About the game
Half-Life: Alyx is the first VR title from the iconic series and despite being limited by the expensive hardware, it still drove enough sales for both itself and VR sets and induced a worldwide shortage in the latter.
Half-Life: Alyx Articles
Half-Life: Alyx gets more than three hours of developer commentary
If you've been wondering about the development of Half-Life: Alyx and how Valve managed to bring their classic to the land of VR, then look no further than the developer commentary.
Most Half-Life: Alyx bottles are now filled with booze
Valve folks decided to use the lockdown period to further improve the already impressive physics and environment interaction in Half-Life: Alyx by adding liquid shaders to bottles.
Half-Life: Alyx hitting new milestones as SteamVR drops Mac support
Valve's launch of Half-Life: Alyx is already proving itself as a genius move for wider VR adoption, but GabeN and Co had to make a few sacrifices along the way.
Half-Life: Alyx players are teaching maths and drawing penises
Valve pushed the boundaries of practical physics usage in games once again with the release of Half-Life: Alyx. Some used the system productively, others to draw the literal first thing that came to their mind. Some also used boxes to foil headcrabs' attempts.
Half-Life: Alyx set to be Steam's biggest launch of 2020 yet
It now looks like Half-Life: Alyx could be doing for VR adoption what it did for the FPS genre with the first instalment in the franchise. At the time of writing, there's said to be more than 300,000 preorders, almost half of which are Valve Index owners.
Here is when you can start Half-Life: Alyx preload
Valve have officially confirmed the pre-load date for their highly anticipated VR title Half-Life: Alyx. Steam users will be able to start downloading the game on Friday, 20 March 2020.
Half-Life: Alyx gameplay shows teleport and smooth locomotion movement
Valve initially had the fans worried with the new gameplay footage from Half-Life: Alyx since the first of the three new gameplay videos featured teleportation locomotion movement. However, these were designed to showcase three different motion modes.
Valve confirm Half-Life: Alyx release date, no delays as promised
Just as we started seeing complaints popping up over Valve's vague 'March release' promise for Half-Life: Alyx, GabeN and Co came through and set the date for 23 March 2020. So, you still have time to get that VR headset.
Half-Life: Alyx dev team is the biggest one for Valve so far
Valve's development of their upcoming and highly anticipated VR title Half-Life: Alyx most definitely didn't lack in the manpower department, as the dev revealed that it's actually the single biggest development team they've had.
Half-Life: Alyx Barnacles will work differently, might not have jumps
Valve already showcased the potential of VR with Half-Life: Alyx gameplay reveal but we didn't have much idea about the system's restriction until the developers held an AMA on Reddit. As a consequence, the iconic Barnacles will be altered along with jumping.