When Valve said they had three announcements last week, everyone hoped number three would have a 3 in it. Yup, I know you were all waiting with bated breath for some news on Half Life 3. Well, now there just might be some hope.

Spotted by the good people of Neogaf, it would seem that Valve has filed a trademark for Half Life 3. Filed at the end of September, it falls under two categories:

Computer game software; Electronic game software; Downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices; Video game software.

Provision of on-line entertainment; provision of computer and video games and computer and video game programs from a computer database or via the Internet.

So, does this mean Half Life 3 is coming? Well, people certainly don’t file trademarks for fun. However, we still have no official update or news, just that there’s a trademark. So, the project could still be several years away, or maybe it’s coming soon. At this point, it’s just too soon to tell. But I hope this gives you a glimmer of hope on a Wednesday.

Last Updated: October 2, 2013

was reviewed on PC

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