Three (3) VR full-length VR games will be created two years and nine months after its announcement – a number that Valve Software has historically never been able to count, and one of the most exciting announcements in short history on VR so far – today the company has announced Half-Life: Alyx the first new game in the acclaimed Half-Life series for much more than a decade.
We currently have no details beyond the tweet from Valve above, which seems to be the first tweet from a new Twitter account for Valve Software created in June. But clearly we will learn more on Thursday, probably from this social media account, at 1
But Alix almost certainly refers to Half Life 2 the main character Gordon Freeman, the closest ally to Alix Vance, who was last seen … who am I kidding, played Half-Life 2: Episode 2 in 2007, when it first came out, I refused to ever see another game in the series years ago, and if I just watch the synopsis on Wikipedia, maybe I'll share it with you. I remember he was a huge, emotional cliffhanger.
Although some of the most influential and popular PC games ever made, Valve has in some ways never completed nor of its Half-Life ] games trilogy. After Half-Life and Half-Life 2 the company created Half-Life: Episode 1 and Half-Life: Episode 2, but there is no third game in the series. The closest we have come to any understanding of where Half-Life is headed was this thinly veiled fanfic by former Valve writer Mark Lydlav.
When she was pining for comment, Valve sent me a completely unrelated press release, possibly entirely coincidental: "CS: GO – FINISHED OPERATION NOW." Thanks, I suppose?