Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art , is revealed by Valve Time, it shows Alyx and other characters in multiple winter wear. And there's also a shot from Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art of an arctic snowy environment with a crashed helicopter and a illustration of a massive citadel. But the most interesting shot, though, shows a person standing in a vivid environment with floating platforms.
In Episode 3, Gordon Freeman and Alyx searching for the Borealis, a research vessel with experimental technology. The vessel is owned by Aperture Science, the company featured in Portal. The ship disappeared one day and has resurfaced in an arctic environment.
Episode 2 was released back in 2007 and the concept art is from 2008 so who knows what Episode 3 looks like now. Valve could've just decided to expand it into Half-Life 3 according to the revelations from Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art. We're really in the dark, here. But it's nice to see something from the game, though, after all these years.
Half-Life 2: Episode Three, is the third and final instalment of the Half-Life 2 episodes, and also expected to follow soon after Episode Two, as Valve had stated that they planned to release a new episode in every six to eight months. However, as of March 2012, three pieces of concept art are all Valve have shown of the next game. But since then, Valve has released four games, and it currently has two in development, with only one of these, Portal 2, that is being set in the half-life universe.
Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art Pictures Screenshot
Some half life fans believe Valve has scrapped the episodic model and is now working on a full sequel entitled Half-Life 3, but Valve employees refused to give any comment on the status of the next Half-Life game, much this to be the displeasure of their fanbase. Despite general satisfaction with the games Valve has made since Episode Two, the next Half-Life game is still continue to be their most anticipated title, and with the long-awaited release of Duke Nukem Forever in 2011, half life has become gaming's most infamous case of a continuing vaporware.
Many of the pictures appear in Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art to show Alyx Vance and a man in a variety of outfits, while other pictures focus on downed helicopters, each with a towering citadel like structure in the distance. Still others depict floating platforms with dangling tentacles and flowing creatures floating in the air, suggesting the return to dimension Xen that is showcased at the climax of the original Half-Life.
Valve had not yet responded to GameSpot's request for comment. However, multiple volunteer moderators on the official Valve forums have confirmed the pics is authentic, albeit dated, concept art from an old project.
A thread also has appeared on the Valve fan site ValveTime.net showing off supposed concept art for the next installment in the Half-Life series. It's high-quality art that fits with the Half-Life concept art style, and it also has the elements that would fit in with a Half-Life sequel, Head over to ValveTime.net to see all the Half Life 2: Episode 3 Concept Art and to decide for yourself if you think it is real or not.
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