Published: Wed, March 25, 2020
Electronics | By Kelly Massey

Here's 20 Minutes Of Half-Life: Alyx

Here's 20 Minutes Of Half-Life: Alyx

Checking in on the metacritic page reveals an overall score of 93 for Half-Life: Alyx, which is based on 21 critic reviews so far.

"Half-Life: Alyx is coming in March, and we are celebrating early by making all games in the Half-Life Series FREE to play for Steam users, from now until the day it launches!"

Half-Life: Alyx is easily one of the most attractive VR experiences we've ever seen and we'd hate to lose the essence of what makes it so great. That's a 13-year wait between series entries, and Polygon had a simple question for legendary Valve game designer Robin Walker, who has worked on games like Team Fortress Classic, Half-Life 2Y Dota 2: Will we have to wait another 13 years for more?

To properly prepare for the launch of this game, Valve has chose to make every single game within the Half-Life series free for gamers until April. 1.

The storyline for Half-Life: Alyx takes place five years before the events of Half-Life 2 released 16 years ago and 13 years since Episode Two the last film to be released in the Half-Life franchise. [Are] people saying that VR is now this essential part of Half-Life?

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However, this does defeat the major selling point of the Quest in that you don't need a PC to experience the games. It's hard to sit back and say, "I'm going to write code about it today".

Walker described the fact that Valve has no one outside the company to respond to as a "cheat card".

That said, Walker was willing to give fans some hope for the future.

As you can see, Valve is also encouraging social distancing in this tough period for all of us. It was a real breath of fresh air to build a game like this again. after working for years in the service, a kind of marathon instead of things that you know will end. Ready your internet speeds because it is going to be a long journey. We'll be avoiding all story spoilers that aren't relevant to the tease itself, but know that we ARE discussing a scene from the very end of Alyx if you plan to keep reading.

The best thing about the Half-Life: Alyx is that it is compatible with the list above, which is pretty much the most popular VRs around.

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