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Half-Life: Alyx

Valve
Mar 23, 2020 - HTC Vive, Oculus Rift
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

93

Top Critic Average

97%

Critics Recommend

IGN
10 / 10
Eurogamer
Recommended
PC Gamer
92 / 100
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Easy Allies
10 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
9 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10

Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

Half-Life fans will find plenty to love in this groundbreaking VR title.

Great VR Action

Gameplay is fun, satisfying, and varied.

Strong Storytelling

Alyx is a compelling protagonist to follow as the Half-Life story continues.

Immersive World

City 17 is a world worth visiting.


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Critic Reviews for Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx has set a new bar for VR in interactivity, detail, and level design, showing what can happen when a world-class developer goes all-in on the new frontier of technology.

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City 17 provides the setting for a VR adventure filled with brilliant detailing.

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With old friends, new enemies, and an exciting story, revisiting City 17 in VR is a thrill in Half-Life: Alyx.

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Metro GameCentral

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An incredible technical achievement but one that is surprisingly short of genuinely new ideas, and often struggles to get the balance right between VR showpiece and satisfying gameplay experience.

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Not just a Half-Life game, but an invitation to live in its world.

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The dense campaign never lets up with surprising reveals, new enemies, and witty dialogue to carry you through the exciting journey

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Half-Life: Alyx is a tremendous VR experience that captures and elevates what makes the series special.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Valve Index VR Headsets Will Be In Stock Ahead of Half-Life: Alyx Launch

Valve Index VR Headsets Will Be In Stock Ahead of Half-Life: Alyx Launch

Valve promises more of its proprietary Index VR headsets will be in stock this Monday, which is great timing with Half-Life: Alyx just around the corner.

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Half-Life: Alyx Now Has An Official Release Date

Half-Life: Alyx Now Has An Official Release Date

An official March release date has been confirmed for Half-Life: Alyx

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