'Half-Life 3' release date rumors: Game to arrive exclusively for HTC Vive V2?

Promotional image of "Half-Life" game of the year edition. | Valve

The much anticipated third installment of the first-person shooter video game, "Half-Life" has been a subject of several rumors and speculations all over the internet for quite some time now. Ever since the release of the last installment almost 12 years ago, many fans are wondering if there will ever be another sequel of the critically-acclaimed video game series.

According to the latest reports, Valve Corporation, the company that developed the first two installments, is waiting for the franchise's 20th anniversary in 2018. There are numerous discussions from fans and critics on various forums and social media sites suggesting that the company will release "Half-Life 3" during that time.

Although Valve has yet to confirm these reports, video game experts are pretty positive that the company will release another installment. Fans are saying that there is no other perfect time to launch the new game but on its 20th anniversary. The popular game developer has continued to stay mum about "Half-Life 3's" development and release date.

According to a report by Neurogadget, there have been rumors and speculations in the past suggesting that Valve has already started the development of the game. It was previously reported that the company has already assigned a team to work on the project.

Interestingly so, there are also speculations saying that the game will come out with full VR capability. If rumors prove to be true, the new game will certainly give players the opportunity to experience the game like never before.

Meanwhile, a report by PC Game SN suggested that Valve and HTC have already made a deal to release the new game exclusively for the Taiwanese electronic company's VR system, the HTC Vive V2. The new VR technology is said to be a game changer once it hits the market in 2019. However, neither Valve nor HTC has confirmed the latest rumors.