Valve's new VR game closes a gap between Half-Life and Half-Life 2 and has even received a trailer including a release window.
Undoubtedly, each of us would prefer Half-Life 3, the Half-Life: Alyx VR game, but we do not have that choice, so we should take what we can get. Half-Life: Alyx tells the story of Alyx Vance and her father, Eli, who together establish the resistance movement against the Combinethen joining Gorden Freeman in the second part.
The game will be to appear in March 2020 and well over $ 50, unless you own Vavle's own VR glasses index, then you get it for free, The Storepage on Steam but reveals the half-life: Alyx also with the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality will be playable, Also interesting: With Valves Leveleditor Hammer players should be able to create their own levels for the community.
According to developer Greg Coomer, testers needed to play through Half-Life: Alyx just as long as Half-Life 2, So good 15 hours, Those who take their time and like to explore the levels, of course, take longer. So it's not a nice tech demo, but a full-fledged game.
Valve has left pretty big footprints in the gaming landscape with the previous Half-Life games. Maybe they will succeed with Half-Life: Alyx also in the VR area.
Original text of 19 November 2019:
New Half-Life after 12 years finally announced – but it is different than expected
Valve did something incredible in February 2017: an announcement in which the number "three" occurred. However, it was about three VR games. The first is in the starting blocks and it will be a half-life game.
The new game is to become Valves VR flagship and carries the title Half-Life: Alyx, The game will be the first in a series of three VR Games. The announcement comes from an official Valve Twitter account, which seems to have been around since June 2019, but it has not gotten around yet:
We're excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10am Pacific Time.
Can not wait to share it with all of you! pic.twitter.com/BupFCxSrTw
– Valve (@valvesoftware) November 18, 2019
"We are pleased Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR, on Thursday, at 19: 0 o'clock to unveil. We can not wait to share it with you all! "
Already a year ago, the GIGA oracle announced a VR game as the next title in the Half-Life series. In this article you can find the proof:
The woman whose cry left us in Half-Life Episode 2 and traumatized us as an emotional cliffhanger for twelve years now. Only replaced by the trauma that generated the knowledge: Gabe Newell can not count to three. Will this game of salvation?
Probably not, even if the story of the game is still unknown, Valve is unlikely to dissolve in a VR game as Half-Life goes on. The game appears among others for Valve's own VR glasses index. The controllers allow grasping objects with individual fingers, a technique that will find its way into Half-Life: Alyx.
According to Ars Technica becomes Half-Life: Alyx Prequel to Half-Life 2, A feature in the game should magnetic gloves who continue the concept of the Gravity Gun. On Thursday (21st of November) We will learn what is correct and what Half-Life: Alyx will really be about.
Why VR glasses still do not really get going:
Half-Life 3 is one of the most anticipated games of all time. Is Valve taking a liking to bring out a game within this franchise? Will not it always be in the shadow of expectations for the end of the trilogy? Write your opinion in the comments.