Further Half-Life 2: Episode 4 Images Found

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  1. Hectic Glenn

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    We thought not much more info would materialise for the long cancelled Half-Life Episode 4 or Return to Ravenholm as it was also known. However, we've been sent more examples of content produced for the game by Arkane Studios.

    It's interesting to see that Arkane intended to put their own stamp on Half-life with many of their own original assets. Work such as this also gives us some clues to where they intended to take the spin-off. If you're curious then check out our ValveTime Spotlight video as we dissect the images below!

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    View the full album below or for the avid Half-life fans, watch our full Spotlight Content Analysis video above.

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  2. ChiliFan

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    Careful with those thread titles.
     
  3. kanaka

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    Awesome stuff, painful to know we will never play with it
     
  4. Hectic Glenn

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    I can categorically promise I didn't know it would cut off the title just before the number :D
     
  5. trunk_slamchest

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    im keeping my mouth shut on this one for obvious reasons.
     
  6. Shem

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    We probably have more information on Episode Four than we do Three. How appalling.
     
  7. SiPlus

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    Who puts those watermarks there?
    At least they aren't on the content now, but still, why not original files?
     
  8. JossiRossi

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    We put them there because we have people who put a lot of effort into finding content like this to report, and so if others use the images our name is attached regardless of whether the r-eposter gives us written credit or not. You'd be surprised how often the originators of content are not given credit, or how some people will intentionally try to cut credit to the original workers out by removing watermarks and the like.
     
  9. Krynn72

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    This one here is pretty cool, would make a good gmod vehicle.
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  10. Omnomnick

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    I can tell you put a lot of effort into finding that image, Krynn. I'm impressed.
     
  11. Vegeta897

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    Come on guys, don't belittle what Valvetime is doing here.
     
  12. Omnomnick

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    I find your watermarking skills to be tasteless. I can't even see the truck!
     
  13. Shem

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    That's more to do with sight than taste, methinks. You blind, sir? Maybe the helmet is obscuring your vision.
     
  14. Vegeta897

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    The truck is the watermark.
     
  15. Omnomnick

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    I find that offensive. As you can see from my image, I have actually raised the helmet slightly...for once.
     
  16. SiPlus

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    So you just steal the credit from the reporter by placing a watermark implicitly saying that you found the content?
     
  17. Vegeta897

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    The copyright info is still visible. Valvetime was given the images exclusively to post. I don't really see anything wrong with this.
     
  18. Omnomnick

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    What reporter? We ARE the reporters.
     
  19. caste

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    So much obsession with anything that relates to Half-Life stuff.
     
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    Nice findings, although these could be for any post-apocalyptic game; most of these would fit Fallout as much as Half-Life 2.
    I'm not doubting that these are genuine findings, mind you. They just don't tell us that much about what Return to Ravenholm would be like, which is a shame.
     
  21. TheWiktor2

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    B-b... but I want Episode 3... :(
     
  22. Shem

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    Episode Three is gonna take so long that Episode Four will be out before it.
     
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    Why is this called Episode 4?
     
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    Working title mainly, but was to take place outside the main story arc of the planned trilogy of episodes
     
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    This is pretty interesting... I want moar!
     

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