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Valve Releases New Info On Steam Bandwidth Optimizations

During the coronavirus outbreak, Valve has obviously seen an uptake in traffic on Steam. Which has forced them to manage their bandwidth a bit. The company sent out a notice yesterday about some of the changes they were making to their services. Chief among them was the fact that they were now going to spread […]

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"Half-Life: Alyx" Provides Insight Into Gordon Freeman's Future

If there's one thing Half-Life fans have accepted, it's that Gordon Freeman's life is uncertain now. At least, until Half-Life: Alyx came out. One of the aspects to the game is that while it is a VR title set in the Half-Life universe, it is meant to not be a prequel or a sequel of […]

We Almost Got A "Portal" VR Game Until Valve Decided Otherwise

Half-Life: Alyx may be out into the world right now, but it almost wasn't to be as Valve Corporation at one point considered doing Portal in VR. The news comes to us from VG 24/7, who had an interview with Valve programmer and designer, Robin Walker. In it, he reveals they were exploring doing VR […]

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Gabe Newell Says Competition Between Online Game Shops Is Awesome

The last thing you'd expect a Valve employee to say is that competition with Steam is great. But that's pretty much what Gabe Newell recently said. In a recent interview with Edge Magazine, Newell basically said competition is a good thing as it "keeps us honest". You can read a couple of snippets of the […]

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Valve Is Apparently Going To Reboot Their Failed Card Game "Artifact"

A couple of years ago at The International 2017, Valve debuted a brand new card game called Artifact, which went over with the crowd like a fart in church. You don't have to take our word for that, you can watch a reaction video of the crowd as this is exactly how millions of Valve […]

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EPOS Announces New Partnership With BLAST Premier For "CS:GO"

This morning,  BLAST Premier announced that they will be partnering with audio company EPOS for their CS:GO events going forward. The two will apparently be working together to improve audio and communication plays in esports. However, neither company really went into detail as to what that meant. We're guessing based on what EPOS does, specifically […]

"Dota 2" Issues An Open Call For A 2021 International Host City

"Dota 2" Issues An Open Call For A 2021 International Host City

Well, that's new! Rather than picking a city on their own, Valve Corporation has put out an open call for someone to host a Dota 2 event. But not just any Dota 2 event, they're looking for someone to host The International 2021, their primary global championship esports tournament. The company sent out this press […]

Valve Releases New Details About "Half-Lyfe: Alyx"

Valve Says Coronavirus Now Impacting Valve Index & "Half-Life: Alyx"

Another fun day for coronavirus followers as it has now impacted the release of Half-Life: Alyx and the Valve Index from Valve this spring. Valve Corporation released a statement to UploadVR about the work they're doing on their own VR unit and how it has been impacted by the health issues happening in China. According […]

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Valve Reveals Details On The "Dota Underlords" Launch

Valve Corporation has revealed its details on the Dota Underlords launch next week, which includes a special launch party. The company posted details of what they have planned next week when the game drops on February 25th. Which includes a special launch party that will be broadcast live on Twitch featuring several personalities. As you […]

ESL Pro League Reportedly Locked Teams In For Three Years

ESL Pro League Reportedly Locked Teams In For Three Years

A lot of eyes are going to be on the ESL Pro League for a while when it comes to contracts after the latest move by the organization. According to DBLTAP, after the announcement was made that the ESL had locked in 24 teams into Season 11 of the CS:GO league, a new separate deal […]

"Dota Underlords" Will Officially Launch On February 25th

"Dota Underlords" Will Officially Launch On February 25th

Some cool news for Dota Underlords fans as the game finally has a release date. Valve Corporation will unleash the game on February 25th. The game has been in beta/Early Access mode on steam since mid-2019, but now the official release will put the full game up on both PC and mobile devices. We also […]

Valve Puts the Final Nail in "Left 4 Dead 3's" Coffin

Valve Puts the Final Nail in "Left 4 Dead 3's" Coffin

Just in case you've been holding out hope for Left 4 Dead 3 to actually arrive any time soon (or exist at all), Valve valiantly stepped forward to cut you down. In a new statement to IGN, the developer put all of the Left 4 Dead 3 rumors to rest. "We've seen rumors to this […]

Valve Changes "CS:GO" Autumn Major Invitations To A Ranking System

Valve Changes "CS:GO" Autumn Major Invitations To A Ranking System

Valve Corporation has alerted players that they will be changing their esports system for the CS:GO Major Championship Autumn 2020. An email was sent out giving preliminary details of how the system will work out following the ESL One Rio 2020 event. As reported by HLTV, the new ranking system will include a combination of […]

The Unreleased "Portal" Prequel Is Getting A Documentary

So for a while, there was a planned prequel to Portal in development at Valve, and for some odd reason, the company killed the project. Now, the company is allowing a documentary to be made about the game. LunchHouse Software published a reveal trailer today that they've apparently been sitting on for a few weeks […]

The "Half-Life" G-Man Speaks After A Decade Of Silence

The "Half-Life: Alyx" G-Man Speaks After A Decade Of Silence

After not hearing his voice in over twelve years, we finally hear the first words from G-Man as he prepares to return in Half-Life: Alyx. The overloading bureaucrat has been a fixture of the series since the beginning, but with Valve not making a new Half-Life for so long, we haven't heard much from him […]

Valve Releases The Winners For The 2019 Steam Awards

Valve Releases The Winners For The 2019 Steam Awards

Valve Corporation has finally tallied up the votes and they have released the full list of winners for the 2019 Steam Awards today. While there are some surprise winners in here, the voting for this is pretty predictable. With Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Beat Saber sitting at the top, which also happens to be […]

"Dota 2" Will Be Getting New Matchmaking Improvements

Valve Sues A Singapore Organizer For Unpaid "Dota 2" Prizes

The last thing you want to do when hosting anything revolving around Dota 2 is to not compensate winners, because Valve gets even quickly. A report from DotEsports has confirmed that Valve Corporation is suing the Global Electronic Sports Championship (GESC) for failure to pay out a tournament from 2018. The total combined winnings that […]

"In The Valley Of Gods" Has Been Put On Hold

"In The Valley Of Gods" Has Officially Been Put On Hold

Bad news coming out of Campo Santo this week, as the developer had to announce In The Valley Of Gods has been put on hold. Jake Rodkin, the co-founder of Campo Santo, sent a letter to Polygon confirming the news. Why was this done? The company is owned by Valve, who apparently has decided to […]

Valve Is Issuing Refunds On Their Steam Controller After Supplies Ran Out

Valve Is Issuing Refunds On Their Steam Controller After Supplies Ran Out

Valve is learning today to be careful what you put on sale, as people might just buy it. Such as the Steam Controller they threw on sale. Several people are reporting through Reddit and Reset Era that they have been issued refunds from the company because they apparently don't have the supply to meet the […]

Valve Releases New Details About "Half-Lyfe: Alyx"

Xbox's Phil Spencer Has Apparently Already Played "Half-Life: Alyx"

There are a lot of people out there looking forward to giving Half-Life: Alyx a try, just for a few moments. Apparently, Xbox's Phil Spencer already did. Ever since the game was announced, there have been rumors and threads and discussions from fans about what the game will contain. A lot of it is speculation […]