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[En] Valve's Gabe Newell confirms work on new game engine, still won't answer your Half-Life 3 queries

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"So what do you wanna know about that's not Half-Life 3?" Valve president Gabe Newell, laughing, asks a crowd of Redditors who recently visited the Washington-based studio. The group's first question, however, was just as worthwhile. What's up with that supposed new game engine? "We've been working on new engine stuff for awhile," Newell says. It's tough to hear what he says next, but it sounds like, "We'll probably just roll it out in one of our games" (subtitles of the video read: "We've just been waiting for a game to roll it out with"). Thankfully, a followup question directly addresses Newell's ambiguity. "Is it going to be more than just an update to Source [Valve's first game engine]? Is it an entirely new engine?" the Redditor asks, which Newell directly (and concisely) responds to with a simple, "Yeah." See the full back-and-forth beyond the break.



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Sweet. I really like the source engine and it will most likely debut with HL3.

Just remember kids, a fat joke a day keeps Half-Life 3 away.
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Sweet! They really pushed the source engine to it's furthest in Portal 2. Glad to see that they'll be working on a next big one. Their engines tend to be the most efficient out there.
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Gabe actually seems like a pretty cool guy.
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Originally Posted by SammichThyme View Post

Sweet. I really like the source engine and it will most likely debut with HL3.
Just remember kids, a fat joke a day keeps Half-Life 3 away.

fat joke time!

just kidding..i dunno..gabe seems like the santa figure of this era to me.. bringing good games to all..rich or poor
 
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This is good news. I am excited to play a new game on this engine since I always liked Valve games. Hopefully the netcode will remain just as good, if not better.
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[ENGADGET] Source 2 | Gabe Newell confirms work on new game engine

Yes! Love the source engine, has the best eye candy to performance ratio in my opinion. I wonder if they'll upgrade CS:GO to the newer one if what their making is in fact "Source 2"
Edited by NoiseTemper - 11/11/12 at 4:55pm
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Awesome, Gabe is a great guy biggrin.gif
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So glad to hear this. Simply awesome.
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HL3 release date = 2080.
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