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Gordon Freeman's Long-Awaited Return to PC Confirmed... in Final Fantasy XV

By Asif Khan, Feb 22, 2018 8:00am PST

It's not Half Life 3, but we'll take it.


"Man they need to start having some Adrian Shephard crossovers"

- Zollington see all 31 comments

Valve Issues First Half-Life 1 Patch in 4 Years

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 9:35am PDT

The patch also affects other games using the Half-Life engine, including Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Condition Zero, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Opposing Force and Team Fortress Classic.


"I promise you the second I sell my Vive HL3 is released ten minutes later "

- bozer see all 20 comments

Portal 2 Writer Erik Wolpaw Leaves Valve

By David Craddock, Feb 17, 2017 1:45pm PST

Wolpaw was a driving force in writing the story and dialogue for Portal 2.


"I'm kind of ok with that. It didn't feel like he was doing a whole lot at Valve after Portal 2 ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 9 comments

Valve's Gabe Newell on the possibility of more Half-Life and/or Portal content: 'Yep'

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 4:19pm PST

While not a confirmation, Newell teasing a chance of more content is the first morsel of possibility that fans have tasted in years. 


"Pretty sure this is a complete nonstory and the hype surrounding an extremely vague answer to a ..."

- duncandun see all 25 comments

Valve's Gabe Newell is Worth More Than Donald Trump

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 17, 2017 2:27pm PST

Valve boss Gabe Newell is worth more than both Donald Trump and Oprah. 


"fucking lol, post this to r/politics or /r/gaming to get shack click traffic I guess. great ..."

- ]pm[chem see all 9 comments

Valve insider: 'There is no such thing as Half-Life 3'

By David Craddock, Jan 12, 2017 1:05pm PST

An anonymous source says that Half-Life 3 could have gone through several iterations across multiple genres, but no idea has progressed very far.


"hes got a good point, theyve been losing a number of high profile creatives over the years due ..."

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Fake Half-Life: 3 announcement spotted at Gamescom 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 16, 2016 8:20am PDT

At this point, who knows when Half-Life 3 is coming?


"Did you try Vives roomscale? I've had zero motion sickness problems from it - and I used to get ..."

- Borrowed Ladder see all 18 comments

Marc Laidlaw Is No Longer A Valve Employee

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 08, 2016 10:35am PST

Your Half-Life 3 conspiracy theories may have just been stunted.


"Marc Laidlaw has 3 syllables. That means he has left Valve for greener pastures."

- sarcaz see all 15 comments

10 Great Video Game Stories Left Unfinished

By Steven Wong, Mar 09, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Gaming has a great many unresolved stories and sub-plots, left abandoned or forgotten by their developers. Here are 10 of gaming's biggest unfinished works.


"The game is so good that I'm fine with its development history, it's more the aftermath that's ..."

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NVIDIA Shield tablet receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nov. 18

By Daniel Perez, Nov 13, 2014 7:30am PST

NVIDIA has quite the update coming for Shield tablet owners as not only will Android 5.0 Lollipop be launching next week, but a new bundle and also GRID will be come, too!


"Nice, seems like this is the alternative if you don't want to pay for the nexus 9"

- bolneze see all 11 comments

Black Mesa coming to retail with updated Source engine

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2013 12:00pm PST

The fan-made remake of Half-Life, Black Mesa, is coming to Steam as a retail release and will utilize an updated version of Valve's Source engine.


"Considering Valve basically fleshed out the entire game for them (level design, story, gameplay ..."

- dookiebot see all 27 comments

Half-Life 3 trademarked

By Joseph Mazzeo, Oct 01, 2013 12:15pm PDT

Valve remembers the number 3, for once.


"It's not April, so I'm convinced that mr Yoon just pulled the biggest troll on the internet"

- squeakychimp see all 42 comments

Half-Life 3 not in the works due to 'mo-cap issue,' claimed voice actor

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2013 7:30am PDT

Voice actor John Patrick Lowrie has been in multiple Valve games, from the original Half-Life 2 to the recent Dota 2. And he claims that Valve is actually not working on a Half-Life sequel at all.


"YEAH! That's why your source knows about it, because nobody else does!"

- Curike see all 106 comments

Half-Life, Counter-Strike add Linux support

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm PST

Valve has updated two of its classic titles, Half-Life and Counter-Strike, with Linux support.


"Are you talking about the expansions like Opposing Force and BlueShift or the episodes for HL2. "

- TheEmissary see all 4 comments

J.J. Abrams says Half-Life and Portal movie idea is 'real,' promises collaboration

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 06, 2013 1:00pm PST

"We're super excited about that and we also want to talk about making movies, either a Portal movie or a Half-Life movie," Gabe Newell said at DICE today. But how far has he gotten in making this idea a reality?


"This friendship probably goes back to at least the Super 8 "interactive trailer" included with ..."

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