh no! You know what this means?! They're developing an MMO! :'(
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half life is boring tbh...

Though I might be interested if they bring out a new engine with some better visuals and gameplay
 
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WHAT?!

HL2:EP2 is a dead cliffhanger, there's a reason people are waiting to finish the damn series.

Also, lesser devs? This is Valve, ruiner of Portal, bringer outer of L4D2 moments after releasing L4D.

They're not bringing out HL2:EP3 because once they finish the HL series they're screwed.
Do you do standup often?
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Originally Posted by Viridian View Post
WHAT?!

HL2:EP2 is a dead cliffhanger, there's a reason people are waiting to finish the damn series.

Also, lesser devs? This is Valve, ruiner of Portal, bringer outer of L4D2 moments after releasing L4D.

They're not bringing out HL2:EP3 because once they finish the HL series they're screwed.
Yeah, milking and not releasing a finished product is another separate thing. If they released Episode 3 and finished HL and then stopped, then kudos.

First they release "episodes" because we'll get more content earlier...

It's been so long, they have to release it with new graphics.

Soon a new generation of gamers will come along and say what's half life?
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BTW, food for thought.

I know Valve has been approached by some movie studios to create a half-life movie. Valve has turned them all down because they thought to themselves that if a movie was to be created, then Valve would spearhead it.

My hunch is that when episode 3 is released, a movie will ride along. Greedy bast...

http://www.1up.com/news/no-half-life-movie-valve
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post #87 of 107
I really don't thik it has anything to do with the source engine. Really it just goes down to what valve said themselves, "making games is hard." They were revolutionary with the first half life. They were revolutionary with the second. They are trying to find that with the third. they also must scrap together all the confusing aspects and make it all make sense. In my opinion they are going to have to hire writers along the lines of the ones that did lost
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post #88 of 107
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My hunch is that when episode 3 is released, a movie will ride along. Greedy bast...

http://www.1up.com/news/no-half-life-movie-valve
I doubt it.

Why would Valve let a movie studio murder their work? Because honestly, can you name one movie-after-a-game that did any justice to the game? Almost all of them sucked.
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Make it ourselves? Well that's impossible.' But the Team Fortress 2 thing, the Meet the Team shorts, is us trying to explore that."
No, they are releasing the movie. And by movie, I don't necessarily mean 2 hour blockbuster type movie.
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post #90 of 107
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No, they are releasing the movie. And by movie, I don't necessarily mean 2 hour blockbuster type movie.
Are you working for the valve video production team or something? Id love to know where you get all of your legit, quality, insider information.
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