Half Life 2 delayed....or is it?

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  1. MikeH1

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    Half-Life 2, Doom III, what next, Halo 2 (again)?
     
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    I flipped a coin and the result told me the game won't be delayed.
     
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    But my magic 8 ball told me to "Ask again later"

    This thing is broken, I swear.
     
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    I hope it's not delayed, but it wouldn't surprise me in the least if it is.
     
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    You won't believe this, but Microsoft paid them $$$ for a 2-month window of exclusivity for the XBox. The PC version will come out Thanksgiving weekend.

    And you really shouldn't believe it, because I just made it up.
     
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    My magic 8-ball said "better not tell you now"

    I personally hope it does get delayed, that'll push back my PC buying and let me save some more. Because you know as soon as I see it on the shelf I'll have to dish out the cash for a new pc and it will be all Valve's fault.
     
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    Any chance this has something to do with Universal being on the block? Does the games division belong to Universal? Maybe Vivendi is using HL2 to sweeten the deal for potential buyers.
     
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    A Vivendi Universal PR Director debunked the rumor today. Check out the link at Blue's News, as I'm too lazy to grab it for you. [​IMG]

    Meanwhile, Steam appears to be downloading a sixth video right now. Probably the Barney one. I'm dying to see the dune buggy one in high-res, myself.
     
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    The tunnels freaking rocked!!!!! Time to fire up steam...

    Kad
     
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    BTW, the video that was made available tonight is called Bugbait--it's the one with the antlions. Hopefully, it'll be activated tomorrow at 4pm Pacific, as has become the norm. They had a few hitches at first, but the last video and now this one have come out like clockwork. Hopefully that means next week we'll see the remaining vids come out every other day.
     
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    Rob, there is a whole thread dedicated to this issue... called something like "the worst thing to happen in the history of video game development" or something similar.
     
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    pushed back to April
     
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    Unreal
     
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    Apparently, someone hacked into their system and stole almost everything that was necessary to make the game on their own - source code, maps, textures, etc.

    I'm not surprised that they'd push the release back in order to make changes to the game.

    And let's face it -- would your rather have a game come out sooner than it should and be a complete mess (aka. Ultima: Ascension)? I'd rather give them the time that they need to make it a great game and work out any bugs that they have in order to make the release the best that it can be. After all, this is Half-Life 2, not Daikatana. [​IMG]

     

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