Orange Box

Steam weekly top sellers, May 31 – TF2 tops with Orange Box still going

Valve has announced that it will start publishing a weekly list of the best-selling titles on Steam. Bout time. Updates will arrive every Sunday, and you can see the very first one below. Steam Weekly Top Sellers – WE May 31 Team Fortress 2 Killing Floor Left 4 Dead Counter Strike: Source Plants vs Zombies […]

Orange Box headlines

  • Rumour: Kojima's "orange box" revealed in new Famitsu [Update]

    Update: There another video after the break showing a virtual can of soda with Ocelot’s face stamped on it. Thanks, mart. The back of the latest Famitsu appears to have thrown up a serious hint that the new Kojima project is a Metal Gear title. Watch the video after the break. It shows a webcam […]

  • Valve shoes retail sales figures for past 10 years

    Valve’s put out life-time retail sales figures for the past decade, as reported by Gamasutra. The numbers were published in the latest issue of Game Informer in the US, and only include retail sales – there are no Steam stats in here. All the info below. This should give a clear indication of why Valve […]

  • No Team Fortress 2 updates for PS3 version

    According to this 1UP piece, Valve’s confirmed that free content already added to the PC version of Team Fortress 2 – and confirmed for release for the 360 SKU – won’t make it to the PS3 game. Snip: “We don’t have PlayStation developers,” Lombardi told us. Earlier in the interview, Newell discussed how Electronic Arts […]

  • No Counter-Strike 2 in second Orange Box, Ep 3 'as new as Portal' says Newell

    Valve boss Gabe Newell can say what he likes. So when he says there’s an “oranger box” in the works, that is definitely won’t include Counter-Strike 2 and that Episode 3 will include plenty of stuff that’s never been done before, you can kind of assume it’s true. On the subject of Episode 3, Newell […]

  • Orange Box split up from April 9 in the US

    According to this, the Orange Box is to be split up and sold as separate bits in the US from April 9. We knew this was going to happen. We have no idea when – of if – it’s going to happen in Europe because it’s 6.30am and EA is in bed. We’ll drop them […]

  • GDC: Orange Box sells well in excess of 3 million

    According to this, Valve’s Doug Lombardi has confirmed that console versions of the Orange Box have sold over 1.5 million copies to date, with PC sales of the multi-game title coming in as “significantly stronger”. “I think the Xbox 360 version did just over a million, while the PS3 [released later in December] version did […]

  • EA financials: Orange Box titles to be split out

    According to this, EA is planning to split out the Orange Box’s games for separate PC release. The company revealed the plans in an investor call following the release of third quarter financials. Valve’s shooter collection – which contains all Half-Life 2 related episodes, Portal and TF2 – will apparently be split up in this […]

  • TF2 maps free for console additions

    Missed this the first time round. That Eurogamer chat with Valve shows that the recently released maps for the PC version of Team Fortress 2 will also be made available for the console versions, as well as confirming there’s more Portal on the way.