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post #21 of 88
Opinionated game reviews hardly discredit them when it comes to actual news. If they're running sensationalist stories or flat out lying then maybe proceed with caution, but "one of their editors gave MW3 a 9.5!" is a silly reason to write off their reporting (or potential news teasing).
post #22 of 88
This source is garbage.
post #23 of 88
Think this belongs in the rumors section.
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You can get half-life source from steam? I wasn't aware of this. I might have to give it a go.
    
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All HL3 hints/interviews are good for at this point is generating page hits. Valve and sites like IGN are becoming trolls in a sense.
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Originally Posted by atibbo69 View Post

You can get half-life source from steam? I wasn't aware of this. I might have to give it a go.

All valve games are on Steam...
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Originally Posted by Bikkit View Post

I can type quotes on my twitter as well.

being that IGN plays a big part in game announcements and possible future game info TBA, they wouldn't just randomly quote something from Half-Life given the Half-Life 3 situation with everyone. If it turned out to be nothing it could cause disgruntled fans and followers, and also yours and my twitter aren't hugely relied on, if at all, compared to IGN. Their tweets are almost certainly discussed and group chosen.
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being that IGN plays a big part in game announcements and possible future game info TBA, they wouldn't just randomly quote something from Half-Life given the Half-Life 3 situation with everyone. If it turned out to be nothing it could cause disgruntled fans and followers, and also yours and my twitter aren't hugely relied on, if at all, compared to IGN. Their tweets are almost certainly discussed and group chosen.

Yea but with Gabe making hints, others can easily jump on the bandwagon for the sake of generating page hits.

Page hits generate ad money.

These companies are in it for you and I, not money right?

At this point, as I said, these hints are useless without some real info or some meat to the hint. Otherwise its just marketing and ad revenue, nothing more.
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All valve games are on Steam...

Yes I know. I just didn't realize that they made a source version of the original half-life to make it look better.
    
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post #30 of 88
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Originally Posted by atibbo69 View Post

Yes I know. I just didn't realize that they made a source version of the original half-life to make it look better.

Yeah, it looks great, though it is interesting to me to see how it has aged. I'm replaying Far Cry right now, and it looks a bit long in the tooth as well. I remember playing Far Cry and being simply amazed again and again at how amazing it looked (can you believe it's 8 years old already?)

On a side note, I forgot how damn hard far cry is!
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