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Valve Corporation has officially launched the Steam Next Fest today with over 100 titles for you to check out For those of you who are not already aware, the Steam Next Fest is a multi-day celebration where fans can try out demos, chat with developers, watch live streams, and learn more about a plethora of[...]
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Valve Corporation revealed this week they have renamed the Steam Game Festival to the Steam Next Fest, which will start in June The company didn't really give any kind of riveting explanation as to why they were changing the name, other than we highly suspect that don't want to be lost in the shuffle when[...]
DOTA: Dragon’s Blood: Netflix Announces Animated Series From Game
Today, Netflix announced the imminent release of DOTA: Dragon's Blood, an all-new anime series based on the popular DOTA 2 video-game franchise by Valve The 8-episode anime series is set to launch globally on the streamer on March 25. Credit: Netflix DOTA 2 is one of the biggest online games in the world, hosting millions of players[...]
Valve Officially Announces Steam Game Festival: February 2021 Edition
Valve Corporation officially revealed today that the Steam Game Festival: February 2021 Edition will officially start next week The event kicks off Wednesday, February 3rd at 10am PT and will run all the way until that same time on February 9th The event is a chance for gamers to play brand-new demos and essentially "Play[...]
Valve Reveals The Full 2020 Steam Awards Winners
Over the weekend, Valve Corporation finally released its full list of 2020 Steam Awards winners, as chosen by the players themselves We have the complete list for you below, and while there are a decent range of modern games that have won awards, you'll forgive us if we chuckle at the idea that CS:GO won[...]
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Receives Operation Broken Fang
It's been a long minute since Counter-Strike: Global Offensive got a good operation update, but this week, Valve loaded a new one in The tenth Operation for the game is called Broken Fang and it brings in a new competitive mode, a detailed personal statistics display, several new agents, new weapon collections, new stickers, and[...]
Nominations For The Steam Awards 2020 Are Now Open
Valve Corporation revealed today that they have officially opened up nominations for the 2020 version of The Steam Awards They're back again as you can nominate new games into categories for them to potentially win an award The catch to the system (aside from the requirement of a Steam account) is that you can only[...]
PS5 DualSense Controller
Valve Corporation revealed today that they have thrown in a new update to Steam that will allow you to use a PS5 controller, if you wish Over the past few years, that company has been making it so that if you want to switch from the mouse and keyboard and want to use whatever remove[...]
Steam is Reportedly Introducing New "Remote Play Together" Feature
Valve Corporation revealed a new addition to Steam for game developers as you can bow try out your game with Steam Playtest This system is the company's way of giving you a way to set up your game on their system without making it officially live and testing out everything related to their system Essentially[...]
Valve Announces The Steam Digital Tabletop Fest
Valve Corporation revealed a brand new event will be coming to Steam in the month of October with the Steam Digital Tabletop Fest As you might suspect from the name, the event will be covering all things tabletop gaming that takes place in video games The event will run totally online from October 21st-26th, 2020,[...]
Valve Reveals The Steam Game Festival: Autumn Edition For October
Valve revealed this morning that they will be holding the Autumn Edition of the Steam Game Festival in October this year After the rousing success of the previous festivals and the way they attracted people online, it appears this will now be a continuing tradition The Autumn Edition will run much like the Summer Edition[...]
Steam is Reportedly Introducing New "Remote Play Together" Feature
But since Valve doesn't have one and the official Steam one hasn't been used in over three years, it's kind of hard for us to get any kind of confirmation about what's happening at the moment In fact, Steam's primary Twitter hasn't posted a message in three days, so if you didn't launch the program[...]
Valve Reschedules The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition
Another event has been rescheduled this week as Valve sent out a notice to media today about the Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition If you're not familiar with this festival, it's basically a chance for indie developers to show off all of the latest indie games coming out Many studios are taking advantage of it[...]
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For those of you who actually want to play the updated Dota card game Artifact, a beta of version 2.0 is coming from Valve next week The developers made the announcement earlier today, letting players know that the beta will basically test "boring stuff", and that invites will start trickling out soon First with original[...]
Steam Debuts Events Feature with Revamped Landing Page
If you happen to be a frequent user of Steam, it appears Valve may be making your usage worth it as it appears a new system is coming In what seems like an oddity to add that could possibly be beneficial to some, it looks like Valve will be adding a new user loyalty rewards[...]
Steam Game Festival Summer 2020
Best of luck to those of you submitting your own games. The Steam Game Festival will return in June, courtesy of Valve. Game Demo or Short Playable Experience (Required) During the Steam Game Festival, fans around the world will be able to learn about the participating games and try them out through a demo or short playable experience[...]
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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[...]
Half Life Alyx Hands
So if you don't want to know what's up with the ending of the game, this is where you turn around and go back to playing it. Credit: Valve The end of Half-Life: Alyx very significantly changes the ending of Half-Life 2: Episode 2 G-Man shows Alyx that fateful day in her future and gives her the chance to change[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Artifact Reboot Art
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[...]
"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"
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 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[...]
"Dota Underlords" Will Officially Launch On February 25th
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 now know the game will launch in seasons, with Season One starting the day of[...]
You Can Play Any "Half-Life" You Want for Free For the Next Two Months
Credit: Valve Half-Life: Alyx isn't launching until March 2020, and it's been years since the last real Half-Life episode debuted. That means it's probably time to go back and play through the Half-Life games so you can get back up to speed But you don't know where they are, and you don't want to buy them again[...]
Valve Puts the Final Nail in "Left 4 Dead 3's" Coffin
Credit: Valve 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 effect[...]
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[...]