Category Archives: Valve
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 12:07 BST
Team Fortress 2 is getting some more Linux love from Valve this week, thanks to a new patch that addresses some client and physics issues. We’ve got the patch notes here.
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 | 02:07 BST
Renegade Kid’s Jools Whatsham has expressed his disappointment in both of Steam’s submission processes, which have so far failed to secure a release slot for the very well received Mutant Mudds.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 19:56 BST
Valve today announced the sixth set of games and software titles to advance through Steam Greenlight.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 11:26 BST
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been officially outed by Ubisoft after a slew of leaks. But fret not, it looks rather ace. The standalone game can now be pre-purchased on Steam.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 23:31 BST
Analysts suggest that Valve’s Dota 2 may have overtaken League of Legends to become the most-played PC game in the west.
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 | 15:05 BST
The Left 4 Dead 2 cast is now available for free to PC owners of Resident Evil 6. The characters are playable in the Mercenaries: No Mercy mode of the title, and it comes complete with the Midnight Riders tracks. Those who play L4D2 can now also shoot up the RE6 enemies Lepotitsa and Ogroman, which are new skins for existing enemies in the game. Hit up either game to get your mash-up.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Evil Dead remake director Fede Alvarez is keen to tckle the adventures of Gordon Freeman, according to a Yahoo Movies report. “I really want to make a Half-Life movie at some point – but I’d heard it was impossible because Spielberg wanted to make it. That’s definitely one that I’ve always dreamed of making into a movie though,” the Panic Attack creator said. It looks like JJ Abrams has pipped him at the post, though.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 | 06:08 GMT
DOTA 2 is receiving its first new hero in six weeks. This guy is Rigwarl the Bristleback, who is part man, part pig and part hedgehog. He can spew snot to slow his opponents down, and he can throw quills from his back. And every time he takes 250 damage on his backside, that also triggers his quill firing.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 11:09 GMT
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 22:12 GMT
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was reportedly accidentally updated today, and before Valve could yank the patch, users have uncovered an interesting couple of references to some sort of premium server pass.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 00:51 GMT
Team Fortress 2 will add a “VR mode” this week, compatible with the Oculus Rift headset.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 20:00 GMT
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 | 21:37 GMT
Valve’s dominance of the PC scene shows no signs of slowing down, with founder Gabe Newell revealing tremendous growth in the last year.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 02:05 GMT
Xi3, the company behind the $1,000 Piston Steam box, has shed some light on its relationship with Valve after the latter apparently attempted to distance itself from the product today.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 12:07 GMT
F1 Race Stars, the Formula One karting game from Codemasters has been heavily discounted this week on Steam.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 09:01 GMT
Valve was widely thought to have backed the Xi3 Piston micro PC – often dubbed “Steam Box”. However, Valve’s Doug Lombardi has made clear that the Seattle studio no longer has any involvement in Xi3′s dealings.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 01:51 GMT
Xi3′s Piston “Steam Box” micro PC has received a trailer, asking you how you’re going to keep up with advancements in gaming tech. By buying one, obviously.
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 20:04 GMT
Thanks to a lovely teaser image linking to a Steam page by Capcom Unity this morning, I am now aware of two things: Valve is working on tutorials and examples of how to create content for the Left for Dead 2 Workshop using Bloodshots from Resident Evil 6; and The Brütal Legends Collection for Left for Dead 2 is available in the Workshop. So, instead of dispatching zombies with a projectile weapon, you can now use Eddie’s axe instead. Rock on. Hit up the links for more.
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 14:46 GMT
Piston, Xi3′s Valve-backed micro PC expected to be the first of a number of Steam boxes, will be available for pre-order at SXSW.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 12:25 GMT
Natural Selection 2 was at the heart of a $30,000 credit card scam that saw over a thousand bogus keys sold via third-party distributors. Valve has now blocked all of the keys in question, locking out anyone who bought them.