Posts Tagged valve
Steam’s In-Home Streaming now available on all accounts
In-Home Streaming is now an option for everybody with a Steam account, as the system is out of open beta and fully released today.
Dota 2 gets Compendium stretch goals up to $10mil, include Darude
As predicted earlier by professional Dota 2 ignorer Peter Parrish, Valve have added new stretch goals to the TI4 Compendium.
DOTA 2’s International 4 Compendium hits $6mil stretch goals
Whoever wins The International 4 will get a pretty fat pot of cash, as The Compendium has now raised $6 million USD in prize funds.
Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning update out, includes no new hero
As promised, Dota 2‘s Spring Cleaning patch – patch 6.81 – has launched.
Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning patch announced, changes loads of stuff
Another season, another Dota 2 patch – and this one comes with a swathe of bug fixes and hero tweaks.
75 more titles get the Greenlight on Steam
Another huge batch of titles have been voted onto Steam via the Greenlight system.
Heartbleed vulnerabilities on Steam resolved, say Valve
Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take
People across internet-land have become familiar with the term ‘Heartbleed’ today.
Steam has OpenSSL security vulnerability. Do not use until fixed.
Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take.
Free to Play documentary updated with Q&A content
Valve’s Dota 2-themed documentary Free to Play has been updated with some new content.
The International DOTA 2 Championship tickets go on sale 4 April
Help, I’m stuck in a DOTA 2 story and don’t (really) know anything about the game.
Latest Dota 2 patch doesn’t actually change much
A new patch for Dota 2 has been released, and – despite its 175MB size – it doesn’t actually seem to do much barring fix a few issues.
Free to view film Free to Play seen by 5.5 million
Surprising news! A free to watch documentary about three professional players of the immensely popular DOTA 2 has proven to be quite popular since its release last week.
Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review
Free to Play is not a film about Dota 2, nor is it a film about the international tournament that’s confusingly named The International.
Free to Play, Valve’s Dota 2 e-sports documentary, launches
In a shock subversion of Valve Time, Free to Play – Valve’s documentary about three professional gamers as they prepare for and compete in The International, the million dollar Dota 2 tournament – is now out.
Valve’s Dota 2 documentary Free To Play now pre-loadable
Free To Play is now available for pre-load on Steam.
Free To Play is Valve’s (free) documentary about Dota 2, although before you roll your eyes and click away, I should point out that it focuses more on the players than the game.
Dota 2 continuing to move towards custom game modes
A new item schema update has been vigorously hurled at Dota 2, and while it doesn’t contain anything massively groundbreaking, it does offer a glimpse at some upcoming (and incredibly welcome) changes, as well as reminding us that custom game modes are on the way.
Gabe Newell’s Reddit AMA should take place today, 4 March
Gabe Newell took part in some sort of cosmic joke yesterday, appearing on Reddit to say he’d be doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session later that day and then disappearing.
Gabe Newell’s Reddit AMA session postponed for now
Earlier today, Gabe Newell (or his account, anyway) popped up on Reddit to say he’d be taking part in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session at 1pm Pacific Time.
Steam region locking causing problems for traders and gifters
Region locking is a practice that appears to be increasingly common on Steam.
Steam Dev Days session videos now online in full
You can now experience the joy and wonder of attending Steam Dev Days in your own home, just a few weeks later and without the freebie Steam Machine gift bag.
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.
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.
Dota 2 patched to add the Year Beast
Update: The Dota 2 blog has been updated with news on exactly what this mode entails.