Game news Steam Deck: Valve announces, by surprise, a new game in the universe of Half-Life and Portal!
There were probably two events today: on the one hand, the release of the highly anticipated Elden Ring and, on the other, the official launch of Valve’s Steam Deck. To get out of the game in the news, the facetious Gabe Newell had planned everything: accompany the release of his portable console with the announcement of a free game in the universe of Half-Life and Portal!
The Steam Deck comes with a gift
After several months of waiting for it too, the Steam Deck is finally venturing onto the video game market to land in the hands of those who have pre-ordered it. If the latest portable console is certainly not the smallest of hybrid consoles, it does offer a very rich catalog of games that you can now take wherever you want!
Besides, the Steam Deck will soon have a new game because, as Valve revealed during the evening, the company will offer a whole new experience that is anchored in the universe of its two flagship franchises, Half Life and Portal. The lucky owners of the Steam Deck will therefore be able to benefit from a small gift – as a token of thanks for their purchase – which is none other than ” Aperture Desk Job » .
Specially designed to promote the portable console, the title will still be available on PC via Steam. However, we will have to wait a few more days: the title will only be available for free from March 1st.
It’s not Half-Life 3, but still!
Valve’s surprising announcement is accompanied by a very short trailer, to be found at the top of the article, which will give you a first idea of the adventure that Valve has specially concocted to accompany the release of its Steam Deck. . Certainly, Aperture Desk Jobdue to its format, does not intend to offer an extraordinary experience or reinvent the wheel, but it nevertheless aims to bring the genre of ” walking simulator in a completely different sphere.
It is with the humor that we know him well that the company has revealed some information on this game expected for next Tuesday. It proposes, among other things, to plunge us into the exhilarating world of bureaucracy where we remain seated on a chair in front of the same station, again and again. ! If you think you are an exemplary employee and well established in the company, think again: you start your first day at a time when your mind and your heart are still full of many hopes that risk being shattered by the harsh reality of your situation.
While the character you play is lost in his wildest professional thoughts and dreams, Aperture Science puts you back on the ground with a short adventure that will serve, above all, to familiarize you with the latest machine from Valve, in particular by making you discover the commands and functionalities of the console. While waiting to discover all this on Tuesday, in the flesh, we invite you to take a look at our test.