New rumors about Half-Life 3: According to a source, Half-Life 3 will be open-world and get RPG elements.
just look at what id is said to plan with the next doom (open world with rpg elements, screenshot leak few months ago) and what epic wants to do with the next unreal (the exact same, said a few days ago) skyrim really showed many developers how brilliant an open world game can become and I think many developers will also try to achieve this for their game. no matter what genre it's in.
Exactly. You only have to look at the success of games like Borderlands and even Mass Effect to see that blending RPG elements into a game can be a very successful addition. Also, open-world games are taking over the market more and more. 10 years ago, a game like Batman: Arkham City would never have been open-world. You only have to look at the success of some recent games to see that open-world is where it's at, currently. (Obviously there are exceptions, like Uncharted). Nevertheless, I'd be intrigued to see how an open-world game fits the Half-Life universe. Sure, it will be possible, but HL has always been about telling a story, and Half-Life 2 stands out because it is a journey of one man.
If that's the case then Valve will maybe make a game like that. But it won't be Half-Life. It'll be a new IP
"skyrim really showed many developers how brilliant an open world game can become" Wow really? So it wasn't any of the early fantastic open world RPG games but Skyrim? LMAO...
I think RPG elements + FPS can work, but open world FPS title I am skeptical of at the moment.
I agree because Half Life 3 isn't going to happen. I see Valve doing a new ip more than Half Life 3
Why struggle to make a new, successful ip when millions of people a crying out for them to finish half life.
'I agree because Half Life 3 isn't going to happen.' I bet you any money that Valve is working on it right now, along with a new engine. But this is Valve time we are talking about. They won't announce it until they are close to it being finished.
If this is true it'll be interesting to see how Valve handle the story telling.
I hope not. I haven't found any open world games that tell a good story and make you feel involved, skyrim characters look cheap and boring.
cool story bro!
Hmmmmmmmm... I'll take this "news" with a pinch of salt for now.
I smell bs my friend.
it sounds unlikely but I don't mind the idea. I can picture it working because episode 2 kind of felt open world. I think Valve could pull it off quite well. I mean the way the maps were laidout, it felt like it was an open world even though it was not (kind of like haloCE). whatever they do, Valve is one company I will give the benefit of doubt. All my favorite games this gen have been open world (apart from Deadspace 1)
Very unlikely, from the stunning linear narrative to an open world?
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