A new Half-Life VR game, based on Half-Life: Alyx, launches today on Steam and features full voice acting, a four-hour campaign, and central characters from Valve’s FPS series like Alyx Vance and G-Man, as the Portal and Dota developer gives the thumbs up to the fan project Half-Life: Levitation.

Developed by an independent team, including level designer Shawn Snelling (who previously created maps for Counter-Strike) and Half-Life animator and YouTuber CoreyLaddo, Levitation is a free and unofficial add-on for Half-Life: Alyx that brings an all-new campaign to Valve’s VR hit, and focuses on Alyx as she attempts to rescue members of Earth’s Resistance from a mysterious floating building that has appeared in the center of City 17.

Fully voiced and featuring the return of Alyx, G-Man, and Russ (there are also a few nods to Gordon Freeman), Levitation launches on the Steam Workshop today, November 25.

As Half-Life fan games go, Levitation ranks right up there with Entropy: Zero, a sequel to Half-Life 2 that looks and plays like it was made by Valve. Levitation’s environments are rich and detailed, enemy encounters are well-paced, and even the script has the same mix of clarity, drama, and fast-paced humor that you’d recognize in a Half-Life game.

If you loved Half-Life: Alyx and want to re-adventure the Combine’s nightmare through virtual reality once again, Levitation is a must. The Steam Workshop page isn’t live yet, but keep an eye on Snelling’s. Twitter by the time the game hits release time.

With all these great Half-Life fan projects coming out, we’re once again left wondering what happened to Half-Life 3. They also inspire a touch of nostalgia, as the original Half-Life is one of the best old games to play. pc. And naturally, if you’re thinking about trying out Half-Life: Levitation, you’ll want the best VR headset available in 2022.


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