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Half-Life: Alyx

Critics Consensus (Play It)

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.

Game Info

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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Total Reviews: 60

Editors' Choice, Nom: Game of the Year + Best Adventure Game (2020)

Platinum TIER

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

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

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Median Score

94%

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60%
What did you think of Half-Life: Alyx?
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Dan Stapleton (IGN)
March 23, 2020
10/10

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)
March 23, 2020
92/100

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

Nathan Grayson (Kotaku)
March 23, 2020
Recommended

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

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