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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 […]

"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 […]

"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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

Valve Announced The 2019 Steam Awards Voting Has Launched

We're at the end of the year, which means it's awards season, as Valve announced voting has started for the 2019 Steam Awards. From now until December 3rd, you can head to this link and vote for video games in a few select categories. There isn't a ton, and you have to nominate at least […]

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

You May Need To Upgrade Your PC To Play "Half-Life: Alyx"

Depending on the kind of dedication you have toward your tower or laptop, you're probably going to need an upgrade to play Half-Life: Alyx. A number of people have pointed out that the game is now listed on Steam, and they've posted the requirements in order to play it. Not to mention a couple of […]

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

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

This morning, Valve Corporation released brand new details and a proper trailer for their upcoming VR title, Half-Life: Alyx. We now know that the game is set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. So we now know this is neither a sequel or a prequel, this is a story in the middle of […]

Valve Launches New "CS:GO" Update "Operation Shattered Web"

Valve Launches New "CS:GO" Update "Operation Shattered Web"

CS:GO players got a nice surprise this week as Valve sent out a big update for the game called "Operation Shattered Web". For the first time in the game's history, you have the ability to unlock all-new T and CT-sided characters, which are equipable on any map. Each of them with progression trees and rewards […]