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'Epistle 3' Might Be as Close to 'Half-Life 3' As We Get

Inspired by Half Life Writer Mark Laidlaw's infamous blog post, this is sort of the game we've been waiting for. Maybe.
Bruno Dias
10.27.17
The Orange Box

Ten Years Later, The Orange Box Is Filled With Valve's Baggage

The bittersweet legacy of the best new game compilation ever released.
Rob Zacny
10.11.17
portal

‘Portal’ Has Been Making People Feel Smart for Ten Years

Celebrating ten years of ‘Portal,’ Valve’s finest hour.
Danielle Riendeau
10.10.17
Half Life 3

The Sad, Strange End to Half-Life

Half-Life writer Marc Laidlaw released the "unofficial" outline of 'Half-Life 2: Episode 3.'
John Brindle
8.28.17
Podcasts

It's ‘Mario + Rabbids,’ Taylor Swift, and 'Half-Life 3' on Waypoint Radio

We've got Some Thoughts on "Look What You Made Me Do," the potential rise of Carly Rae Jepsen, and more.
Patrick Klepek
8.25.17
Game Design

These Books Offer a Cross-Section View of Classic Game Designs

The 'Reverse Design' gets beyond design platitudes with close interrogations of classic games' inner workings.
Cameron Kunzelman
8.23.17
Valve

It's Never Been a More Confusing Time to Be a Fan of Valve's Games

With another 'Half-Life' writer out the door, it's never been more confusing to figure out Valve's identity as a developer.
Patrick Klepek
5.2.17
Half Life 2

Here's Why City 17 and Dunwall Feel Like Real Cities

Victor Antonov talks about architecture, creating worlds, and exploring abandoned buildings.
Blake Hester
2.23.17
Read

I Pretended to Be a Scientist Named Gordon Freeman and Asked a Psychic About ‘Half-Life 3’

From which we can conclude that the game is out in 2020, is set on Xen, and will feature micro-transactions.
Joe Donnelly
12.11.15