Here's Who To Blame For Half-Life 2: Episode 3's Long Gestation

Half-Life 2's » 10/17/08 3:30am 10/17/08 3:30am "episodic" expansions are hardly what you'd call episodic in the sense of the word. Other series can knock out two, sometimes even three full games in the time it takes Valve to cobble together a single 4-6 hour mission pack. Of course, the wait's always worth it, since nobody does it like Valve does…

So, *How* Long Until Half-Life 2: Episode Three?

If there's one thing Valve excels at, it's making us wait. If you thought the wait between Half-Life 2 and the episodes that followed it were long, expect to wait even longer for the third (and final?) episode in the continuing adventures of Gordon Freeman. Valve's marketing man Doug Lombardi tells Kikizo that … » 10/15/08 5:00pm 10/15/08 5:00pm

Left 4 Dead To Follow Portal, TF2's Example

What we'd seen of Left 4 Dead » 8/22/08 8:20pm 8/22/08 8:20pm at Games Convention, we'd mostly seen before. Just prior to E3, we played through the entirety of the game's first scenario, a sprint to the roof of a hospital through a cluster of zombies, where the four survivors await evacuation by helicopter. And, should you be too lazy to check out ,…

Team Fortress 2 Updates Coming To Xbox 360 Later This Year

Owners of the Xbox 360 version of Team Fortress 2 » 8/22/08 9:30am 8/22/08 9:30am will be scarfing down sandviches and delivering payloads later this year, as Valve is finally bringing all the updates delivered via Steam to the Xbox Live Marketplace. That means new, class-specific Achievements, new unlockable weapons for the Pyro, Medic and Heavy,…

Will Half-Life 2: Episode Three Be At E3? Valve Says 'No'

According to E3.net and various excited internet reports, Half-Life 2: Episode Three will be making its debut appearance at E3, just a few weeks away. According to the site, it will also be joined by titles like Kid Icarus and Animal Crossing for Wii. That'd be great news, if E3.net were the official E3 site, as some… » 6/27/08 7:20pm 6/27/08 7:20pm