Half-Life: Alyx is officially unveiled - and claims to be the first game in the universeVR That everyone will feel that he just has to play with it
Here it comes, mark in diaries the coming month of March - the game Half-Life: Alyx has been officially unveiled with a short but handsome game trailer, preliminary technical details, תמונות, Basic hardware requirements and also price. Will one of the best series created in the world of action games ever convince millions to jump into the virtual reality bandwagon? All the data is in front of you.
Alyx will be a game VR Starring the main partner for the one and only Dr. Gordon Freeman, and will be a kind of prequel for Half-Life 2 as he describes the path the character and her father went through in the two decades that passed in the logical sequence between the original Half-Life events and its sequel. From the trailer launched during the unveiling, it seems that you can expect quite a few elements of tension, horror and stealth - and of course the elimination of Combine soldiers and a variety of inter-dimensional monsters.
The video does not give us much information about the movement mechanisms of the title, something that is a significant challenge in many games Virtual Reality, But does provide us with opportunities to be impressed by physical elements of gameplay that are simply not possible to apply with the same effectiveness in 'classic' games - a desperate search for ammunition among a variety of useless objects on a shelf, moving physical obstacles out of the way to silently follow the enemy. Into the gun just before the enemy arrives.
Half-Life: Alyx will be offered through the Steam platform for virtual reality systems only, without a standard version for players with a keyboard and mouse or with a game controller that the creators claim will break key elements in it - but with support for all virtual reality glasses based on PC Currently on the market, including Valve's Index itself, HTC's Vive models, Oculus's Rift and Quest models and Mixed Reality's eyeglasses Microsoft Office And its partners.
The game will be based on the Source 2 engine which is considered relatively efficient, although it does not meet the defined basic requirements On the title page of the Steam store Be Threatening Something - With a Square Core i5-7500 Processor or Ryzen 5 1600 Hexagon Processor, Sample Graphics Card Radeon RX 580 with 8GB of GDDR5 or GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB of GDDR5, system Windows Only 10 and also not less than 12 GB of memory Dynamic in the system. The full recommended price will be NIS 225 for consumers from Israel, or a full $ 60 for purchases from abroad - with a slight discount to the level of NIS 202.45 ($ 54) for those who decide to make an early purchase now.
The creators (a group made up of the original Half-Life and Half-Life 2 producers, plus the people who were responsible for developing other titles inValve And people from Campo Santo acquired by it last year) promise players between 12 and 15 hours of top-notch gameplay, with the giant brand at the heart of the giant company - and if that's not a vote of no confidence in virtual reality as the future of gaming, we do not know what Yes.
What are the chances that Half-Life: Alyx heralds the official release of the Half-Life series from its long cooling-off period, with potential for other games not intended forVR And are in development behind the scenes? This is already a question we have no answer to give, at least at this point - but we are holding fingers tight together with you.