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valve doesn't make games anymore they just sell them and provide a social network, gamebook
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Half-Life is dead. Valve are focusing on other games now :/
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I wouldn't be too worried about new Half-Life games, except maybe Episode 3 to tie things together. I'm pretty sure they've said the episodes take the place of Half-Life 3.

Besides which, Valve has recognized that making cool, enjoyable games doesn't equate to sequel-whoring. They have several other cool ideas to work on: Team Fortress, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and maybe even Day of Defeat and Counter-Strike. Any one of those is open to a sequel, and keep in mind there have been rumors of Valve starting on even different IPs.
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post #44 of 56
Amazing, the Gabe Newell bandwagon fanboys reached new heights,
now they love him for not making a sequel to their favourite overrated Half Life 2: Episode123233524346545656609090809 Charpter12342345345 Part123525256660098 !
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post #45 of 56
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Originally Posted by techheadtrevor;12301227 
Dragging it's feet? Jesus christ you don't give Valve much respect do you...it only made the two best games of all time...its first releases EVER was,at least, the second best game of all time...the sequel to its first release WAS the best best game ever released on any console EVER.

Do you think Valves team sits around circle jerking for for 5 or 6 years while they hope that the monkeys they got writing story and code will create a masterpiece?

Dragging its feet...you should be sued for slander.

You obviously really high opinion of them. No doubt they have made some great games in the past, but so have alot of other developers, and in a much shorter time frame. As much as I love Valve's games( I really do), saying they have made the best games ever is quite an overstatement. I think Valve has become to complacent and satisfied with what they have done, and keep forgetting about what they are going to do next. I look forward to their upcoming(next few years?) release of what ever is next.
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It'll come out for my currently non-existent kids to play. So maybe another 15 or 16 years down the road?
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post #47 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeepEmbrace;12297469 
Your gonna love HL2 mate smile.gif

Im gonna play it again with the Cinematic Mod, but its a lovely 9GB download... Gawd damn ISP with slow speeds frown.gif
Im thinking the exact same thing. Loved HL2, going to go through whole thing in Cinematic Mod. 9gb download and 20gb bandwidth a month sucks redface.gif
Downloading 5% a day through a DLM, up to 15% now.
    
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post #48 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by FiX;12303889 
Im thinking the exact same thing. Loved HL2, going to go through whole thing in Cinematic Mod. 9gb download and 20gb bandwidth a month sucks redface.gif
Downloading 5% a day through a DLM, up to 15% now.

Ah man, thats unlucky. And i thought i had it bad with a 100GB limit with a pants London broadband connection at 4mb/s XD

But hopefully it will be worth the wait.

Links to many Picture examples

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Edited by DeepEmbrace - 2/8/11 at 12:56am
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post #49 of 56
Personally I find Vavle gets bogged down in little details. They spend around 6 months making a single pre-animated scene in a game and it lasts 15 seconds.

To me they are focusing their time and resources on the wrong place. Considering I was able to finish all the episodes in less than 4hrs....
    
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With Duke Nukem Forever finally coming out Valve took the initiative and decided we needed a game to replace it.
    
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