Half-Life Alyx is likely one of the finest VR video games round, and a gifted group of modders are constructing upon the unique with a marketing campaign growth titled Half-Life Alyx: Levitation. At at present’s PC Gaming Present, seven minutes of gameplay have been revealed for the upcoming mod, which follows up on the occasions from the primary recreation’s marketing campaign.
The mod is coming from CS:GO map designer and artist Shawn Snelling, who is named FMPONE within the modding neighborhood, and animator Corey Laddo, who is understood amongst Half-Life followers for creating viral G-Man memes. The 2 modders, together with a group of volunteer modders, animators, and voice actors, have created the free marketing campaign that takes between 4 and 5 hours to finish. The story picks up proper after the tip of Half-Life Alyx. You may take a look at the gameplay video beneath.
The gameplay proven follows Alyx as she battles Mix troopers and headcrab zombies on her seek for the supply of an enormous power signature. The gameplay video teases G-Man watching Alyx’s strikes from the shadows. Half-Life Alyx: Levitation is about to launch on the Steam Workshop in Q3 of 2022.
The fan modding neighborhood and Half-Life have lengthy been intertwined, as 2020 noticed the official launch of Black Mesa, a third-party remake of the unique Half-Life. Half-Life: Alyx represented the primary official entry within the franchise since 2007’s Half-Life 2: Episode Two, however hopefully not the final. Chatting with IGN in March of 2020, Half-Life Alyx developer Chris Remo mentioned individuals at Valve “are very excited concerning the Half-Life universe”.
We awarded Half-Life: Alyx a ten/10 in our evaluate, saying, “Valve has set a brand new bar for VR in interactivity, element, and degree design, displaying what can occur when a world-class developer goes all-in on the brand new frontier of know-how.”
Logan Plant is a contract author for IGN. Yow will discover him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.