Half-Life 3 still isn’t happening. It probably never will. But apparently, there are rumors that Valve will be announcing a follow-up to Half-Life 2, just not the true blue sequel that fans have been dreaming about. First caught by PC Gamer, a supposedly leaked transcript of an interview between the Game Awards’ Geoff Keighley and Valve’s Robin Walker mentions a game called Half-Life: Alyx. Geoff Keighley is also doing a documentary series called The Final Hours, in which he is looking into the development of Valve games like Half-Life, Half-Life 2, Portal, etc. This would be part of the reason for this interview. Take this with a grain of half-salt, because at this point it is only a half-rumor.
Two versions of this transcript were released; the second one saying that this game would be revealed at the Game Awards next month. Unfortunately, that second transcript has since been removed, but the original is still up on a site called PasteBin. According to this transcript, this new Half-Life game will be a VR game released in March 2020. Suggested by its name, the game will likely follow Alyx, one of the series central characters other than the silent protagonist Gordon Freeman.
If you’re asking how this came about, the supposed transcript says that this project initially started as an exploration into VR territory. The transcript also says that Robin Walker has seen playtests, so that would suggest that the game is pretty far along in development. Again, this is all just rumors right now. If this leak is to be believed, then we will likely see some evidence of the game soon, but until then, expect nothing.
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Source: PC Gamer