‘Valve excited to return Half-Life, VR has energized the studio’

Half-Life: Alyx has lastly been revealed with Valve promising a “full-length” Half-Life sport “designed from the bottom up for digital actuality.” On the reveal, Valve founder Gabe Newell says that VR has energized the studio.

In an announcement from Valve at this time, the corporate’s outstanding however typically spotlight-shy founder, Gabe Newell, painted Half-Life: Alyx as an vital second for the corporate.

“Everybody at Valve is worked up to be returning to the world of Half-Life. VR has energized us. We’ve invested plenty of ourselves within the know-how. However we’re additionally sport builders at coronary heart, and to be devoting ourselves to a VR sport this bold is simply as thrilling. For that to return within the type of Half-Life feels just like the end result of quite a bit issues we care quite a bit about: really nice video games, leading edge know-how, and open platforms. We are able to’t look ahead to folks to expertise this.”

Extra of Right now’s Half-Life: Alyx Information

Valve hasn’t launched a full-length single participant sport since 2011’s Portal 2; the sport can even be the primary entry within the Half-Life sequence in 12 years, with the final being Half-Life 2: Episode 2 launched in 2007. In that means, Half-Life: Alyx is a return to type for the corporate which has created a few of the prime single participant video games of the previous 20 years.

Whereas it isn’t the vastly anticipated conclusion to the trilogy (as an alternative set between the unique Half-Life and Half-Life 2), the corporate isn’t shying away from the sport being a full-blown a part of the universe, calling the sport “a full-length digital actuality entry within the Half-Life universe.”

“Half-Life: Alyx was designed from the bottom up for digital actuality and options all the hallmarks of a traditional Half-Life sport: world exploration, puzzle fixing, visceral fight, and an intricately woven story that connects all of it with the characters iconic to the Half-Life universe,” the corporate stated in an announcement at this time.

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