Valve talks to IGN about its reputation, and why they're finally in a place to make games again.
IGN = 3 letters...
Glad they are in a place to make games again since AAA is abandoning steam in favor of their own platforms.
Indeed. Funny coincidence that they suddenly find themselves "in a place to make games again" after years of drought. It's almost like they've just rested on their laurels and now realise they're losing ground in the industry...
They were trying to win most arrogant video game company of the millennium award, but since Cloud Imperium Games are almost guaranteed to win it, Valve have accepted defeat and gone back to making games again.
Half life 3 cough cough
I'm sure they are aware. But they're just too busy rolling around in their beds made of cash to care.
Bed frames of solid gold and water mattresses filled with printer ink.
All well and good, but if that mattress springs a leak they are going to end up looking very very silly with their big magenta faces. Needless to say, we will have the last laugh.
"Very aware of all the jokes" = 3 words start with a vowel, Half-Life 3 confirmed!
Awesome, i was thinking of rearranging letters to spell the different words for the number 3, three, tres, tre, tri,...
If they know then I don't know why they haven't done something...is it fun to kind of fall from grace within the gaming community. Does it feel good to know people are making jokes and talking about you? Instead of latching off Steam how about you actually make games again and by that I don't mean TF2 updates and DoTA 2 stuff. Left 4 Dead 3 with the original survivors Portal 3 Team Fortress 3 Counter Strike Help expand GMod on consoles I'm sure Gary would like it on more platforms New IPs like the cancelled Crossing game Either remake Half Life yourself or get one of the many projects out there Half Life 3...obviously So much to do, so little time.
Bills voice actor died fee years ago i believe RIP.
I was thinking about that, for me there's two paths they could take 1) Hire a new voice actor Continue the story where the DLC never happened and the gang goes North instead of South, their original plan 2) Continue on from the DLC where Bill is dead and replace him They are headed to Florida, a lot of older people go their to retire, could easily find another older character, maybe a older woman this time...who dosen't want to see a sweet little old Grandma be a badass.
Time to start making games again if anything. Left 4 Dead 3 and Team Fortress 3,call it a day.
It's beyond jokes, fans now have every right to be hateful of Valve. They refused to make an actual game for seven years now, yet they didn't outright state that they wouldn't. "Oh, we're making games again now..." Well what does that mean? Dota 3? VR rubbish? Games that people actually want? Be more transparent.
I gave up on them a little while after orange box on 360, all that promised dlc for half life that never happened. IMO they stopped making games because of steam, and now that they will have stiff competition with publishers and devs not selling there games on steam, now they want to come back and act as if it has nothing to do with that. Valve will have to reinvent games to get me to look in there direction again, but I’m sure most ppl will just jump right back in with no problem. And Gabe’s “hurray we’re back to shipping” just comes off forced and not at all genuine.
I do think that with Half-Life 3, it will be impossible to live up to expectations. I think it be wise to let Half-Life lay dormant. However, I don't understand why they haven't made any new entries in their other franchises though. I would kill for a new L4D3 or a Portal 3. I love both of those series so much and Valve is sitting on a fantastic series doing nothing but minor server updates on them. It's can't be that difficult to make a Left 4 Dead 3 as that isn't too story heavy. With Portal 3, I can see it being a bit trickier, but all the cast are great and they have amazing dialogues. They had more than enough time to plan out a story for that. Please Valve, just start making fun games again like Left 4 Dead 3 and Portal 3.
Ever since that idiot Gabe Newells initial comments against ps3 I've never given two shits about Valve. Not that they've put out anything to tempt retracting this opinion anyway. Portal 2 was a bargain bin purchase at best.
Someone bitter that an amazing game came out of a company that trash-talked how difficult it was to develop for your precious console that you owe your dear life to??? How sad. First world problems.
Spoken like a true annoying fanboy.
Portal 2 has some of the best writing and dialogue I've seen in a game. True masterpiece.
They are aware, but they won't do anything about it thanks to the stupid policies they have at that company, that's why nothing ever gets started at that company anymore.
I want Portal 3
Well unless they are unaware of something called the internet then of course they know.
Just release Portal 3 and we'll be on our way, friend
My laptop charge is at 50% while reading this article....
IGN still around? I though lying on scores and money laundering is illegal?
Well Valve just stop the bullshit and announce something about Half-Life 3, not this card game shit Artifact. HL3 vaporware might actually beat Duke Nukem Forevers haha And even that came out but it was crap.
We're not joking we're p*ssed
They're not jokes, no one is laughing when it's been ~10 years after their last real game.
Close but it's actually been 7 years since Portal 2
Valve where is HALFLIFE. If you don't want to make it sell it to someone that will.
HL3 will probably launch around the same time as Day Z 1.0; so... our grandchildren will enjoy it surely.
I doubt theyre aware of all the jokes, unless instead of game development they just sat back to read all the commentary while steam pulled in all this cash. Glad to see them squirm a little because to the gaming community, they didnt really give a sh!t. Evolve seemed like a great concept, but it fell flat because it entered a field of numerous and stiff competition. Instead of listening to the gamers, they pulled an MS and tried to force feed something that wasnt wanted.
I haven't played a Card Game on PC, purposefully, since Spider Solitaire on Windows XP. That said, I don't get it. What's the pull of all these card games?
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