If you haven’t performed Half-Life: Alyx (2020), Valve’s first Half-Life recreation in a decade which is completely out there on SteamVR headsets, then you possibly can stay up for not solely the most effective VR horror shooters in existence, however quickly heaps extra motion after the credit roll. The creators of the long-awaited Levitation mod say it’s slated to launch free of charge beginning as we speak.
Update (November twenty fifth, 2022): Levitation is now available on Steam, downloadable in 5 separate elements. Here’s an outline of the mod, which its creators say takes round three to 4 hours to finish.
Half-Life: Alyx Spoiler Ahead: LEVITATION is about proper after the occasions of Half-Life: Alyx whereby Alyx returns to City-17 after assembly the G-MAN, and groups up with Russell as soon as once more. During her absence, a mysterious levitating constructing appeared within the Sector X area of City-17. Two key members of the resistance named Barry and Maya determined to infiltrate and examine Sector X — till their sign went quiet… Now, Alyx should save her associates, and presumably the entire resistance.
Check out the Levitation launch trailer beneath:
Original Article (June 14th, 2022): Now a pair of veteran modders are set to launch an unofficial chapter of the sport quickly, known as ‘Levitation’, which guarantees
4 to 5 three to 4 hours of expertly realized Combine-killing gameplay.
As seen throughout the PC Gaming Show, Half-Life: Alyx LEVITATION follows the occasions of the primary recreation, introducing a floating condo constructing in ‘Sector X’ of City 17 which is little question a Combine plot to do one thing extremely nefarious, G-Man sightings included.
From what we’ve seen, it appears to be like tantalizingly near being a Valve-produced DLC, replete with customized voice appearing and well-planned enemy encounters. Check out the seven-minute gameplay video beneath to see simply how slick Levitation is:
But it’s not a Valve creation, at the very least circuitously. Levitation was created by CS:GO map designer and artist Shawn ‘FMPONE’ Snelling and animator Corey Laddo, who is thought for memes created in Valve’s Source 2 Filmmaker. Thanks to Half-Life: Alyx’s Workshop Tools, anybody can go in and make something from VR Mini-Golf or bowling, to full-blown chapters like Snelling and Laddo have carried out.
Anyway, right here’s how the modders describe Levitation:
“The basic premise involves Alyx receiving a distress signal from two resistance members Maya and Barry about secret Combine technology buried within a section of the Quarantine Zone known as Sector X,” Corey Laddo tells PC Gamer. “With the help of Russell, Alyx dives deep into Combine territory to investigate this threat and search for Maya and Barry. It’s a completely separate Half-Life adventure that uses Alyx’s ending as a springboard for the narrative.”
Half-Life: Alyx LEVITATION is predicted to launch free of charge on the Steam Workshop someday in early Q3 of 2022. As with all mods, you’ll must personal the bottom recreation first. If you’re having bother deciding, take a look at why we recreation Half-Life: Alyx a perfect [10/10] in our full review.