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E3 2010: No Half-Life 2 Episode 3

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Half-Life 2 My friends I bring you sad news. The beloved franchise known as Half-Life has not seen a new game in almost six long years. Rumors were pointing to a possible Half-Life 2: Episode 3 reveal at E3 2010. Well we’re here to tell you that isn’t going to happen.

This whole fiasco started when Valve canceled it’s Portal 2 event in favor of a surprise. Half-Life fans quickly assumed Gordon Freeman would be making a grand appearance at E3 in Portal’s place. A image that supposedly pointed to the return of Half-Life quickly made its rounds around the internet. The world remained skeptical yet optimistic.

Fan site Halflife2.net received an e-mail from Valve president Gabe Newell labeling the image as “fake.” So there is not Half-Life game at E3 2010 everyone. We can stop dreaming now.

Whatever the surprise is, we know we can expect something exciting from Valve.

Via [Halflife2.net] Read [CVG]

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  • panic

    just because gabe said the poster was a fake which it is, doesn't mean that ep3 isn't going to be at e3
    he said the poster was a fake he never said ep3 was not going to be at e3. how you came to this assumption makes no sense.

  • Jon Simon

    For the loyal fans of the series out there this leaves us scratching out heads and raises my expectations for the BIG surprise. As much as I would have liked to see Portal 2 at E3 this year I don't think it would have been a head turner at the convention. Valve's presentation needs to explode into the spotlight like it did with Half-Life 2 at E3 2003(sigh).