Half-Life 2’s gravity gun has been a problem for me. One of the strongest gimmicks in the Valve and Steam FPS game, it adds an imaginative twist to Gordon Freeman’s standard shooting and killing. It can feel a little cumbersome in the latter levels. Combat can become repetitive if you don’t have all your weapons. The Half-Life 2 Episode One VR port is now available. It looks great, judging from the new gameplay footage, and makes the zero-point energy field manipulator seem more enjoyable than ever.
Half-Life 2VR launched on Steam in September. This added Oculus Qest 2 support to the classic shooter. This gives us all something to keep our minds busy while we wonder what happened with Half-Life 3. Source Mod VR Team, the creators of Half-Life 2, promised that Episode One and Episode Two would be available. We can now see Half-Life 2 Episode One in VR, and it looks fantastic.
The joy of the gravity gun is having the sense that you’re really throwing the Combine soldiers around – lifting them up, and hoisting them into the distance like evil alien frisbees. While the controls are still functional, VR gives you more freedom to move your head and hands.
Watch how Gordon sticks the gravity gun round corners, pulls enemies towards him, then flicks the barrel to send them spiralling into the Citadel’s depths. This, combined (ha), with all the Half-Life 2 VR refinements like interactive reloads makes this a great addition to Half Life’s modding arsenal. There’s no firm release date yet, but Half-Life 2 Episode One VR is scheduled to launch sometime during Q1 2023.
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