The lights are on
A Vietnamese beta tester has leaked the entire game client for Dota 2, and the Internet is on fire as the code is picked clean like a desert carcass. Among the massive data mine are details about a Dota store, and weapon information for something called ep3. Could that be Half Life Episode Three?
Team Liquid has parsed out some information from the Dota 2 game code. Contained within the Dota 2 client are weapon files for something called ep3. Check out the screen below.
Is Valve planning a flamethrower and an icegun for Half Life Episode 3? What exactly is this weaponizer? Right now we have more questions than answers, and ep3 could really be anything. Still, it’s fun to dream about Half Life Episode 3, especially since Valve doesn’t seem to ever want to talk about the game.
[Source: Lamda Generation]
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Stupid leaks are stupid.
Half Life: Episode 3 is a lie.
Too Bad The Game Give Me Motion Sickness. =\
This story officially confirms that we're still in the dead season for gaming. Come November, the floodgates break and hot releases drop every week. But for now, nothing. Nothing except some silly code fragment from a game that isn't out yet.
Half-Life!? Please be the next Half-Life!
/Would be so sweet if its real
This is probably for DOTA. If you think about it, a ice gun sounds ridiculous. It must mean a class of weapons, like exceptional 3, so maybe that means its extremely there extremely good.
I would rather a right proper half life 3 come out on the next gen consoles and PC in about 2-3 years.. but if they do both I will be even happier
Only Valve. Only Valve can hurt me like this. I'm starving for more of Half Life, and the only thing they do is tease me.
You know, I wish this could be like that viral campaign they released for Portal 2. It would be nice to see the next installment HIT me in 2012 Q4.
Now, wherever I see, there are hints of Ep3. This is cruel.
Is that Otacon? Just kidding!
I think Valve should be more open about their plans for Half Life. Its terrible waiting for something with an unclear future ahead.
It's a little insane that every bit of news regarding Half Life 3 is incredibly stretched theories and that their all the smallest "hints" that just become wild fanboy optimism. We understand, everyone's excited for the possibility of a Half Life 3, but until it's official, leave it alone.
Team Liquid REPRESENT!!
Right... Valve puts something about another game in a other game... NO! If they make it, it will be top secret!
Valve already said they were done with episodes
How about just making Half-Life 3!!!!
Time for them to pull the game and completely re-write the story.
Wow, this is sad, talk about clutching at straws.