Here’s how to dodge Headcrabs, kill Combine with Gravity Gloves, solve puzzles, and survive in Half-Life: Alyx.
Half-Life: Alyx is a tremendous experience that amplifies the best qualities of the series by leveraging the potential of VR in many ways. The game nails so much of what makes the series special, too. But if you’re not familiar with the ins-and-outs of VR or the way Half-Life typically does things, we have you covered with our essential tips to guide you on the right path before playing Half-Life: Alyx.
In the video above, we point out the best route to spend your important resource called Resin, which is used to upgrade your weapons. We also give some pointers on how to deal with headcrab zombies and barnacles, and how to generally find solutions to puzzles if you find yourself lost. While you’ll have plenty of movement options for VR, we have a suggestion that could make combat more manageable if you’re able to do so.
We have this game covered from all angles, so be sure to read up on all our stories like how Half-Life: Alyx could’ve been more of a horror game, the ideas behind the accessibility options, or all the Half-Life Easter eggs we’ve found so far. And for our final word on the game, check out our Half-Life: Alyx review.