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Half Life 2's graphics get less impressive every time I play it, and I know all the levels by heart. It's still fun, especially later levels and especially Episode 2 at some points. But I don't know how many times I can stand to replay it before anger at Gabe Newell makes me get a flight to Seattle and set crap on fire.

Gabe, why u no give us HL3?

Well, I guess he might be kind of busy...
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And yes, I know about the Cinematic mod, and played through the whole series twice with it. I don't like some of the gameplay changes, nor some of the music. Also I played Minerva: Metastasis which was quite good.
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I hear ya. It's hard to play it again not knowing if they will ever release the 3rd episode/sequel. It's been 4 BLOODY YEARS VALVE!! Wth?!

I seriously wonder how many people are just over it at this point. Having just recently played through all of them, it's hard to imagine someone that finished the last one 4 years ago still waiting to end the series. Even if it was one of (possibly) the best game(s) ever made.
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To be honest? I am mostly over it. This is more a resigned giving up.

But on the other hand I know that if they announced HL3 I'd probably orgasm on the spot.
post #5 of 11
Still waiting on Black Meas Source, another thing that will never be released. Also, CM10 with the Adult Pimper makes the game much more interesting...more on a comical level though. I shut off my music however and opted for the Valve stuff.
Edited by answ3r - 10/17/11 at 12:34pm
post #6 of 11
There's lots of good games out there. Enjoy what you can. HL3 might have a very hard time living up to the years of elevated expectations.
post #7 of 11
This is an awesome commentary on the series, well worth a view if you haven't seen it before.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ_SmSbKISA[/ame]

Watching that series should raise a bit more enthusiasm I would think ... I mean HL3 has got to come out eventually, right?
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Well, seeing the 12 year wait for Starcraft II and the 15 year wait for Duke Nukem Forever and those games actually came out, I wouldn't lose hope just yet. It can happen.
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I loved Half-Life 2 one of my favorite games of all time. Nothing I say here is to take away from HL2.

I hate to say it but it seemed like it was in a different universe compared to the original Half-life. Heck very few of the original enemies even were retained.

Went from a top secret facility to some strange city with combine, zombies it was quite the jump.

Who knows HL3 could be in space against Super Mutants lol. As long as you have a crowbar and play as Gordon Freeman.
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Well, I guess he might be kind of busy...
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Great, there goes another month. rolleyes.gif

And there's always Ep. 1 and 2 to replay...
    
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