The project management system from Valve was recently made public for a brief amount of time, revealing that the company is currently working on the unannounced “Half-Life 3.” According to a report by Computer and Videogames on Oct. 2, the project is being developed by a core team of 10 key staff members in addition to 46 other employees also providing support.
The key staff composes of a mix of personnel with diverse backgrounds in terms of previous projects. Individuals from the group have worked on the “Doom,” “Borderlands,” “Counter-Strike,” “Half-Life,” “Life 4 Dead” and “Portal” franchises.
One of the members is Sergiy Migdalskiy, who is described as a specialist for optimization PC games for consoles like the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. His role in the development of “Half-Life 3” may hint that the sequel will be coming out on other systems in addition to the PC platform. The rest of the key staff members include Adam Foster, David Speyrer, Jean Rochefort, Jeff Lane, Jim Hughes, Karl Whinnie, Kelly Bailey and Michael Coupland.
Despite recent leaks, Valve has not yet officially announced that “Half-Life 3” is in development. The potential sequel will be the first game in the series since the release of “Half-Life 2: Episode Two” in 2007. You can check out some screenshots from “Half-Life 2” and its two episodic releases in the slideshow near the top of this article.