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Half-Life: Alyx

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Total Reviews: 60
VSG Recommendation: Play It
Critics Consensus: Half-Life: Alyx combines old friends, new enemies, and an exciting story to set the gold standard for all future VR titles. A tremendous experience and an incredible technical achievement.
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Critic Reviews: 60
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Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 60

Half-Life: Alyx combines old friends, new enemies, and an exciting story to set the gold standard for all future VR titles. A tremendous experience and an incredible technical achievement.

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Critic Reviews for Half-Life: Alyx

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High Score - 100/100
100%
Average Score - 93/100
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Low Score - 60/100
60%

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32% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

10/10
Dan Stapleton (IGN)

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.

March 23, 2020 |

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

March 23, 2020 |
92/100
Christopher Livingston (PC Gamer)
Recommended
Nathan Grayson (Kotaku)

Half-Life: Alyx reaches some astoundingly high heights while also managing to be both too ambitious and too conservative for its own good.

March 23, 2020 |

Dan Stapleton (IGN)

10/10 - (Read Review)

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.

Christopher Livingston (PC Gamer)

92/100 - (Read Review)

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

Nathan Grayson (Kotaku)

Recommended - (Read Review)

Half-Life: Alyx reaches some astoundingly high heights while also managing to be both too ambitious and too conservative for its own good.

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Awards & Recognition

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GOTY, Best Adventure Game

Game Info

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Game Description / Storyline:

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, Alyx Vance and her father Eli mount an early resistance to the Combine’s brutal occupation of Earth.

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