Obtained excessive hopes for a brand new Half-Life sport following the discharge of Half-Life: Alyx? So does one of many sport’s co-writers.
Talking in an interview with Fandom, Erik Wolpaw, who additionally co-wrote Half-Life 2’s two episodic sequels alongside Chet Faliszek, mentioned he wished to do extra. His fellow co-writers appear to agree.
Word: Spoilers for Half-Life: Alyx are included on this put up.
“It’s fairly clearly a promise of extra to come back,” Wolpaw mentioned of Alyx’s insane ending. “I’m solely a contractor, I’m not within the decision-making course of — however I need to do extra. I’m gonna do my darnedest to try to foyer folks.”
Co-writer Jay Pinkerton added that the idea of extra Half-Life was now “thrilling to us, in a method that it wasn’t after we first got here on.
“The truth that now we have a brand new story to inform, all these new potential storylines, that’s what makes it so thrilling now.”
Alyx’s ending does certainly give the franchise a fairly clear path to go transferring ahead however, given the sequence’ historical past, it’s in all probability greatest to not assume any form of sequel has been confirmed simply but. We’re seemingly and good distance away from having the ability to verify that. Plus, there are many different Valve sequence we’d prefer to see revived in VR.
Chatting with UploadVR in our personal interview, Valve’s Greg Coomer famous that nature of Alyx’s ending might be seen because the developer “issuing a problem” to different areas of Valve.
And that’s not even contemplating if any new Half-Life sport could be in VR; it’s completely potential Valve returns to its roots for the subsequent sport. We’ve acquired our fingers crossed that that gained’t be the case, although.