Half-Life: Alyx

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Release Date
March 31, 2020 (Calendar)
Action, Adventure
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Never thought we'd see the day... After thirteen years, a new Half-Life game is finally coming, and this time it features Alyx Vance as the main character! Half-Life: Alyx is a VR-exclusive title and chronologically takes place as a prologue to Half-Life 2. Take the fight to the Combine and fight for humanity's last chance for survival! Making full use of current VR technologies, you'll be immersed in an eerily familiar world rife with puzzles, world exploration and plenty of Combine to shoot.

Customers who already own or have purchased a Valve Index by the end of 2019 will receive unique bonuses and a free copy of the game, and tools to mod the Source 2 engine will also ship with the game, enabling players to build and contribute new environments for the community to enjoy.

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Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2.

Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival. The Combine’s control of the planet since the Black Mesa incident has only strengthened as they corral the remaining population in cities. Among them are some of Earth’s greatest scientists: you and your father, Dr. Eli Vance.

As founders of a fledgling resistance, you’ve continued your clandestine scientific activity—performing critical research, and building invaluable tools for the few humans brave enough to defy the Combine.

Every day, you learn more about your enemy, and every day you work toward finding a weakness.