Half-Life: Alyx is taking the world by storm. Although it is not exactly what everyone is waiting from Valve for the Half-Life franchise, but it is something you can use to ease the pain of waiting for the elusive third installment in the franchise, if you have a virtual reality headset to enjoy it that is. Developer and publisher Motion Twin decided to jump on the hype train, and released a special Half-Life: Alyx-themed cosmetic update for Dead Cells.
The highlight of the studio's recent blog post was Dead Cells receiving its 18th Alpha update. It brings with it six new mobs for players to try out, and adjust based on the feedback throughout its Alpha phase before they are released to the public. Not only that, Dead Cells received a new Crowbar weapon, an HEV outfit, and a Half-Life diet items, inspired by the new release of Half-Life: Alyx. The crowbar will fit players with an aggressive playstyle, as it critically damages enemies when you hit them right after "breaking a door or a breakable prop."
Play the part of Gordon Freeman with the Crowbar, a fast brutality weapons that crits after breaking a door or a breakable prop, the HEV Outfit and the Half-Life Diet to get your share of medkits!
In the update patch notes, Motion Twin revealed eleven new affixes, which adds more to Dead Cells existing pool. These are split between eight normal and three-starred affixes, extending the duration of Wings of the Crow power and recovering all arrows you fired at your enemies when using a skill. There are also six new enemies in the game. The game's most recent expansion, Bad Seed, got its share of new lores for the Dilapidated Arboretum and the Morass biomes.
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