Posts tagged Valve
J.J. Abrams is quite the busy man isn’t he? Currently he’s finishing post-production on Star
Wars Trek, then it’s onto Star Trek Wars: Episode VII. Now Variety’s Marc Graser is reporting that J.J. Abrams and the almighty Gabe Newell have teamed up to bring Half-Life and Portal to the big More >
Looks like Valve is going to join the fray in the PC world and not just via Steam. They are going to have their own PC. Valve has invested a large sum on a company called Xi3Corporation. They had a KickStarter project awhile back for their item, and they said it was designed to play Steam games on More >
There’s no doubt that the first official trailer for Pacific Rim peaked a lot of people’s interest. What’s not to like about giant robots battling out with humongous monsters to save the world? One thing that many Valve fans noticed from the trailer was a cameo appearance of everyone’s More >
Alright you Steam fanatics, now anyone with a Steam account can try out Big Picture Mode. From December 3rd to 10th Valve is also having a sale, slashing prices up to 75% off? If you remember we previously posted on the beta for Bit Picture Mode a few months back. Valve is very excited to have More >
Last month Valve announced that it is going to release a beta version of Steam for Linux. It would only have 1,000 openings for experienced Linux users to help debug in the first phase of testing. The beta should include the Steam service and one game. Nothing else will be available until possibly More >
You can’t say you are any type of geek unless you’ve seen or played at least one of the Portal games from Valve. This mind-bending and sometimes frustrating puzzle game (for me at least) is nothing more than addicting. But after you’ve solved the puzzles, you will find yourself wanting to play with More >
Have you been messing around with portals? Do you find yourself yelling “in the name of science” as a warning to others around you? If you have, then you’ve probably been playing Portal. Last week Valve posted a video of a full-scale Sentry Turret. Today they posted a YouTube video of the un-boxing More >
Valve has been giving more and more details about Big Picture Mode in the last months. Now you can download the beta trial. This is Steams TV – a friendly UI to bring your PC/Mac gaming to the living room. You’ll be able to access your complete game catalog by hooking up your PC to your HDTV set. A More >
Steam Greenlight is a new type of community discussion group that will help bring new games to the Steam marketplace. This is great news for gamers and developers alike. As a developer, you’ll be able to post up information, screenshots and trailers of the game you’re working on. As gamers, you’ll More >
Most companies, I’m sure, like to keep their catalogue of games neat and tidy (well, most of them, but we won’t name names). Customers need to have good experiences on any particular system, and to have the greatest chance of that, games that are unworthy of playing/purchasing need to be kept More >
Tonight’s the night! The Mann vs. Machine update is now live, and hordes of evil robots are waiting for you to tear them a mechanical new one.
So what the hell are you doing reading this for? Oh, right, waiting for the update to download.
In an unexpected move, Valve has updated their Steam Subscriber Agreement to block class action lawsuits against the company. The people behind Half-Life and Team Fortress, however, claims to have a very good reason for the decision.
Other companies have taken to this method for various reasons, More >
The Source Filmmaker has been out for a couple weeks now, and the flow of incredibly awesome material has yet to show any signs of slowing down. Creative minds have been putting the program to the ultimate test to see what it’s capable of, and the results have been nothing short of amazing.
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Are you a bit puzzled about this news? You might be if you had already been using Valve’s first level editor offering for Portal 2, the “Authoring Tools“. Valve got input from users who, not being professional game developers, found the editor to be a bit too complex. Others found it difficult to More >
I was hoping something like this wouldn’t occur, but it seems my fears have come to light at last. Gaming supergiant Blizzard has officially filed a lawsuit against competing gaming supergiant Valve in regards to their use of the DOTA name in their working title, DOTA 2.
Those of you who have been eagerly holding onto the cash in your Steam wallets for an upcoming Mass Effect 3 release are going to be a bit disappointed. Bioware has given confirmation that the game will not be appearing on Valve’s digital distribution service, citing the company’s “restrictive More >
Why would people think that EA and Valve would have a sour relationship? Well, EA has launched their downloading service site, Origin, and it looked as if it was competing against Valve’s Steam service. EA says that even though Origin launched, its relationship with Valve is still good. EA is More >
Some people out there still have a dream, that all gamers are created equal; that we should all be put on an even playing field and play together peacefully, spraying each other in the face with bullets and shrapnel. Well, put the dream on hold, guys, Microsoft has apparently been resisting More >
Call of Duty might soon have more than Battlefield to contend with. One of the original, competitive, multi-player FPS titles is getting ready to unveil its latest version: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Yes, that game that violently grabbed multi-player from the living room and stormed its way More >
Coming off of GLaDOS’ new album, Confessions: A Psychotic A.I., Aperture Records has just released a new music video for the hot single Want You Gone. The video was directed by Perdo Calvo and was shot on an undisclosed location, where numerous people died. Critics have called it the most More >
In a recent interview between Develop-Online and Valve’s Robin Walker, it was announced that TF2 (Team Fortress 2) is now becoming permanently free to play! It’s only financial support will be through in-game item purchases.
Although it’s switch to FTP was speculated, we never imagined it so soon. More >
As if VALVE needed to get any cooler, now they are offering Volume One of the Portal 2 original score called “Songs to Test by,” absolutely free! The 22 track download is available HERE, along with six ringtones formatted for android or iPhone based phones. There will be two additional More >
I’m sure a lot of people were hoping that one of the many surprises at this year’s E3 was the announcement of Half-Life 3. Well keep holding on to that hope because Gabe Newell has just confirmed that the developer will not be at E3 this year.
“Lots of folks have mailed asking about appointment More >
One of the best things about Valve games is that they have an extremely long life after release. Portal 2 has just got its extension via the official Portal 2 Authoring Tools which will allow gamers to create their own levels for either co-op or single-player, 3D models and character skins, sound More >
Valve’s golden bust of a half-naked Australian man is all the saxxiness you could ever need. How can you receive such an award? All you have to do is create a video using Team Fortress 2′s replay mode, and wow Valve based on one out of twenty categories including “Best Replay”, “Most Pwnage”, More >