Valve Releases Details On Half-Life: Alyx

A few days ago, Valve announced that at long last, players would be returning to the Half-Life universe with Half-Life: Alyx. Today, more details on the VR project have emerged. Set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2, the game is scheduled to release in March 2020.

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The game charts the course of Alyx and her father Eli as they mount a resistance against the alien Combine. Half-Life: Alyx is a full-length entry to the franchise built for VR, and is compatible with a variety of VR devices including Rift and Vive. Those who own or purchase a Valve Index system will get the game for free when it launches.

Check out more details at https://www.half-life.com/en/alyx/

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Introducing Game Informer’s Newest Video Editor

Two and a half months ago, I was sitting in my office at an advertising agency contemplating what would be the biggest decision of my life. I had finally been accepted to Game Informer’s internship program; I stood on the precipice of realizing my dream of working at GI – one I’d had since cracking open the From Russia With Love cover and saw GI was based in my home state of Minnesota. I always knew I wanted to be part of the game industry, but being able to achieve that dream from the comfort of my own home was always something that lingered in my mind.

But with a plethora of bills gnawing at my wallet, the risk of taking an unpaid position with no guarantee of employment was daunting, to say the least. But with the support of my friends, girlfriend, and family, I took the greatest risk of my life, and I cannot believe that today I get my start as Game Informer's newest video editor.

Me at Classic Game Fest in Austin, TX, using the largest joystick I've ever seen.

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Gearbox Announces Borderlands 3 DLC, Moxxi’s Heist Of The Handsome Jackpot

Click here to watch embedded media Returning vault hunters will help Mad Moxxi break into Handsome Jacks Casino in the appropriately titled: Moxxi’s Heist of the Handsome Jackpot.

The trailer shows plenty of action including new enemies and hostile, sentient slot-machines. Borderlands 3’s first official DLC releases December 19. Read our review of the base game here.

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Valve To Unveil Half-Life: Alyx For VR On Thursday

Half-Life fans have long waited for a conclusion to Half-Life 2, and Valve may finally be coming around on the idea of returning to this beloved story. Valve announced on Twitter that it will unveil Half-Life: Alyx on Thursday at 10 a.m. PT, describing it as a flagship VR game.

Outside of knowing Alyx Vance is likely returning, we don't know anything else about this project. Is it the sequel fans have been waiting for? A prequel? Something different entirely? We'll have to until until Thursday to find out. Regardless of what it is, I think we can all agree it's great to see Valve making a new Half-Life game again. It's been too long!

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Path of Exile 2 Announced At Exilecon

Today at Exilecon, Grinding Gear Games announced Path of Exile 2. It will feature a new campaign alongside Path of Exile and will feature a conjoined endgame with Path of Exile players, and all of your previous purchases like stash tabs and cosmetics will carry over, along with many of the Path of Exile existing league mechanics that have made their way into the game over the years, like delve.

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This announcement comes with a deluge of huge changes to skills and more (essentially a complete overhaul of all existing systems) – you can watch Exilecon for full details as it continues at https://www.twitch.tv/pathofexile

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Halo Reach Set To Drop Into The Master Chief Collection In December

Click here to watch embedded media Halo fans got good news today as 343 Industries Community Director Brian Jarrard announced the long-awaited Halo Reach will launch on Xbox One and PC starting December 3.

Bungie's last foray into the Halo series takes place before the events of the first game and follows a group of Spartans attempting to stave off the Covenant's forces and, subsequently, the planet's ruin.

Upgraded with 4K visuals, Halo Reach's release marks the completion of the Master Chief Collection on Xbox One. Unfortunately though, PC fans will have to wait a bit longer to have every Halo game in their Steam libraries. Starting with Halo Reach, each game in the Master Chief Collection will eventually make its way to PC before the end of 2020.

Want more X019 news? Be sure to check out all the new games announced today including Grounded, Everwild, Tell Me Why and all the other games coming to Game Pass.

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