Half-Life: Alyx has been officially introduced, and it’s a “full-length” experience that has been designed from scratch for VR headsets. Featuring all of the hallmarks of a classic Half-Life game: world exploration, puzzle-solving, visceral combat, and an intricately woven story that connects it all with the characters iconic to the Half-Life universe. Read more for a gameplay trailer, additional pictures and information.
It’s available now to pre-order for $60 USD, with the release set for March 2020, but pre-ordering gets you a 10% discount, bringing the total down to $54. However, if you own Valve’s Index VR headset, the game will be gifted free upon release. The last official Half-Life game was 2007’s Half-Life 2: Episode 2, which ended on a cliffhanger, so fans have been waiting quite a while for this.
Alyx Vance and her father Eli secretly mount the resistance to the brutal occupation of Earth by a mysterious alien race known as The Combine. As Alyx, players take the fight to the Combine to save the future of humanity,” said Valve’s official description.