Half-Life‘s subsequent entry, Half-Life: Alyx, is a digital actuality recreation that’ll solely be out there on PC-compatible VR units. Nevertheless, that doesn’t imply console gamers received’t ever get to play a Half-Life recreation once more. In response to Valve’s David Speyrer, the corporate needs to do extra with the Half-Life universe but it surely has to attend and see how gamers react to Alyx.
When The Verge requested Speyrer if Alyx marks a full return to the sequence and if followers ought to count on extra, he mentioned:
Sure. It’s in all probability no shock that many individuals at Valve have been eager to get again to the Half-Life universe for a very long time, and this expertise has solely strengthened that. Within the course of of making Half-Life: Alyx, we’ve needed to discover new methods to inform tales with these characters and this world, and we’ve found numerous new gameplay experiences that transcend what we’ve been in a position to do earlier than. After all, we’ll have to attend and see how folks react to Half-Life: Alyx as soon as it’s out, however we’d like to proceed pushing ahead.
Alyx is ready earlier than the occasions of Half-Life 2, and Valve has made it clear that it’s neither a spin-off nor an episode. “It’s the subsequent a part of the Half-Life story, in a recreation across the identical size as Half-Life 2,” Speyrer continued. “Alyx is ready within the aftermath of the Mix invasion of Earth, earlier than the return of Gordon Freeman in Half-Life 2.”
The unique Half-Life launched on the PlayStation 2, adopted by Half-Life 2 on the PS3 as a part of The Orange Field.
[Source: The Verge]