According to the official Gamescom list of games set to appear at the show in Germany, Half-Life 3 will be there. Is this some kind of elaborate prank? Is this real life?
It was T3 that initially spotted it, writing up this story. Could it be? Could it finally be.
Gamescom officially kicks off tomorrow, but there are a couple of Press Conferences scheduled, one of which is EA's. EA actually distributes Valve's box copies in some regions, so Half-Life 3 could be announced then and there. Could.
I'm witholding hype for now, mainly because this could be a mistake. In fact there are about a million different explanations for this.
UPDATE: Eurogamer has confirmed that, sadly, the Half-Life 3 listing was indeed a mistake. No explanation was given as to why the game was listed. Shame.