Half-Life 2: Episode 3

Key events

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Valve loses another veteran writer

Jay Pinkerton exit follows Faliszek, Wolpaw and Laidlaw.

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Chet Faliszek has left Valve

Portal and Left 4 Dead writer runs out of Steam.

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Valve registers trademark for Half-Life 3

UPDATE: Trademark registration removed.

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Valve voice actor says Half-Life 3 is not in development

UPDATE: Actor backtracks on statement and issues retraction.

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FeatureMinerva matter: The Half-Life 2 mod that opened the gates of Valve

Adam Foster's two-and-a-half-year job application for the world's most enigmatic game developer.

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Gabe Newell named as next AIAS Hall of Famer

Oh they'll induct anyone have they no standards etc..

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Valve files name next-gen Source 2 engine

Is this what's taking Half-Life 3 so long?

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Valve on Valve Time: "It's charming. It's kind of a compliment."

Plus, we ask, what's taking Half-Life 3 so long?

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Half Life 2: Episode 3 concept art leaked - report

Redesigned Alyx, cold weather Gordon glimpsed in early visuals.

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FeatureE3 2012: The Vapourware List

The absent games we're beginning to wonder about.

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Valve Handbook for New Employees hits internet

"A fearless adventure in knowing what to do when no one's there telling you what to do."

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Newell: Valve wants its games "more baked" before revealing them

"We're acutely aware of how much we annoy our fans."

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FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Why Everyone Is Amazing

Devs and gamers are united, and there can be only one winner: everyone!

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10,000 Valve fans stage Half-Life 3 protest

But far less than 50,000 signed up to do so.

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Half-Life 3 fan campaign staging mass gameplay session

Up to 29,000 gamers to play Half-Life 2 this Saturday.

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Valve to attend gamescom

DOTA 2? Portal 2 DLC? Half-Life 3?

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Valve's Half-Life dev hampered by Steam?

Impulse maker Stardock draws parallels.

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Why Chet Faliszek is Valve's Mr Awesome

"I walk around the hall with my iron fist."

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VideoHalf-Life fan film premiered online

Beyond Black Mesa took 2 years to make.

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Valve E3 reveal "isn't Ep 3" - Newell

Boss quells Half-Life 2 speculation.

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Gabe Newell wins GDC Pioneer Award

For work on Steam and influential games.

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Valve has "good reasons" for Ep3 silence

Says episodic plan helped TF2, L4D, etc.

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Steam Cloud to launch this week

Centralise game data starting with L4D.

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First Half-Life 2: Ep 3 picture surfaces

Gordon and crowbar face an Advisor.