Leak: New Half-Life & Portal Games Revealed

A data miner found hidden code in the latest Valve game that hints towards the release of multiple new titles from the developer, among them new Half-Life and Portal games.

Leak New Half Life Portal Games Revealed
A data miner revealed some exciting news! | © Valve

Listen, I know you clicked on this link because you're excited for new games in the Half-Life and Portal universe. Of course you are, games like Half-Life 2 and Portal 2 belong to the best games ever. So I don't want to keep you waiting for too long. Not as long as Valve is keeping their fans waiting for new games... zing. Real talk though, they notoriously bad at making sequels for their most beloved franchises. I could rant for hours about how annoying it is, that we have to wait years, sometimes decades for new games. So let me not waste your time and get to the juicy bit: A data miner found clues about potential new Half-Life and Portal games in Valve's latest game, Apperture Desk Job.

Valve Is Working On New Half-Life & Portal Games

The mentioned data miner and reporter is Tyler McVicker, who was formerly known as Valve News Network (VNN) and is famous for digging really deep into everything Valve does and uncovering new things all the time. He made a 12-minute video where he presents his findings from looking into the data of Apperture Desk Job. Here is a short overview over some of his findings:

  • A Sequel to Half-Life: Alyx
  • Citadel, a Combine vs Rebels RTS/FPS hybrid in the Half-Life universe. It's supposed to be class- and squad-based
  • A new version of F-Stop, the sequel to Portal that was originally canceled
  • CSGO is being ported to Source 2

A lot of juicy info, hidden within a tiny, free game. Insane. Of course you should take this with a grain of salt, as none of this is officially confirmed yet and just batches of code, which could mean anything. But something like Citadel has been rumored for a while and a sequel to Alyx would just make sense, same with the CSGO news. Now a new Portal game, that is a bit of a surprise. But it's Valve, you know... nothing can really surprise me with them anymore.