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To be fair, Team Fortress 2 went though many reiterations including a realistic war theme and aliens vs astronauts ( I think) theme before they settled on the current game. I sometimes hate Valve for the time they take but their games are always polished, thoughtful, and genuinely enjoyable.

Well said, unlike EA, who keeps rushing developers and ends up with a less polished game with many bugs. With more patience, you'll get what you really wanted from the beginning.
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If Half Life 3 doesn't exist and they do something completely different instead, I wouldn't mind. I actually might prefer it.

Also, Half Life 2 was in development longer than Half Life 3 has been thus far. I wouldn't start worrying until 2014.
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Wait. Ricochet 2?

Really....

I completely forgot about the first one and how much I enjoyed it. Now, I could give two shirts for HL 3, but I'm burn two more in sacrifice for a Ricochet 2.
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Now, I could give two shirts for HL 3, but I'm burn two more in sacrifice for a Ricochet 2.

Gabe: Actually Ricochet 2 was code for Episode 3, it is coming out soon!

Everyone else: YEY! wheee.gif

Nocturin: Awwww. sadsmiley.gif
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redface.gif

oh well.

It's not like I wont play it tongue.gif.

*sniff
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So this article pretty much explains nothing. Its pretty obvious why valve is not making HL3, why spend a huge amount resources in a blockbuster game; which probably will have a smaller net return than cod or any blizz game when they can sell other people's games and generate a billion with steam revenue. They keep saying stuff that if HL3 was ever created they would want to do the game justice, why don't they at least announce its in development then? This is not the same valve anymore, its the valve store.
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So this article pretty much explains nothing. Its pretty obvious why valve is not making HL3, why spend a huge amount resources in a blockbuster game; which probably wont have a smaller net return than cod or any blizz game when they can sell other people's games and generate a billion with steam revenue. They keep saying stuff that if HL3 was ever created they would want to do the game justice, why don't they at least announce its in development then? This is not the same valve anymore, its the valve store.

well.......you want a hat?
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Ricochet 1 was a free official mod made by Valve for people that bought HL1 (before Steam). It looks Quake-Tron deathmatch.

Anybody excited for the sequel to one of the most underrated multiplayer games? wink.gif
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Ricochet 1 was a free official mod made by Valve for people that bought HL1 (before Steam). It looks Quake-Tron deathmatch.

Anybody excited for the sequel to one of the most underrated multiplayer games? wink.gif

It's also the name of a very freaking awesome "break-out" style game biggrin.gif. back -in da day.


....and I always confuse the two. redface.gif
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I highly doubt Half-Life 3 will ever release. It's just been too long and they've got nothing to show for all that time between HL2 Episode 2 and present day. HL3 has always been and likely always will be vaporware.
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