Posts Tagged ‘Valve’
Valve announced that Steam is getting its own operating system called SteamOS. It combines the gaming experience of Steam with Linux to bring PC gaming to the living room. Gabe Newell, a huge proponent of Linux and PC openess, and Valve are making the first free operating system designed for video games around the “rock-solid […]
The dawn is coming. Whether the heavily speculated Steam Box is set to launch this holiday season or something else all together, Valve is teasing the PC community with their recently added web page. As our own universe expands outward infinitesimally, Valve and its Big Picture software is pushing the PC gaming experience not only to your […]
Capcom and Valve are pleased to announce the Resident Evil 6 x Left 4 Dead 2 project. This crossover project between two of the interactive entertainment industry’s most respected publishers will see characters from Left 4 Dead 2 featured exclusively in the forthcoming PC version of Resident Evil 6, while enemies from Resident Evil 6 […]
The most exciting announcement coming out of CES this year was by far the partnership between Valve and computer manufacturer Xi3. While some gamers are understandably excited for what has been dubbed the "Steam Box," I am not so enthused. Despite Valve's track record, it's undeniable that the Steam Box has some factors working against it. Below are 5 reasons why the Steam Box might fail.
Finally we get an inside look at the innermost machinations of Team Fortress’ enigmatic Pyro. All I can say is, it’s magical. This video release also kicks off the release of Valve’s release of the Source Filmmaker. The SFM is a storytelling tool Valve developed inside the Source Engine to create all its animated short films, […]
Released in 2007, Portal was a huge surprise to gamers everywhere and garnered massive acclaim for its combination of clever puzzles and wit. After the release of Portal, one of the lead designers, Kim Swift, struck out on her own to join Airtight Games and develop Quantum Conundrum, a brand-new IP that is a worthy […]
Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO) is targeted for release on August 21, 2012. To be available via the Playstation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and Steam (for PC and […]
Late last year it was revealed that Valve’s Steam systems had been hacked. At the time not much information was available. But after a lengthy and still on-going investigation Gabe Newell has updated users about the situation with the following message: Dear Steam Users and Steam Forum Users We continue our investigation of last year’s […]
Can’t get enough of Steam from Valve on your PC or Mac. Well now you can access your Steam account and friends while on the go with the Steam mobile app on iOS and Android. As of now the app is in “beta”, but you can download it for free and over the next few […]
Tis the season for great savings, and year after years gamers are always treated to some awesome digital download deals from the fine folks over at Steam. And beyond the great savings, Valve/Steam always has some sweet giveaways, so head over to http://store.steampowered.com/holidaysale/details of the daily sales and how you can score some free games from […]
Tis the Holiday season and Steam is giving away games from now thru the holiday season. Each day 10 people will win the top 10 games on their wishlist. The Giveaway begins December 1st and will continue into the holiday season. To enter, you must have a Steam account and a Wishlist with at least […]
At a recent Intel Sponsored gaming competition participants from America and Europe squared off on the next installment of Counter-Strike, Global Offensive from Valve. This hour long video from ESL TV shows off some of the action gamers should expect from CS: GO.
We heard about the free DLC coming to Portal 2 and yesterday Valve released “Portal 2: Peer Review”. The free DLC pack is available for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC/Mac Steam versions of the game. In “Peer Review”, you and a friend continue the story of loyal bots P-Body and Atlas as you puzzle your way […]
For a little while now some Steam gamers have been Beta testing in-game item and gift trading. Well today Valve removes the Beta title and has rolled the system out officially to all gamers. The Steam Trading beta began with Team Fortress 2 items and game gifts. Today Spiral Knights, the cooperative adventure from Three […]
The next installment of the Counterstrike franchise has been announced by Valve. Counterstrike: Global Offensive will launch early 2012 on Playstation Network, Xbox Live, and Steam (PC and MAC). CS: GO features new maps, characters, and weapons and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content (de_dust, etc.). In addition, CS: GO will introduce new […]