Posts Tagged ‘valve’
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 23, 2015 under Software & Gaming
One of the hallmarks of PC gaming over the years has been the Steam sales. Over time, Valve has increased the amount of sales that take place and has even experimented with things like mini-games, fla... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 13, 2015 under Drivers, Operating Systems
Valve's scheme to get PC gaming in to the living room has kicked off with the Steam machines, all backed up by the Linux-based SteamOS. However, it seems that the operating system could be significant... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 11, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Around two years ago, Valve announced that it would be trying to tackle PC gaming in the living room, with its own version of the Gamepad, along with Steam OS and Steam Machines. All three of those th... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 7, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Grand Theft Auto V launched on the PC back in April this year, just six weeks before Valve's summer sale kicked off in June. Due to how new the game was, a deep discount wasn't applied to the title, t... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 5, 2015 under Development
As beloved as it is, Valve took a big hit to its reputation when it tried to introduce paid-for mods earlier this year, causing it to drop the idea less than a week after it was introduced. Valve alwa... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 23, 2015 under Peripheral
There are a handful of dates that fans of virtual reality are awaiting with bated breath. When will the Oculus CV1 pre-orders begin? When will it and the Touch Controllers arrive? And when will the HT... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 19, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Valve has caught plenty of flack over the years for Steam's poor customer service. Things have improved this year with the introduction of Steam Refunds but there are still some issues when it comes t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 17, 2015 under Peripheral
If you happen to be one of the Mac owners that likes to use Steam, and you picked up the recently released Steam controller or Steam Link streaming box, then you may have realized that neither of thos... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 10, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Some new information regarding the ever elusive Half-Life 3 has been found in a file within the latest update to Dota 2. Steam Database came across several new files, including one titled 'hl3.txt', ... more.
111 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 24, 2015 under Development, Graphics, Software & Gaming
Microsoft Corp.’s DirectX 12 application programming interface promises to significantly improve performance of video games in Windows 10 operating system thanks to efficient usage of modern hardwar... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 16, 2015 under Software & Gaming
One of the biggest gripes players have had with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive up to now has been the hitboxes. The problem was made really apparent a few months back when someone made a gif of a cr... more.
17 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 2, 2015 under Security, Software & Gaming
Valve has had to pull a game from its Steam Greenlight platform, after a link on its page sent users to a link that downloaded malware, which when activated made changes to their account without per... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 1, 2015 under Apps
Steam has expanded a lot over the last couple of years. The platform has experimented with movies in the past in the form of gaming documentaries, like Indie Game the Movie or Valve's own documentary... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 28, 2015 under General Tech
It turns out that HTC and Valve may have miscommunicated things just a bit earlier this year when it was announced that the HTC Vive virtual reality headset would be launching in Q4 this year. While i... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 27, 2015 under Peripheral
Earlier this year, Valve opened the flood gates for pre-orders of the Steam Controller and the Steam Link streaming box. Things were already off to a good start, with early bird stock selling out pret... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 18, 2015 under Development
Over the last couple of years, Amazon has been making a push in the gaming space, even going as far as to set up its very own studio with quite a few esteemed developers coming from famed studios like... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 12, 2015 under Console, Software & Gaming
Smach Zero, a portable gaming device that runs Steam OS and is based on an x86 system-on-chip, will hit the market next year and will cost like an inexpensive desktop PC. The portable console, which i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 4, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Update: Trine 3 is almost finished. The game was announced and released on Steam Early Access earlier this year and now it will be officially releasing on the 20th of August. The PC version of the gam... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 27, 2015 under Security
Valve had a bit of a panic moment last week as users discovered an exploit that allowed Steam accounts to be accessed using a username. For some reason, something over on Valve's end made it so that ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 21, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Back at this year's Game Developer Conference, Valve turned up with its brand new virtual reality headset, built by HTC and known as 'The Vive'. Over the course of the weekend we saw some blurry image... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 13, 2015 under General Tech
Back in March at the annual Game Developers Conference, Valve and HTC revealed that they would be teaming up to launch 'The Vive' a virtual reality headset due out for the end of this year. Since then... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 3, 2015 under Software & Gaming
Team fortress 2 is set to get its first major update in quite some time, with new maps, challenges and guns soon to head to the game. This new update will consist of both free and premium content, the... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 30, 2015 under Peripheral
A few weeks back, Valve announced the final version of the Steam Link and the long-awaited Steam Controller, along with pre-orders for both. At the time, those hoping to be early adopters could pre-or... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 26, 2015 under Security
It looks like Valve is changing its policy on item recovery for trade scam victims. Ever since trading was implemented on Steam, phishing and scams have become a bit of a problem but up until now if y... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 19, 2015 under General Tech
If you have been following the news surrounding Oculus and Valve's own virtual reality headset, then you know that this is a pretty exciting time for VR as the tech is finally at a stage where it can ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 18, 2015 under Software & Gaming
If you want to get a sneak peek at what Valve's upcoming engine, Source 2, is capable of then look no further as Valve's successor to the decade old Source engine is seeing its début in the form of a... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 16, 2015 under General Tech
Last week ahead of E3, Phil Spencer attended the Oculus Rift event to announce a partnership between the two companies. Every consumer Oculus Rift will ship with an Xbox One controller and will also b... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 6, 2015 under General Tech
At the Game Developer Conference this year, Valve revealed its step in to the virtual reality headset market with The Vive, built in collaboration with HTC. Shortly after, Valve began accepting sign u... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 5, 2015 under Peripheral
The Steam controller, various Steam Machines and Valve's own Steam Link streaming box are all now available for pre-order with release dates set for between October and November. While we have seen th... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 5, 2015 under Software & Gaming
The 2015 International Dota 2 tournament is set to kick off this summer and now it has the biggest prize pool yet, breaking more eSports records. This year, $11.4 million was raised for the tournament... more.
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