Posts Tagged valve
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valve to release VR SDK at Steam Dev Days next week
Valve has stormed into the new year with their Steam Machines and there’s more to come with Valve’s Steam Dev Days event takes place next week on 14-15 January in Seattle.