Posts Tagged valve
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.
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.