A brand new Half-Life mod invitations you to strive taking part in Half-Life 2 with all ranges, property and characters turned backwards as Valve’s iconic Steam FPS will get a bizarre new rework that makes it really feel virtually like a totally totally different recreation – a twisted variant of Half -Life 3, arrived from a parallel dimension.
Half-Life 2: Mirrored sounds comparatively skinny. It does not rework any property, does not add new content material, and does not intrude with Half-Life 2’s story in any means. All it does is flip the degrees horizontally, as if there is a mirror of the identical identify proper of their middle. For instance, as an alternative of leaving the prepare at the beginning of the sport on the left facet of the platform, you exit on the fitting. Once you first exit Metropolis 17, as an alternative of turning proper, you go left. Sounds easy, however after 18 years of taking part in and replaying Half-Life 2, the impact is, frankly, nauseating.
Particularly the scene the place you enter Kleiner’s laboratory for the primary time is seething in your abdomen. Image it in your creativeness. You enter. On the fitting, Kleiner is making an attempt to steer Hedy to return down from the air flow shaft – straight reverse you is a locker with a HEV swimsuit. You have been right here 100 occasions. Solely now Kleiner is on the left, and also you enter from the opposite facet of the room, which implies that all of the TV screens and pc banks are in your proper. Radiation Hazard, famend Half-Life YouTuber and content material creator, shares some footage of the supernatural mod beneath:
Half-Life 2: Mirrored, developed by modder NvC_DmN_CH, is now accessible for obtain from the Mod DB. It comes as we be taught a bit extra about Half-Life 3 due to some leaked outdated art work, in addition to recent particulars on a potential Half-Life RTS which have come from a Dota 2 datamining.
If you wish to know extra in regards to the mysterious way forward for Gordon Freeman and Valve’s FPS collection, take a look at our information to what occurred to Half-Life 3. You may additionally wish to strive a few of the different greatest FPS video games, or possibly a few of the greatest action-adventure video games whereas we wait—and wait—for extra Half-Life information.