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Earlier in the week, news circulated about a trademark listing for Half-Life 3, which had been filed in the Trade Marks and Designs Registrations Office of the European Union website, leading many to believe that an announcement for the game would soon follow. It seems that the news of Half-Life 3's coming was greatly exaggerated.
Valvetime.net was able to confirm that the Half-Life 3 trademark has been removed from the Trademarks and Design Registration Office of the European Union's website. A Portal 3 trademark, filed on October 2, is also likely a fake. Let this be a lesson to all of us that we should never get excited about anything; you're only setting your heart up for pain.
Our TakeThis is certainly disappointing news for fans of the series who have already been waiting years for news of another Half-Life title. Sadly, it looks like we'll just have to wait a bit longer. Still this doesn't mean that Valve isn't still busy at work on Half-Life 3 right now. We don't know who was behind this fake trademark stunt, but they just pulled one epic senior prank.
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Sad face.
***. Just ***.
well that pisses me off. valve has already waited to long for this game i already cant wait for it and now this happens...wtf
I'm laughing so hard I can't breathe.
This really ticks me off. I now don't care about any HL3 news unless it comes straight from Valve. I still don't understand why it's taking them this long though.
What about Half Life team reveal in Valve's internal database leak .
Totally called it. Sorry guys.
Activision will make a quality game, and then proceed to make sequel after sequel until people seem to be sick of that franchise. Valve has the opposite issue; giving us a taste of something great, then moving on to a new project. Whether or not these are good issues: that's not up to me to decide for everyone.