Gabe Newell on Half-Life Alyx: 'Valve excited to return Half-Life, VR has energized the studio'

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    Half-Life: Alyx has finally been revealed with Valve promising a “full-length” Half-Life game “designed from the ground up for virtual reality.” On the reveal, Valve founder Gabe Newell says that VR has energized the studio.

    In an announcement from Valve today, the company’s prominent but often spotlight-shy founder, Gabe Newell, painted Half-Life: Alyx as an important moment for the company.

    “Everyone at Valve is excited to be returning to the world of Half-Life. VR has energized us. We’ve invested a lot of ourselves in the technology. But we’re also game developers at heart, and to be devoting ourselves to a VR game this ambitious is just as exciting. For that to come in the form of Half-Life feels like the culmination of a lot things we care a lot about: truly great games, cutting edge technology, and open platforms. We can’t wait for people to experience this.”

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