Half-Life: Alyx Review

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Half-Life: Alyx reviewed by Dan Stapleton on PC with Valve Index.

“One of the first things that struck me when I started playing Half-Life: Alyx was the dirt under Alyx Vance’s fingernails. It’s a simple thing, but it’s not often that you see that level of fine detail in a VR game. Usually, virtual hands are either low-detail ghostly apparitions or gloved. This grit also tells us something about this character, a scrappy survivor raised in the aftermath of the Seven-Hour War in which the alien Combine conquered Earth, and it quickly establishes that she isn’t as buttoned-down as that MIT-educated nerd Dr. Gordon Freeman. Subtle as it is, it sets the stage for the best VR shooter I’ve ever played by a mile – and one of the best in any perspective.”

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17 COMMENTS

  1. Is there gonna be multiplayer? 15 hour story is just one day of gaming.. i want something i can play on for 2000 hours atleast.

  2. After playing Alyx I can't go back to non VR now. Even doom eternal isn't as exciting anymore.

    If HL3 isn't VR then I'll be very disappointed.

    I've had VR for a while but this game has changed my VR world.

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