It's 2019. Valve has just announced a new game Half-Life . , All bets are closed now. Cancel your job. Buy a lottery ticket. Do not win the lottery. Buy several more lottery tickets. Again failed. Give up. Sell your car so you can rent. Go online. Find out that the new Half-Life is a VR game. Write an angry tweet about how you can not afford it. Live your dreams.
Half-Life: Alyx announced yesterday by Valve in a still-impossible fever dream, which was actually just a post on Twitter, is said to be the company's "flagship VR game." This left the fans in a strange place. On the one hand, it is more Half-Life . At last! After more than a decade of waiting. On the other hand, it is not Half-Life 3 but a VR game that requires an expensive headset and a powerful PC. While it makes sense for Valve to create a killer app for its Valve Index VR platform it was still a bitter pill for some of the Half-Life series to swallow them fans. Here's what they say: