Half-Life: Alyx Leviathan, an upcoming Fan-made mod for Valve’s acclaimed VR FPS has gotten it’s very first full gameplay revealed – offering users a glimpse at its ambitious scope and gunplay.
Revealed as a part of the gaming PC show after the Xbox and Bethesda showcase, and 7-minute gameplay clip follows Alyx as she explores what looks to be an abandoned skyscraper and mining facility. Of course, she is not alone, with tons of combined soldiers and headcrab zombies lunging at her.
Half-Life: Alyx Levitation
Pitched as an expansion to Half-Life: Alyx rather than a total overhaul, Levitation will include all the staples of the original game – which we reckon is one of the best VR games around. You would be unloading magazines against combine in cover-based shootouts, and playing around with the physics of your environment in other to get an edge in firefights.
It looks as if it was a rather slick, mixing intricately planned open combat areas with moments of suspenseful downtime. The production value alone sets levitation apart from other mods, with its verticality and scope looking right at home alongside Valve’s original see for yourself in the gameplay trailer.
Half-Life: Alyx Levitation Trailer
Levitation’s announcement trailer suggested Russell would be returning, and G-Man can be spotted in this latest gameplay reveal silently surveilling your actions. As stated by the first trailer, Levitation would send you on a hunt for about two resistance fighters who went missing right after investigating a mysterious floating building in Sector-X of city 17.
Half-Life: Alyx Levitation is now being developed by animator Corey Laddo and level designer Shawn snelling, who is previously contributed to several counter-strike: Global Offensive maps. The game would be offering four to five hours long and is expected to release in the third quarter of 2023 – July, August, and September – for free on steam workshop.
Half-Life: Alyx Levitation Rivals Black Mesa
Already, levitation has already caused a stir that is within the Half-life community, with many hoping it will be as impressive as Black Mesa – a third-party remake of the original Half-life. That game would eventually receive Valve’s blessing and was released commercially to much fanfare in 2020. Levitation’s creators would be hoping to achieve similar success.