• Hi there and welcome to PC Help Forum (PCHF), a more effective way to get the Tech Support you need!
    We have Experts in all areas of Tech, including Malware Removal, Crash Fixing and BSOD's , Microsoft Windows, Computer DIY and PC Hardware, Networking, Gaming, Tablets and iPads, General and Specific Software Support and so much more.

    Why not Click Here To Sign Up and start enjoying great FREE Tech Support.

    This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Half-Life 3 is not dead as Valve employees talk hopes for non-VR sequel


PCHF Tech News
Jan 10, 2015
Half-Life: Alyx was not only one of the best VR experiences we've ever had the pleasure to enjoy, but it also gave hope that the Half-Life franchise wasn't dead. Now, there's new, renewed potential for a full Half-Life 3 game.

As revealed in Geoff Keighley's interactive "storybook" about the making of Alyx, it seems the desire at Valve for a new non-VR Half-Life game is high.

"Privately, most of the team hopes that the next big thing will indeed be a full-scale Half-Life game built not for VR," writes Keighley, "but as a game accessible across all traditional gaming platforms."

A new project

"We're not afraid of Half-Life no more," says Valve designer Phil Co.

"Going from [Half-Life: Alyx] to a new big thing, which will be even bigger, is pretty exciting," adds designer and programmer Tejeev Kohli.

Valve claims to work on a flat hierarchy, where a majority decision becomes the company's next focus project. Were that true, we may see a new Half-Life game before long – but undoubtedly the decision making process is more complicated than that.

Still, another flicker of hope comes at the end of Keighley's report – a small team at Valve started work on a "top-secret" project at the beginning of 2018. Let the eternal Half-Life 3 memes forever roll on.

Continue reading...