Get your fingers in salt-pinching position, people: it’s conspiracy theory time.
So. So. The next Half-Life, yes? We wants it, yes? I mean, hells, Episode Two was released eight years ago, wasn’t it? (God, has it really been eight years? I feel like a digital Methuselah.)
I am about to hypothesise as to just why Valve has been torturing us with waiting into old age. Yeah, yeah, I know what ol’ Gabe said in that podcast. But the real reason for the delay? Mark my words: it’s a little something called affordance training.
Put another way: the Portal franchise is the most magnificent tutorial ever made.