or login with

Posts Tagged valve


Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta: How it copes over a limited home network

Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta for Steam is effectively in open beta now.

11 Feb 2014 | 2

Valve can prohibit Steam account transfers, German court rules

Last year, the German consumer watchdog group Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband (VZVB), a Federation of German consumer organisations, launched an attempted lawsuit against Valve over the inability to re-sell games on Steam.

7 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 patched to add the Year Beast

Update: The Dota 2 blog has been updated with news on exactly what this mode entails.

5 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Music beta coming to Big Picture and SteamOS

Valve is bringing an in-game music player to the Steam overlay, which will allow you to listen to your own tunes while playing your games.

3 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Impressions on Dota 2 Patch 6.80 and the New Bloom Festival

I wouldn’t normally write something like this, but… well, I’m actually kinda impressed with what’s been added in Dota 2‘s 6.80 patch.

31 Jan 2014 | 2

Dota 2′s New Bloom Festival/Patch 6.80 out now

Quick public service announcement: Dota 2 patch 6.80 – also known as the New Bloom Festival update – is now live.

29 Jan 2014 | 1

Dota 2′s New Bloom coming tomorrow with a second hero and more features

Hahaha. Did you think that Terrorblade would be the only hero added in Dota 2‘s New Bloom Festival?

28 Jan 2014 | 5

Dota 2′s New Bloom Festival adding new hero, Random Ability Draft, hero changes

Okay, so Valve have finally lifted the curtain on a lot of what the New Bloom Festival patch for Dota 2 will include.

28 Jan 2014 | 2

Source 2.0 shot of Valve’s Left4Dead2 appears in the wild

NeoGaf’s beloved source of insider tips, “crazy buttocks on a train” (affectionately known as CBOAT) has dropped by with another interesting info-package.

27 Jan 2014 | 3

Dota 2 details New Bloom Festival event

Frostivus might not have been that long ago, but Valve are already gearing up for the next Dota 2 event – the New Bloom Festival.

26 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Dev Days made VR enticing, now it needs to be convincing

Thanks to the information that’s been flowing out of Steam Dev Days since last week, we have a much clearer idea how two big names will be approaching virtual reality on PC.

20 Jan 2014 | 2

Valve’s Michael Abrash shares his Steam Dev Days VR slides and talk

Valve’s Michael Abrash has updated his blog and kindly shared his talk and slides covering the VR portion of Steam Dev Days.

19 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Valve has no current plans to release their own VR hardware

Well, this is an interesting development. You know all the rave reviews Valve’s virtual reality (VR) prototype has been getting at Steam Dev Days?

17 Jan 2014 | 1

Valve VR gets more positive developer impressions

Last night, Tripwire’s David Hensley was comparing Valve’s VR prototype to Star Trek’s holodeck, and today there have been further developer impressions released prior to the Steam Dev Days’s VR conference talks.

16 Jan 2014 | 1

Valve tosses out some crazy Team Fortress 2 numbers in economy talk

The latest conference chat to take place at Valve’s Steam Dev Days event was about in-game economies (hats,) and confirmed what a lot of people probably already suspected; that Team Fortress 2 (hats) are still very popular.

16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Valve extends Dota 2′s Year of the Horse submission deadline

As previously mentioned, the next event for Dota 2 will be a spring event called “Year of the Horse”, based around the Chinese New Year.

16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Tripwire’s David Hensley says Valve’s VR felt “like a holo deck”

The full presentation of Valve’s VR prototype (which Steamdb thinks could going by the name ‘Vortex‘) will take place later today at Steam Dev Days, but Tripwire’s David Hensley has already had a go with it and has tweeted a series of extremely positive impressions.

16 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Valve shares a tasty Steam pie chart showing sales by region

Not a huge amount is emerging from Steam Dev Days just yet, as the two-day event is closed to the press.

15 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Dev Days attendants share conference info on Steam Machines, controller

Since Valve’s Steam Dev Days event is closed to the press (it’s billed as an “off the record” place for developers to hang out and listen to conference chats,) there isn’t a whole lot of detail emerging from it at present.

15 Jan 2014 | 1

Valve releases SteamVR beta prior to Dev Days event

Well, we knew that Valve were thinking of doing something with VR, and now users of Steam’s beta client are reporting that a beta version of SteamVR has been sneakily and quietly released.

14 Jan 2014 | 1