Valve files trademark for Half-Life 3

#1 Edited by Metal_Mills (2980 posts) -

OOOH

mod edit: added Half-Life 3 to the thread title as people were crating dupe threads not realising that there was already one about HL3.

#2 Posted by HerbieBug (4212 posts) -

I'm very surprised they hadn't trademarked that years ago.

#3 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10482 posts) -

They just love twisting in the knife, don't they? (At least Gabe does.)

#4 Edited by Metal_Mills (2980 posts) -

@herbiebug said:

I'm very surprised they hadn't trademarked that years ago.

Government shut down means drastic measures to unite the people.

#5 Posted by believer258 (11642 posts) -

Government's shutting down, Half-Life 3 is coming out, Jesus is coming back...

#6 Posted by EXTomar (4500 posts) -

Government's shutting down, Half-Life 3 is coming out, Jesus is coming back...

Damn it you beat me by 50 seconds.

#7 Posted by Forcen (1804 posts) -
#8 Posted by ShaggE (6334 posts) -

DOTA 3 CONFIRMED!

#9 Posted by FriendlyPhoenix (367 posts) -

Wait, did they not already have the trademark for Half-Life 3? Or are they just renewing it? Because either way I don't think this means anything.

#10 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4160 posts) -

Err?

#11 Posted by Ghost_Cat (1387 posts) -

Seriously, thanks obama!

#12 Posted by jimmyfenix (3829 posts) -

Yes!

#13 Edited by StarFoxA (5138 posts) -

I love getting caught up in Half-Life 3 rumors and hype. I want to believe.

According to some Reddit comments (the definitive source for anything on the internet), this is an "intent to use" trademark, which means they actually have to use it to be granted the trademark. They have a set amount of time to do so, I'm seeing 3 years thrown around.

#14 Posted by probablytuna (3539 posts) -

I hope they announce HL3 just so they can say it's cancelled.

#15 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19308 posts) -

...Nope.

#16 Posted by Grissefar (2842 posts) -

Government's shutting down, Half-Life 3 is coming out, Jesus is coming back...

Oh he is back, didn't you know?

#17 Posted by Pr1mus (3813 posts) -

They surely already had that trademark and just renewing it. Some people should just play the game if or when it comes out and stop spending every waking moments looking for clues that the game may or may not exist.

#18 Edited by Abendlaender (2764 posts) -

@believer258 said:

Government's shutting down, Half-Life 3 is coming out, Daikatana is coming back...

Fixed. Daikatana is on Steam now. No....really. It is!

#19 Edited by BurningStickMan (201 posts) -

Betting we don't see HL3 until there's a next gen engine for it. Source 2 or whatever.

#20 Posted by Aetheldod (3511 posts) -

O: could it be true? Can they finally say sumthin about it? OMG , OMG!!!

#22 Posted by slyspider (1155 posts) -

Keep in mind it has been years since HL2 last came out so... adjust your expectations, the shooter genre has changed a lot.

#23 Posted by BurningStickMan (201 posts) -

@forcen: Pow! Well, if they already have a game to debut it then never mind.

#24 Posted by chiablo (905 posts) -
#25 Posted by AngelN7 (2970 posts) -

#26 Posted by FilipHolm (667 posts) -

We all know they're working on it.

Sometimes I think the game has been done for years and they're just fucking with us.

#27 Posted by Forcen (1804 posts) -

@burningstickman: Never mind what? They will probably use that new engine for more then one game.

#28 Posted by mracoon (4954 posts) -

I'm going to ruin your surprise and add Half-Life 3 to the thread title to avoid people creating duplicate threads.

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#29 Posted by stryker1121 (1346 posts) -

I'd like to play this some day, but at this point, I can take it or leave it. Loads of other shooters out there and Valve (whenever HL3 comes out) will be challenged to rise above the fray once more.

#30 Edited by kishinfoulux (2255 posts) -

That's nice. Still not happening. Move along people.

#31 Posted by Forcen (1804 posts) -

@kishinfoulux What are you refering to? Also, check this out:

"[UPDATE]: Due to a loophole with JIRA and Google Cache, people were once again able to access Valve’s project tracker. NeoGAF user ekim managed to snap some pictures of the tracker before it was closed, showing that the Half-Life 3 group have increased in members (to a total of 46), and reveals a new group called Half-Life 3 Core, with only 10 members."

http://lambdageneration.com/news/half-life/dont-look-now-but-valve-just-filed-a-trademark-for-half-life-3/

#32 Posted by BeachThunder (11702 posts) -

Well, it's not like they weren't working on it...

Ricochet fans are going to be pissed though.

#33 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (3786 posts) -

Not buying it till it's officially announced. Gabe can suck a butt.

#34 Posted by DaddyCabinet (178 posts) -

@forcen said:

@kishinfoulux What are you refering to? Also, check this out:

"[UPDATE]: Due to a loophole with JIRA and Google Cache, people were once again able to access Valve’s project tracker. NeoGAF user ekim managed to snap some pictures of the tracker before it was closed, showing that the Half-Life 3 group have increased in members (to a total of 46), and reveals a new group called Half-Life 3 Core, with only 10 members."

http://lambdageneration.com/news/half-life/dont-look-now-but-valve-just-filed-a-trademark-for-half-life-3/

They could just be fucking with people.

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