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half life 2 ep3 is just going to be team fortress 2 all over again. 9 years in devolpment, then they will just fill it with hats.
     
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the only way I will accept the time they are taking making this thing is if it's a full blown 'Half Life 3'. And also I want it to be as big a step as it was between 1 and 2.

Doubt I'll get the second part, but having seemingly abandoned the 'Episodic' style Newell blabbed on about for so long ("ooh, we'll be able to release them so quickly, they'll cost less and you won't have to wait like you did with half life 1 to 2..."), I hope at least they are making it a fully featured game...
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half life 2 ep3 is just going to be team fortress 2 all over again. 9 years in devolpment, then they will just fill it with hats.
I like how this sounds. Gorden always needed a hat.
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I don't even care about Half-Life anymore..
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I call BS on the spoiler.

Gordon has brown hair, Gman has black hair with gray in it. I don't care if they continue using source for Episode 3, just crank it out already, they can make a new engine when they make HL3.

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I don't even care about Half-Life anymore..
That's sacrilegious lol. Nah, its fine, I understand. HL1 and HL2 were some of the greatest games ever, but yeah the whole point of episodes should be more of them in less time.
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Doubt I'll get the second part, but having seemingly abandoned the 'Episodic' style Newell blabbed on about for so long ("ooh, we'll be able to release them so quickly, they'll cost less and you won't have to wait like you did with half life 1 to 2...")
And the best part?

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Valve has confirmed that Half-Life 2: Episode One will go on sale on June 1st via the Steam download service, priced at $19.99.

Once again you play as Dr Gordon Freeman, but this time you get to explore the world outside City 17 together with the lovely Alyx Vance and her robot, Dog. It's said to offer between four and six hours of gameplay, and the good news is you don't need the original game to play. There's a teaser trailer now showing on Eurogamer TV.

Episode One will also offer a sneak peek at Episode Two, which is due to be released by the end of the year. And Valve has confirmed that a third instalment is in development - apparently "Episode One is the first in a trilogy of episodes that will conclude by Christmas 2007," don't you know.


Episode 1 prediction: June 1st 2006
Episode 1 actual: June 1st 2006

Episode 2 prediction: December 2006
Episode 2 actual: October 2007

Episode 3 prediction: December 2007:
Episode 3 actual: TBA

It's insane how it has been pushed back so far. It's all good though, I loved both of the episodes and they have very good merits as stand alone games in my opinion.
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I really hope the next Half Life will contain some parralels from Portal,

I find the spoiler thing funny, me and my friends thought of that many years ago, but I didn't know that others did that. lol

This all makes me want to play the whole half life series over again, just to get prepared atleast.

I wanna wait for Black Mesa: Source though, whatever happened to that?
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I wanna wait for Black Mesa: Source though, whatever happened to that?
It's still "When we are finished" status.
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hey I think portal 2 will tide me over.. and my best friend is buying it for PS3 so we can cross platform play it!
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At this point, I think it is safe to say that ep3 is never coming. They are probably just working on HL3 now.
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