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Your gonna love HL2 mate

Im gonna play it again with the Cinematic Mod, but its a lovely 9GB download... Gawd damn ISP with slow speeds
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You guys have to be naive to think that valve doesn't have a dedicated team that has been working on HL3 for a few years now.
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My guess is they are working on an entirely new engine that is going to blow minds. Valve has squeezed every last drop out of the Source lemon. It's time for a new fresh lemon. HL3 + new CS + extras. Maybe L4D3?

Wasn't Valve supposed to unveil "3 surprises" long ago?

Edit: By September 2011, they will. By the sounds of things, I am quite hopeful that it's an entirely new engine unveiling with HL3, which will include what HL2: Episode 3 was supposed to follow up on.

http://www.talkxbox.com/news/7399/va...urprises-year/
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 2/7/11 at 11:45am
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post #14 of 56
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Your gonna love HL2 mate

Im gonna play it again with the Cinematic Mod, but its a lovely 9GB download... Gawd damn ISP with slow speeds
This sounds cool!
What's the Cinematic Mod? :L
I'm willing to download it (Y)
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My guess is they are working on an entirely new engine that is going to blow minds.
Now I realy hope so
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You guys have to be naive to think that valve doesn't have a dedicated team that has been working on HL3 for a few years now.
Maybe HL3, but..episode 3 Release date at October 2007, is pretty darn hilarious.
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If HL3(not ep3) will not use the current Source engine but a whole new engine I honestly I don't think we will see it until the next really big jump in graphics. Despite its age the Source engine still looks very good and is quite a capable engine still. Think of the massive jump between HL1 and 2. Going on this assumption I'd say not until the next console generation perhaps
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post #18 of 56
they probably havent come up with anything they think deserves to make HL3. same with episode 3.
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If HL3(not ep3) will not use the current Source engine but a whole new engine I honestly I don't think we will see it until the next really big jump in graphics. Despite its age the Source engine still looks very good and is quite a capable engine still. Think of the massive jump between HL1 and 2. Going on this assumption I'd say not until the next console generation perhaps
I disagree. While the Source engine is hands down EASILY THE BEST gaming engine ever created, I think it has now become due for a finish, with Portal 2. Source was the push PC gaming needed to go to the next level of graphics and physics. Why does Valve have to wait for someone else to do it? They can be the next push once again. Put me in for a bet supporting that a new engine will be announced before September 2011, with HL3 possibly releasing in time for the holidays.
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Originally Posted by DannyTheGamer View Post
This sounds cool!
What's the Cinematic Mod? :L
I'm willing to download it (Y)
it sucks, just changed a few characters.
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