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Correct, only on console, but it would be sick if Valve realizes that Source is aged and rather than creating a whole new engine, they get EA in on it.

No, the last thing Valve would want to do is use a 3rd party engine. The Source engine is capable of so much, and the fact that they developed it pretty much ground up allows more features to be added.

If Valve were to use the Frostbite engine, well there's a few that could immediately go wrong, netcode being the first immediate gameplay issue that would need to be ironed out. Then lets not forget that people wouldn't get the SDK tools to allow for heavy modding. No thanks on Frostbite.

Something new in the Source engine for DOTA 2: "Cloth simulation" http://www.graphics.cornell.edu/~jmkaldor/sg08_knityarns_sm.pdf

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Was there?

Correct was there. Decided to take a visit to the Valve HQ's back in January. \

Someone mentioned DoD2, well seeing as how it says they will announce something with a 3. DoD2 is not possible. tongue.gif

Source was just Source. Sorta like how there was CS:Source.
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please Left 4 Dead 3

This.
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its not fair - DoD was the best game! Way more replayability than CS had, and I was with both since the lowest form of Beta possible, actually with CS before it was a Mod!! It was just 1 TFC Map lol and Gooseman wasnt a turd yet
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This is old, was posted months ago...apparently the guy who wrote that article just found out...but its still old.
    
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What did the email say?
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Left 4 Dead 3 please smile.gif But reduce the bloom, and go back to the original's roots; dark, dingy environment. The Parish was too happy for me, too much sunlight.

To this day, L4D still eats up more multiplayer time then BF3, BC2 and TF2 combined.
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Yeah I don't even understand that. They're in the same universe. Your the first person I've literally ever met that likes one but not the other.
I think Episode 2 is the best five hours of FPS gameplay ever created to be honest. A lot of people feel that way and that's the reason 3 is so highly anticipated.

Well im the second person then, not everyone wants to play a fps game with dated mechanics and lame physics puzzles, some people would rather play an intuitive puzzle game. Being in the same universe doesnt mean anything.

I also doubt its HL3, that would be a huge game that valve would have to sink much resources into. Something they seem reluctant to do in this day and age.

Portal 2 came out last year, unlikely portal 3

Im going to say L4D3, if so thats a shame. L4d2 was nothing more than 50$ dlc which valve fanboys ate up without the complaints they make for other companies dlc. Glad I bought it for 5$ on steam sale, it was probably worth as much as a cod mappack.
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OR, Or, or....they could cement their claim as the GOAT game dev and release all three, a la Orange box 2.0

At a certain point it would payoff b/c they could keep the game at a premium much longer than usual and they would virtually guarantee a super massive online population, keeping said games at the peak of popularity much longer and also adding to the length of the game's peak pricing
    
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Time for a new engine...thumb.gif
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Well im the second person then, not everyone wants to play a fps game with dated mechanics and lame physics puzzles, some people would rather play an intuitive puzzle game. Being in the same universe doesnt mean anything.
I also doubt its HL3, that would be a huge game that valve would have to sink much resources into. Something they seem reluctant to do in this day and age.
Portal 2 came out last year, unlikely portal 3
Im going to say L4D3, if so thats a shame. L4d2 was nothing more than 50$ dlc which valve fanboys ate up without the complaints they make for other companies dlc. Glad I bought it for 5$ on steam sale, it was probably worth as much as a cod mappack.

Gabe all but confirmed Half-Life 3 has been in production the last four years and the team has been the same and not changed since the start. It was pretty clearly hinted that they scrapped everything at one point just like they did during Half-Life 1 and 2's development.

Half-Life 2 is a 7 year old game now so your dated mechanics argument is rather silly to be honest with you. It's a dated game. For it's time it was one of the most innovative FPS ever released. I still think it stands up against any shooter on the market but you are obviously entitled to your opinion.
    
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