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Valve on Monday announced that it will reveal its “flagship” VR game in the form of Half-Life: Alyx this Thursday.
We’re excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10am Pacific Time.
Can’t wait to share it with all of you! pic.twitter.com/BupFCxSrTw
— Valve (@valvesoftware) November 18, 2019
The news comes following Valve’s recent Half-Life 2 update, the game’s first update since 2014.
Though Half-Life: Alyx is not technically Half-Life 3, fans are still eager to learn more about the upcoming game.
— Darsirious (@adri12354) November 18, 2019
— Juked (@JukedGG) November 18, 2019
Is it happening?
— Daniel (@Patterrz) November 18, 2019
Other fans, however, are not thrilled at the thought of Half-Life in virtual reality.
Valve: We’re excited to announce Half-Life!
— (B.S.U) Buster Sword User (@BusterSwordUser) November 18, 2019
You’re fucking kidding me. You bring back the Half-Life IP after over 10 years, and IT’S VR?! Goddamnit Valve
— Asura (@CoachAsura) November 19, 2019
There’s a reason big companies have up on VR. People were calling it the “new frontier” nearly a decade ago, and it’s still performing poorly. It’s an experiment with the skin of a beloved franchise. Tell me now, does that sound like a good business decision? Not to me. Sorry.
— Draven VanHeel (@DravenMario_) November 19, 2019
Either way, we’re all going to have to wait until Thursday to find out more about Half-Life: Alyx.
Feature image: screenshot, @valvesoftware via Twitter