Something to stay up for: In the realm of VR first-person shooters, there hasn’t been a lot to comply with up Valve’s critically acclaimed Half-Life: Alyx within the two years since its launch. A staff of modders plans to alter that by giving the sport an entire new mini-campaign.
One of the highlights of the 2022 PC Gaming Show was Half-Life Alyx: Levitation, the upcoming mod marketing campaign for Valve’s 2020 VR FPS. The free add-on first teaser emerged final 12 months and a brief gameplay trailer appeared in April. On Sunday the builders confirmed a couple of minutes of motion of their first uninterrupted gameplay reel.
The new footage exhibits a prolonged shootout in an all-new degree the place the primary sport’s heroine, Alyx Vance, fights acquainted Half-Life enemies like Combine troopers and a Strider. Levitation is about in a spot referred to as Sector X, the place Alyx investigates a mysterious floating constructing and tries to find what the Combine need with it.
Although the modders cannot get Half-Life: Alyx’s authentic voice actors to reprise the returning characters of their marketing campaign, the video exhibits that they’ve forged some expert impersonators. One of the primary contributors is a Source Filmmaker creator who focuses on animating the sequence’ enigmatic recurring character, G-man, whom we briefly see within the new trailer.
Levitation is meant to supply round 5 hours of latest gameplay. Although it did not get a particular launch date on the PC Gaming Show, it is nonetheless scheduled for 2022.