Valve will release its first unusual Half-Life game, the virtual reality queerHalf-Life: Alyx, on March 23, more than 12 years after the old entry came to PC. On Monday, Valve released a trio of gameplay movies, totaling more than 10 minutes of footage, ofHalf-Life: Alyxin action.
Each video showcases certainly one of many VR game’s kinds of tear. There’s teleport, which lets the player leap from place to place instantly, minimizing tear sickness; continuous, a more traditional kind of first-person tear that is aimed at the strongest of stomachs; and shift, a easily zooming transition between points.
In addition to some familiar looking Half-Life first-person shooting by way of City 17’s alien-infested, dystopian ambiance and battles against headcrab zombies, the three movies showcaseAlyx’s VR interactivity. The player interacts with objects, puzzles, and pieces of the ambiance in some interesting ways, savor swinging launch a car door to create quilt in a gunfight with Combine soldiers.
Half-Life: Alyxwill probably be available by way of Steam and playable on a variety of virtual reality headsets, including Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift (and Quest, with a PC and Link cable), and Windows Mixed Reality.