Posts Tagged ‘valve’
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 15, 2014 under Software & Gaming
According to Intel, there are currently 711 million PC gamers in the world, which works out as one in every ten people on the planet. In addition, the desktop is "alive and well" with innovation thriv... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 9, 2014 under Development
DayZ launched on Steam's early access program last year and since then, millions of excited fans have bought the game, dismissing the fact that it is far from being finished. As a result, users are st... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 9, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Capcom will be bringing Resident Evil 5, Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, over to Steamworks early next year. The three games currently reside on Microsoft's widely unpopular Games for... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 5, 2014 under Software & Gaming
The latest Steam client beta update will bring better support for AMD graphics cards while using the Steam in-home streaming feature. These optimizations come shortly after N... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 4, 2014 under General Tech
Last week it was revealed that the Australian Consumer Rights Commission was planning to take Valve to court over its refund policy. At the time, Valve state... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 29, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve and Nvidia have teamed up to improve the performance of Steam's in-home streaming feature by adding in support for hardware encoding on Nvidia GeForce graphics cards. This new feature works in a... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 29, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Planetary Annihilation, the Kickstarter success, is due to be fully released and come out of Early Access next week. The game raised $2.2 million on Kickstarter and now just under two years later, we'... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 29, 2014 under General Tech
Valve has done a lot of great things for the PC platform over the years but consumer rights is unfortunately one of the company's short comings. Unlike Origin, Steam has a strict no refund policy, and... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 20, 2014 under Development
According to a survey conducted by the Independent Game Developers Association, most game developers would rather work at Valve than any other company. This may not be all that surprising as Valve is... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 18, 2014 under Software & Gaming
It turns out that digital downloads made up 92 per cent of all PC game sales worldwide in 2013, according to a new analyst report. In addition, that figure is supposed to grow over the next few years... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 13, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Steam has grown up a lot over the past decade, going from a curious way to get hold of Valve games, to the dominant portal that we all experience our titles through on the PC, but it's not in its fina... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 7, 2014 under Development
Valve may have sneakily given us our first look at the Source 2 engine as Dota 2's workshop tools, in-game assets and code all appear to have been ported over to the company's long awaited engine upda... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 4, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve's recent Free to Play documentary showed us the hype and tragedy in the build up and aftermath of the 2011 DotA 2 International tournament and it did so in a way that was very inclusive for peop... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 31, 2014 under Software & Gaming
One of our most popular stories this year, involved Pornography streaming site owners, Youporn, announcing that it was looking to sponsor an esports team. Unfortunat... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 24, 2014 under Peripheral
Valve originally revealed the Steam controller last year but since then, it has gone through a lot of changes. In-fact, Valve has ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 16, 2014 under Software & Gaming
A new campaign for physics based puzzler Portal 2 has been released on Steam, licensed by Valve, making it about the most official update to the game in a long time. Featuring a new type of gun and a ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 7, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve's International Dota 2 championship is right around the corner and plenty of people are going to be watching the tournament's live stream but what if you don't quite understand the game yet? Val... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 30, 2014 under Software & Gaming
While we might not all be thrilled with the way Valve handled this year's Steam Summer Sale, in terms of getting people to play games,... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 27, 2014 under Software & Gaming
If there's one thing PC gamers hate, it's those horrible, by-the-numbers, mobile gaming mechanics championed by the likes of King and Zynga. The micro-transactions, pay to win scenarios, games that be... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 18, 2014 under Software & Gaming
The Steam summer sale creeps up on us every year, usually it just appears one day and PC gamers world wide reach for their wallets. However, this year we might have some time to prepare as rumors are ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 17, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve's Early Access program has already helped some smaller developers get their games out but now bigger studios are starting to see the value in keeping the community involved throughout the develo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 16, 2014 under Console, PC
The Steam Machine initiative is all about making PC gaming more accessible on smaller screens, smaller devices and lesser hardware. The Steamboy project is combining all of these elements by creating ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 10, 2014 under Console, PC
E3 isn't just about the game announcements, it's also about the hardware we play those games on so it's fitting that Alienware has finally revealed the specification for its Steam Machine, despite Val... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 10, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, HTPC, PC
Xi3 Corp., a company that is mostly known for its small form-factor (SFF) Piston systems and its partnership with Valve Software, and Intel Corp. on Monday said that they would jointly work on next-ge... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 5, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Valve has now updated the Steam FAQ to clarify that Early Access games don't necessarily have to be finished as some development teams may run in to problems that hinder them from finishing the game. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 4, 2014 under Peripheral
Valve recently showed off the latest version if its Virtual Reality headset at a VR event in Boston. We've heard plenty of good things about Valve's prototype so naturally, people at the event went ah... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 3, 2014 under PC
Asus has just revealed two of its own Steam Machines at Computex, the new systems will release under the company's 'Republic of Gamers' brand. One of the upcoming Steam OS powered PC's will be a tiny,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 28, 2014 under Peripheral
While Valve's Steam Machine have generated a lot of interest in their own right, it's the controller that has people really excited, as it's something existing PC gamers can make use of. However, now ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 26, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Stoic Games has been talking about its indie success story, The Banner Saga and how it almost didn't go the Kickstarter route, but when it did, it promised backers that they would get Steam keys with ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 23, 2014 under Software & Gaming
Usually Valve and its employees are pretty tight lipped on what the company might secretly be working on, however, one former Valve employee and Counter Strike creator, Minh Le, has shed some light o... more.
- Leading makers of display scalers to support Adaptive-Sync, FreeSync technologies... Filed under: Graphics, Monitors
- Samsung mass produces 6Gb LPDDR3 chips using 20nm process technology... Filed under: Memory, Mobile
- Toshiba to reorg PC business: to leave certain markets, focus on business PCs... Filed under: Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC, Tablet PC
- Core i7-4790K ‘Devil’s Canyon’ overclocked to 6GHz with all cores active... Filed under: APU, CPU
- Patent monetization firm sues Apple for patent infringement by FaceTime... Filed under: Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac
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- Windows 9 preview could arrive... Filed under: Operating Systems
- Asus Z97-A Motherboard Preview... Filed under: Highlights-new, Motherboard
- Intel delays desktop, high-performance ‘Broadwell’ to mid-2015
- Intel delays higher-end ‘Broadwell’ chips to July – September, 2015
- Intel’s roadmap leaks: Broadwell-K, Broadwell-E and Skylake-K due in 2015
- Intel’s Broadwell and Skylake chips to coexist on the market – slide
- Wide availability of Intel’s ‘Broadwell’ chips slips to 2015
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