Posts Tagged ‘valve’
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 16, 2014 under Software & Gaming
More than half of all the games ever bought on Steam have only been played for an hour or less. That's according to new stats unearthed by Ars Technica when it did some digging into player profiles, a... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 15, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Speed running team, 'Quadrazoid' has set a new world record by beating Half-Life in just 20 minutes and 41 seconds, comfortably beating the previous record of 29 minutes and 41 seconds by about a the ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 24, 2014 under Software & Gaming
It seems that Microsoft has noticed how successful some of Steam's early access titles have become, as it expressed interest in the business model at the Game Developers Conference last week. Microsof... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 14, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Software & Gaming
Valve Software late on Friday said that it would demonstrate the latest version of its Steam Controller in action at the upcoming Game Developers Conference next week. The company did not reveal wheth... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2014 under Channel, Software & Gaming
Pre-loading of games before launch makes total sense, you're going to have people clamouring to download it and you don't want to get caught up with all the riff-raff do you? But a movie? Is it going ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 11, 2014 under Console, Gaming Rig, Graphics, Software & Gaming
Oculus VR this week revealed that Atman Binstock became the new chief architect at the company. Mr. Binstock is a well-known virtual reality specialist, who will join the already exceptionally strong ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 3, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve finally opened up Steam's family sharing feature to all users this weekend, gamers can now give up to five accounts access to their libraries on ten separate devices. However, it's not as simple... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 28, 2014 under General Tech
Valve is handing developers the tools to set their own discounts and sales on Steam, the company has confirmed. This information came to light after a developer posted this screenshot on Reddit: ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 20, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Free to Play, a Valve made film exploring the competitive and demanding nature of eSports is set to debut on the 19th of March both on Steam and at a special screening at San Francisco's Castro Theat... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 18, 2014 under Channel
The past 48 hours have been a hotbed of roiling trust issues over in the Reddit Steam community, as one user claimed to have proof that Valve's anti-cheating software, VAC, was sending browsing histor... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 13, 2014 under General Tech
Former Director of Business at Valve, Jason Holtman, has left Microsoft after just six months at the company. Holtman originally left Valve to focus on making Windows a better platform for gaming and ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 13, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve has added a new feature to its Steam software, that lets you label and group games by tag, making it much easier to find the types of games you want. But it's not limited to genres or other ways... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Free to play multiplayer mech shooter, Hawken, is moving to the Steam platform, developer, Adhesive Games, has just announced on the company's blog. The existing launcher will move to Valve's platfo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2014 under Development, Software & Gaming
A screenshot has appeared on NeoGAF that purports to be from a Valve slideshow, showing off a redone level in Left 4 Dead 2, "rebuilt in Source 2.0 with increased level of detail." This has of course ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 24, 2014 under Development
Valve is really pushing Linux, Gabe Newell see's it as the future of gaming and is trying to bring us closer to that with Steam OS and as a result, Valve is really keen to get some Linux developers on... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 16, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Software & Gaming
Over a dozen of personal computer manufacturers introduced their Steam Machines gaming systems based on Valve Software’s SteamOS at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. However, none of those PC... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 16, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Software & Gaming
Valve Software has added experimental support for Oculus Rift and other virtual reality (VR) headsets to Steam digital video game distribution platform. Owners of the VR gear can discover games that s... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 16, 2014 under Channel
Steam's Greenlight feature was supposed to do two things: free up Valve from the laborious process of looking through every game submitted to it and simultaneously make it easier for developers to get... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 16, 2014 under Peripheral
Valve has taken the bold step to remove the touchscreen from its upcoming commercial release of the Steam Controller, due to the fact that it struggled with backwards compatibility in games that were ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 10, 2014 under Drivers, Operating Systems
Valve recently announced its first wave of pre-built Steam Machines all coming from different manufacturers in different configurations but here at KitGuru we know that most of you prefer to build you... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 9, 2014 under PC
Late last night the Steam client was updated to bring family options to all Steam accounts, many users and even a couple of news sites misinterpreted the patch notes and thought that the long awaited ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 9, 2014 under Development
One of the big problems with virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift at the moment, is the same one that's plagued every other bit of revolutionary tech ever made - the chicken and egg scen... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 7, 2014 under PC
Yesterday Valve began showing off the first wave of Steam Machines due to release throughout the year but out of the lengthy list of manufacturers, it seems that Alienware could be the one to watch. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 6, 2014 under Gaming Rig
At the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, Valve Software announced 12 partners who will release Steam Machine personal computers with different specifications in the foreseeable future. Thanks to the fac... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 24, 2013 under Peripheral
When the Steam Machine beta units first shipped to testers, we saw a few first looks and unboxings of the system but now one YouTuber by the name of Trial By Game, has made some pretty decent lets pla... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 16, 2013 under Console, PC
We've been getting teased by single images and snippets of information about Valve's Steam Box hardware for a while now, so it's nice to finally see that someone's managed to get one opened up and tak... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 12, 2013 under Operating Systems, PC
If you've been waiting around to find out when the Steam Machine hardware beta would start then you're in luck, it starts this Friday. However, if you're living outside of the US and were hoping to ge... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 6, 2013 under PC, Software & Gaming
When Valve announced the Steam Machines earlier this year, I think a lot of people were expecting console sized PC boxes similar to Valve's prototype. While this was true for the first Steam Machine t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 26, 2013 under Software & Gaming
Valve launched Steam recommendations back in 2010, allowing users to recommend titles to their friends and write what they liked about the game. Now Valve is evolving this feature into something a lit... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 26, 2013 under Console, PC
The world and his dog may be clamouring about the newly released Xbox One and soon-to-be released (at least here anyway) PS4, but the real console that we're waiting for with baited breath, is the Ste... more.
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