Half-Life:Alyx Page 3

  • Your-Mother 21 Nov 2019 18:11:01 4,293 posts
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    Is that Rhys Darby?
  • up_the_ante 21 Nov 2019 18:11:54 1,324 posts
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    Though the title will be compatible with all PC VR headsets, it will be free for owners of the Valve Index, Valve's $1000 high-end VR headset that launched earlier this year. Though Valve has not officially announced any specific special compatibility with the Valve Index, screenshots for the game show the player's hands wearing "Gravity Gloves," which may take advantage of the Index's finger tracking and grip sensing technology.
  • grey_matters 21 Nov 2019 18:12:50 5,265 posts
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    Your-Mother wrote:
    Is that Rhys Darby?
    Hah. I think you're right.
  • magicpanda 21 Nov 2019 18:13:02 15,031 posts
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    I like how the grav gun tech just fits in perfectly with VR hands and the room scale problem like picking up guns that are far away etc.
  • up_the_ante 21 Nov 2019 18:13:30 1,324 posts
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    MINIMUM:
    OS: Windows 10
    Processor: Core i5-7500 / Ryzen 5 1600
    Memory: 12 GB RAM
    Graphics: GTX 1060 / RX 580 - 6GB VRAM

    Fairly high specs required
  • grey_matters 21 Nov 2019 18:13:41 5,265 posts
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    $60. Hopefully there's a bit of time to spent in there.
  • up_the_ante 21 Nov 2019 18:16:09 1,324 posts
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    This is Half Life 3 in all but name
  • d_h1234 21 Nov 2019 18:17:01 277 posts
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    I'm relieved this wasn't just for Index.
  • uiruki 21 Nov 2019 18:19:25 5,199 posts
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    I think theyíve done too much with SteamVR interoperability to leave that behind.

    That said, this might well be a £920 purchase for me.
  • Bichii 21 Nov 2019 18:20:46 3,091 posts
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    Wow looks amazing. Can I start a EG crowdfunding thread for me?
  • up_the_ante 21 Nov 2019 18:24:54 1,324 posts
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    I'm actually looking at £920 and thinking, yeah but I get the game included, so it's not actually £920 :eek:
  • arty 21 Nov 2019 18:32:40 716 posts
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    Gosh!
  • uiruki 21 Nov 2019 18:35:57 5,199 posts
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    I mean I already bought the RTX 2080 so basically Iím wasting it if I donít get the Index. Oculus Link wonít cut it.

    Edit for clarity: Iím not that bad, it was mostly paid for by a bonus from work.

    Edited by uiruki at 18:36:25 21-11-2019
  • grey_matters 21 Nov 2019 18:40:47 5,265 posts
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    up_the_ante wrote:
    I'm actually looking at £920 and thinking, yeah but I get the game included, so it's not actually £920 :eek:
    I read somewhere that that the controllers are enough to get the game free. Bargain!
  • KD 21 Nov 2019 18:45:15 2,723 posts
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    @Bichii Ha
  • CrispyXUKTurbo 21 Nov 2019 18:46:55 2,896 posts
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    Can you use index controller with vive?
  • uiruki 21 Nov 2019 18:49:12 5,199 posts
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    I think it might need the newer lighthouses? Either that or the Index headset need them.
  • Ror 21 Nov 2019 18:54:03 20,093 posts
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    Headcrabs in VR? Fucking NOPE.
  • Cadence 21 Nov 2019 18:54:53 2,477 posts
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    Fuck that looks incredible.
  • grey_matters 21 Nov 2019 18:54:56 5,265 posts
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    uiruki wrote:
    I think it might need the newer lighthouses? Either that or the Index headset need them.
    Just the headset. Controllers can be added to Vive (I think).
  • Fake_Blood 21 Nov 2019 18:55:21 10,376 posts
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    Both headset and controllers work with the 1.0 base stations.
    What's also exciting is they are releasing the SDK with this, including assets, so people will be able to make all kinds of crazy stuff.
  • grey_matters 21 Nov 2019 19:03:06 5,265 posts
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    Fake_Blood wrote:
    Both headset and controllers work with the 1.0 base stations.
    What's also exciting is they are releasing the SDK with this, including assets, so people will be able to make all kinds of crazy stuff.
    Yeah, that looks really nice. This is all a nice big kick in the hole to VR to the next level. And a different approach to Oculus so there's plenty of bases being covered. Portal game in the late summer?

    Edited by grey_matters at 19:03:38 21-11-2019
  • Deleted user 21 November 2019 19:09:54
    uiruki wrote:
    I think theyíve done too much with SteamVR interoperability to leave that behind.

    That said, this might well be a £920 purchase for me.
    Or you can pick up an Oculus headset for much less, the rift is meant to be on sale for Black Friday.
  • monkehhh 21 Nov 2019 19:11:41 5,229 posts
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    Annual bonus in February for me..
  • uiruki 21 Nov 2019 19:16:16 5,199 posts
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    @AaronTurner I already have the quest. With the movement options and confirmation that itíll even work sitting, Iím covered - itís just what things like finger tracking will bring.

    I think Oculus are about to sell a lot of headsets.

    Edited by uiruki at 19:16:42 21-11-2019
  • Fake_Blood 21 Nov 2019 19:18:33 10,376 posts
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    grey_matters wrote:
    Fake_Blood wrote:
    Both headset and controllers work with the 1.0 base stations.
    What's also exciting is they are releasing the SDK with this, including assets, so people will be able to make all kinds of crazy stuff.
    Yeah, that looks really nice. This is all a nice big kick in the hole to VR to the next level. And a different approach to Oculus so there's plenty of bases being covered. Portal game in the late summer?
    They briefly talk about portal in Geoff Keighley's video.

    https://youtu.be/-9K0eJEmMEw?t=270
  • Ror 21 Nov 2019 19:24:14 20,093 posts
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    @AaronTurner Ooh, is it? I was hoping it'd go on sale for BF, but haven't been able to find out whether it would.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2019 19:34:39
    Just watched the trailer, looks amazing!
  • Deleted user 21 November 2019 19:35:14
    Although the CPU spec is quite high...
  • atothewest 21 Nov 2019 20:01:39 1,094 posts
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    Looks unreal, as you'd expect. Likely gonna blow an unseemly amount of money on this...
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