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Gabe and Valve are one of the most selfish developers out there. There is a HUGE demand for Half Life 3 and Portal 3 yet they don`t seem to care at all.
That says a lot about them as developers and how much they care about their fans.
It is IMPOSSIBLE to live up the hype that Half Life 3 got over the years. No matter if they create a masterpiece that will talked about for 50years, at the time of it's release it will be considered a disappointment for a lot people. The best we can hope for is a spiritual successor in some form.

Portal 3 might happen tough.
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You make it sound like they can do one or the other. At this point I would say they have enough money that if they wanted to they could hire a dev team and start work on HL3 now. That they're working on/'exploring' other things is not the reason this game isn't getting made.

I'm sure they could, that doesnt seem to be their focus currently though. They also have devs working on content for cs, dota, and tf.
 
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post #103 of 118
See Half Life 2 was a great game, but the fact that you could buy the game and play a hundred free mods that were superior to some multiplayer games you had to pay $60 for was great too.
Just saying, Source Engine 2.0 needs to come out so we can get some great mods. HL3+CS2.0+source engine 2 = god
post #104 of 118
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I'm sure they could, that doesnt seem to be their focus currently though. They also have devs working on content for cs, dota, and tf.

But it could be easily. That is my point, it's not 'can't' but 'won't'.
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But it could be easily. That is my point, it's not 'can't' but 'won't'.

They have already established that they dont want to make it right now. Of course they have the means to do it, they just dont want to. I'm not sure what your point it.
 
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They have already established that they dont want to make it right now. Of course they have the means to do it, they just dont want to. I'm not sure what your point it.
IMO the longer they wait = the worse for the game series / Valve. (Duke Nukem Forever anyone)
post #107 of 118
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They have already established that they dont want to make it right now. Of course they have the means to do it, they just dont want to. I'm not sure what your point it.

It was in relation to earlier posts that Valve were selfish for not making it and the suggestion they couldn't do it as they were exploring other ideas. I was simply pointing out that if there was any sort of desire to fulfill the wishes of their biggest fans (and let's not forget what made Steam so popular) then they could.

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It was in relation to earlier posts that Valve were selfish for not making it and the suggestion they couldn't do it as they were exploring other ideas. I was simply pointing out that if there was any sort of desire to fulfill the wishes of their biggest fans (and let's not forget what made Steam so popular) then they could.

Cheers.

It wasn't a suggestion that they couldn't but more of that they have no interest, but I see where your coming from. The closest thing we have to go off of is the news from earlier this year which implies that no one is interested at Valve. With all the hype surrounding it I honestly don't blame them. I think at this point that anything they do will live not up to everyone's expectations. For me, I would be happy with the same engine, same graphics, same everything if they would just finish the damn story.
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During an interview with Geoff Keighley in a one-off podcast called GameSlice (via Polygon), Newell was asked whether or not fans will ever see a proper Half-Life 3. Newell replied: "The only reason we'd go back and do like a super classic kind of product is if a whole bunch of people just internally at Valve said they wanted to do it and had a reasonable explanation for why [they did]."

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It wasn't a suggestion that they couldn't but more of that they have no interest, but I see where your coming from. The closest thing we have to go off of is the news from earlier this year which implies that no one is interested at Valve. With all the hype surrounding it I honestly don't blame them. I think at this point that anything they do will live not up to everyone's expectations. For me, I would be happy with the same engine, same graphics, same everything if they would just finish the damn story.
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Well - the solution is relatively simple, in theory. One just has to go get a job in Valve, convince few other dudes in Valve that HL3 would be cool and then get it done over the next 5-6 years without getting distracted with some other sideproject.
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