More games seem to be coming from Valve, after Valve boss Gabe Newell has confirmed that the company is working on a number of new titles – apparently driven with success Half Life: Alex.
“We definitely have games in development that we’ll announce,” Newell said in an interview. 1 news“It’s fun to ship games,” he said.
As always, Newell would not be drawn to details, ruling out a rumored title with the codename “The Castle” which he claimed he had never heard of: “We have a bunch of symbolic names – do you refer to a symbolic name? I don’t know what a“ castle ”is.
But it appears that the launch of Half-Life: Alyx, which is a widely acclaimed VR game available to play on LED indicator, Along with Oculus and HTC headphones, have inspired developers in new ways – and more single player titles appear to be confirmed.
Newell said, “Alex was great – to be back in single player games, which created a lot of momentum within the company to do more of that.”
Half-Life: Alyx was a surprise to fans of the Half-Life series, as it was part of our beloved science-fiction shooters, who frustrated and mesmerized so many in not having Half life 3 To tie the strings of her story together.
Valve hasn’t appeared to pay much attention to single-player games in its recent history, preferring to focus on multiplayer Dota 2, or even the competitive arcade game the tool. After the acquisition of Campo Santo the developer behind Fire controlValve, though, appears to have been a renewed interest in the high-quality single storytelling she made her name on.
Supply and demand
LED indicator VR headset It has been in the market since 2019, despite its high price compared to the likes Oculus Quest 2, It got great reviews for its high-spec hardware, intuitive Knuckle controllers, and a wide field of view – even if the SteamVR interface you’re working on might be using some work.
Even for those keen to try the headset, finding a stock was tough. Newell delves into this in the aforementioned interview, claiming that the necessary components for the headphone were in great demand at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, making further production impossible.
“We already have components that are manufactured in Wuhan and when you set up your manufacturing lines, it doesn’t occur to you that you will suddenly rely on this strange transistor on one board and you can’t,” Newell said.
“Everyone ended up having the same problem all at once – they went from,“ Oh, we’re fine, ”to,“ what do you mean Apple or Microsoft just bought the next two years supplies from this just so they can make sure they never run out?
“I went from a situation where everything was done just in time to people buying all available supplies.”
It might take a while for more people to experience the fun of the index, although we’re sure Facebook Oculus Quest 2 You will be able to close the gaps until then.