The jury is still out on whether Alyx can significantly move more VR headsets, but industry veteran Ben Hoyt does believe Valve's newest Half-Life will mark the beginning of new consumer interest in the tech.
Benjamin Hoyt is a veteran video game and interactive content producer with more than 15 years of experience designing and producing branded entertainment software. His work includes games and experiences based on global IPs such as The Terminator,Marvel,Star Trek,Def Jam,The Witcher,American Girl,Top Gun, and more. As both an internal and external producer, he has produced games for two different generations of consoles, PC, and mobile, as well as AR/VR and location-based experiences, such as theAbove and Beyondexhibition, sponsored by Boeing, at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum andThe Marvel Experiencehyper-reality theme park. In 2019, as VP of Production for Firefly Games, he oversaw development of theTerminator: Dark Fatefree-to-play mobile game, based on the 2019 film of the same name.