X360, PS3 Saturday, July 15, 2006 | 1:40 AM

Valve announces Team Fortress 2

Valve announces Team Fortress 2

Valve just announced that PS3 and 360 ports of Half-Life 2 are to be released next-year, in a big pack containing the game as well as the two "Episodes", Portal (a solo game featuring experimental gameplay) and... Team Fortress 2. Yep, THE Team Fortress 2. With its shaders-filled cartoony look, the game seems pretty far from what it used to be when it was still using the Quake Engine... And I must say I'm totally seduced. Are you ?

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Commented on 2006-07-15 02:34:56
If that's the game's graphics, it looks really good.
Commented on 2006-07-15 02:41:14
My guess concept art. But who knows--since it may be "ground up" for PC/PS3/Xbox 360 ??

Either way, I LOVE the art direction and could see such a lookg excelling on the current hardware.

I loved TF way back on HL1. High hopes for this!
Commented on 2006-07-15 02:42:52
It's no concept art, this is how the game looks-like in-engine. And it rocks.
Commented on 2006-07-15 02:55:41
wow looks like toy story style graphics. No idea how they have done that with the source engine.
Commented on 2006-07-15 02:57:33
Really great character designs.
Commented on 2006-07-15 03:07:46
it looks too much motley crew for me, i'll pass :(
Commented on 2006-07-15 03:09:00 In reply to Snoopers
Posted by snoopers
It's no concept art, this is how the game looks-like in-engine. And it rocks.
/me faints

If it has this sort of IQ in game... it will push me to buying it even though I already own HL2/CS:S.
Commented on 2006-07-15 03:34:41
I think the lighting looks too complex in that shot to be actual in-engine stuff, but I don't doubt it looks very close to that.
Commented on 2006-07-15 03:50:38
Never heard of Team fortress, whats it about?
Commented on 2006-07-15 04:22:36
Will Half Life be getting an appropriate upgrade graphically on the next-gen consoles?
Commented on 2006-07-15 04:50:41
Doubt it. If you ask me, HL2 still holds its own against next-gen offerings to date.
Commented on 2006-07-15 05:29:03
Thats awsome, love the artstyle, really can't wait for this game.
Commented on 2006-07-15 05:36:37 In reply to Shawnzee
Posted by Shawnzee
Never heard of Team fortress, whats it about?
It's a class based multiplayer FPS.
Really fun.
Commented on 2006-07-15 05:46:58
Looks dull.
Commented on 2006-07-15 09:13:56
Definitely getting this.

I hope that Day of Defeat and CS: Source are coming for Xbox, too.
Commented on 2006-07-15 09:20:57
looks neat..
Commented on 2006-07-15 10:42:07
Quote from TXB.com
"Unfortunately, it seems that the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions won't include Team Fortress 2, which will be part of the PC combo. "-sad if true.

I allready do have HL² on PC and i don't care about the episodes but if valve/ea announced TF2 for 360 i'd definitely get this - TFC was one of my favorite games back then :)
Commented on 2006-07-15 10:46:12
Looks like the Incredibles lost their powers and are going to war.
Commented on 2006-07-15 10:54:34
Awesome stuff... read this on IGN yesterday.. like snooper said this is how the game is gonna look in-game.....
Commented on 2006-07-15 11:06:04
I love the new graphical style, nice that they're doing something different with the source engine.
Commented on 2006-07-15 11:54:50
Hope this will be in the 360 and PS3 versions. I don't care about CS: Source, I want this multiplayer game on my 360.
Commented on 2006-07-15 12:01:24
Not liking the art direction in this much.
Commented on 2006-07-15 12:19:52
why is everyone saying they'd buy it even if they already have HL2... I mean, won't it also be released on steam as seperate? Like always? I pretty sure you'd be able to buy just team fortress 2 on steam... or mabye the pack minus hl2 etc etc.
Commented on 2006-07-15 12:29:21
My PC can barely run HL², CS:S is almost impossible to play and it will be the same with TF².
Therefore I prefer buying a game i already own + additional stuff than just buying the additions.
Commented on 2006-07-15 12:30:40
Looks like a good team game.
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