Posts Tagged ‘Valve’

Valve’s First Reveal is a Fancy OS

by Jason Mon 09/23/2013
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 […]

Resident Evil 6 and Left 4 Dead 2 Crossover Announced

by Deeon 03/15/2013
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 […]


Meet the Pyro and Make Your Own Films with Source Filmmaker

by Deeon 06/28/2012
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, […]


E3 2012: CS GO Comes August 21st

by Deeon 06/04/2012
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 […]
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Steam Hacking Update

by John Lomagaon 02/11/2012
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 […]

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Steam Mobile App Announced

by John Lomagaon 01/27/2012
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 […]


Steam Holiday Sale Starts Today

by John Lomagaon 12/19/2011
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 of  the daily sales and how you can score some free games from […]

Win 10 Steam Games in The Daily Wishlist Giveaway

by John Lomagaon 12/02/2011
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 […]


1 Hour of Counter-Strike Global Offensive Goodness in Video

by John Lomagaon 10/20/2011
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.

Portal 2 DLC Out now on All Platforms

by John Lomagaon 10/05/2011
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 […]

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Valve Launches Steam Trading

by John Lomagaon 09/06/2011
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 […]

Valve Announces Counterstrike: Global Offensive For Consoles and PC

by John Lomagaon 08/13/2011
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 […]


Steam Summer Sale Has Begun

by John Lomagaon 06/30/2011
Pack your bags it’s time to hit summer camp with the Steam Summer Sale.  There are two times of the year that I enjoy, winter and summer, and not because of their awesome weather, but because Steam runs crazy sales. Today and going till July 10th there will be special deals and giveaways each and […]

Free to Play Games Coming to Steam

by John Lomagaon 06/14/2011
Starting tomorrow and going through the weekend, Valve plans on rolling out various Free to Play games via Steam.  Available immediately, the launch titles are Spiral Knights, Forsaken Worlds, Champions Online: Free for All, Global Agenda: Free Agent, and Alliance of Valliant Arms (AVA). Beginning tomorrow (Weds) with Spiral Knights and concluding Sunday with AVA, […]


Portal 2 Review

by John Lomagaon 04/19/2011
Picking up where Portal left off gamers find themselves back in the shoes of Aperture Science test subject Chell.  While things might appear to be the same at Aperture Science they quickly change as you awake from a deep sleep in a post apocalyptic world.  It’s now a matter of life or death with the […]

Valve Adds New Security Measures to Steam for Gamers

by John Lomagaon 03/04/2011
At GDC Valve announced a new feature being added to Steam called Steam Guard.  Steam Guard allows users to link management of their account to a specific PC. Attempts to modify or change account settings by any other PC won’t be possible without the user’s approval. Steam Guard will take advantage of upcoming Intel® Identity […]