Final night time, rumors of a brand new Half-Life sport started circulating throughout the online. Half-Life: Alyx, because it’s apparently referred to as, is a brand new VR sport from Valve and might be reportedly be introduced at The Sport Awards on December 12th.
Rumor: Valve to announce Half-Life: Alyx at #TheGameAwards on December 12
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Named after a personality within the unique collection, Half-Life: Alyx is supposedly a successor to Half-Life 2. As evident from the title, the sport appears to be Valve’s much-awaited ‘flagship VR sport’. The sport’s title was uncovered from a leaked transcript of an interview between The Sport Awards host Geoff Keighley, a Workforce Fortress 2 developer, and an unnamed particular person.
Within the transcript, Keighley says, “March 2020, ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ comin’ out”.
In fact, there are a number of inquiries to be requested right here. The most important one which involves thoughts is mouse and keyboard help for the sport. An unnamed individual within the interview states: “I imply we’d like to be delivering a model of this that you might play with a mouse and a keyboard, however like as we mentioned, it started as an exploration of VR.”
The upcoming Valve sport is probably going being developed with their very own Index VR headset in thoughts, so it’s solely potential that the principle focus stays on VR.
Feedback from play testers discovered within the transcript additionally paint a vivid image.
“You possibly can see their entire physique– [sic]Reply to the scenario. You realize, panicking, dropping clips on the bottom as they fumble their weapons ’trigger a zombie’s in entrance of them, all this stuff, they’re simply – it’s been actually enjoyable watching playtests.”
Any Half-Life information all the time has the gaming neighborhood in a frenzy, and Half-Life: Alyx is not any completely different. Whereas the leaks aren’t as correct as one would hope, it gained’t be lengthy earlier than Valve lifts the curtain. Sadly for die-hard followers, it doesn’t appear that their wishes for Half-Life three might be sated any time quickly.