Half-Life Alyx: Levitation is probably the most compelling cause to mud off my VR goggles I’ve seen since Half-Life: Alyx. Out immediately after two years of growth, the bold mod guarantees 3-4 hours of barrel-chucking, window-breaking, train-dodging, combine-blasting enjoyable.
Maybe the complete package deal will pale compared to Valve’s polish, however the bit on this trailer the place the participant scurries down a prepare whereas contorting round manhacks seems oh-so appetisingly transportative. I believe it is time I dug out my lighthouses.
The mod takes place instantly after the principle sport, with Alyx returning to Metropolis-17 after a chinwag with the G-man. “A mysterious levitating constructing” has appeared above “the Sector X area”, explains the mod’s Steam workshop web page, with Alyx off to search out two lacking resistance members who went to research.
Members of the mod workforce embrace stage designer FMPONE, finest recognized for engaged on Counter-Strike: International Offensive maps, and Corey Laddo, who’s recognized for his Supply Filmaker animations.
In Graham’s Half-Life: Alyx assessment, he referred to as the unique sport “a masterclass of first-person shooter design that makes clear the corporate have not forgotten something about making these sorts of video games within the 9 years since Portal 2, or the 13 years since Half-Life 2: Episode 2”. It is a robust act for a mod to observe, for positive. This is hoping it lets Graham faux he is received extra Half-Life for a bit.
In order for you a go, you may have to personal a VR headset and Half-Life: Alyx. Fortunately, Alyx is at present 60% off on Steam, going for £20/$24/€23.60.