Warning: major Half-Life: Alyx looters ahead.
Every so often you discover a game you just can not stress but assist over. Just 20 mins into Half-Life: Alyx and also I might tell Valve’s ambitious prequel/sequel crossbreed is one of these video games. Not only does Alyx provide among the most natural and detailed immersive experiences I’ve ever had in a Virtual Reality headset, however it likewise provides some long-awaited updates to the story of Half-Life.
For those that don’t remember– it’s been 13 years nevertheless– Half-Life 2: Episode 2 finished with Dr. Vance having his mind sucked out by an unusual as Alyx and Gordon see helplessly. Half-Life: Alyx happens five years prior to his heartbreaking fatality. The game revolves around Alyx getting into a mystical Combine framework which Dr. Vance and Russel think might hold a fatal super-weapon. At some point it is discovered that the drifting monolith is actually a jail containing a survivor of the Black Mesa case. Alyx, Dr. Vance, and also Russel think this person to be Gordon Freeman, though it is ultimately disclosed to be the strange G-Man.