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Valve Reveals The Steam Game Festival: Autumn Edition For October

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 Has Suffered A Widespread Service Interruption

Steam Has Suffered A Widespread Service Interruption

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[...]

This Half-Life: Alyx PT Mod Will Scare The Life Out Of You

This Half-Life: Alyx PT Mod Will Scare The Life Out Of You

What's scarier than playing through P.T. on PlayStation 4? Playing it in virtual reality. Of course, that game doesn't actually exist. What does, however, is a mod that turns Half-Life: Alyx into P.T. A talented modder named AmbientDruth brought this terrifying prospect to life via the Steam Workshop, and you can download it for free […]

Valve Reschedules The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition

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[...]

Valve Will Launch Artifact 2.0 Beta Testing Next Week

Valve Will Launch Artifact 2.0 Beta Testing Next Week

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[...]

Looks Like Steam Is Getting A Loyalty Rewards System

Looks Like Steam Is Getting A Loyalty Rewards System

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[...]

Valve Announces The Return Of The Steam Game Festival

Valve Announces The Return Of The Steam Game Festival

Best of luck to those of you submitting your own games.[caption id="attachment_1193044" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Steam Game Festival will return in June, courtesy of Valve.[/caption] 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[...]

Valve Releases New Info On Steam Bandwidth Optimizations

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[...]

Half-Life: Alyx Provides Insight Into Gordon Freemans Future

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

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.[caption id="attachment_1186681" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Valve[/caption] 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[...]

We Almost Got A Portal VR Game Until Valve Decided Otherwise

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[...]

Gabe Newell Says Competition Between Online Game Shops Is Awesome

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[...]

Valve Is Apparently Going To Reboot Their Failed Card Game Artifact

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[...]

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 Says Coronavirus Now Impacting Valve Index &#038 Half-Life: 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[...]

Valve Reveals Details On The Dota Underlords Launch

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[...]

Dota Underlords Will Officially Launch On February 25th

"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

You Can Play Any "Half-Life" You Want for Free For the Next Two Months

[caption id="attachment_1151303" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Valve[/caption]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[...]

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

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

[caption id="attachment_1148772" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Valve[/caption]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[...]

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

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[...]