Tag: Valve

HTC & Valve Announce Virtual Reality Partnership

With the 2015 Game Developers Conference upon us, mobile phone giant HTC has announced their foray into the burgeoning virtual reality market, partnering up with Valve to produce a VR headset. The product, known as HTC Vive, will be released to developers in a few months time, with a consumer version to be released by

Valve Announce Steam Broadcasting Beta

Valve have today announced a brand new feature hitting Steam, Steam Broadcasting. It’s curently in open beta, and despite what you may think, it’s a system that doesn’t output to external streaming services (i.e. Twitch/Hitbox etc.), but internally to Steam. 

Valve Heads To Court Over Refund Policy

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, responsible for regulating consumer law for businesses are set to institute proceedings in the Australian Federal Court over several misleading representations of consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law.

SteamOS Announced

Valve has been teasing 3 announcements about the “Living Room” this week, the first of which being SteamOS, A linux based operating system with Valve’s Steam platform at its core for the big screen. With Valve’s recent push behind linux gaming and the potential benefits to more direct hardware access for developers we are told to

Family Sharing Coming To Steam

Valve has announced a Family Sharing program for Steam. The program, geared at family and close friends, will allow for Steam users to share their game libraries with up to ten other devices. Authorised devices will have access to the sharer’s entire library and associated DLC (excluding titles with third-party keys, accounts or subscriptions) and players

The International 3 Concludes

Over the past 5 days, 16 of the world’s best Dota 2 teams have been fighting it out at Benaroya Hall in Seattle for a share of over $2.8 million and to be immortalised as winners of The International 3. With a massive crowd, over 1 million concurrent viewers online (not including television broadcasts) and some

DOTA 2 Runs Out Of Beta, Releases On Time

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s finally happened! Valve’s DOTA 2 is no longer a beta product that requires an invite or early access payments any more, nor will it flood your Steam Inventory with invites that no-one wants, it’s now out there and finally a real game that anyone can pick up and play on Steam.

Capcom/Valve Announce Resident Evil 6 X Left 4 Dead 2 Project

With a release due next week, Capcom have been pulling out a lot of stops for the PC version of the much maligned Resident Evil 6. Aside from making the game look and run sensationally, the publisher has one more trick up it’s sleeve. That being a crossover with Valve, and it’s own zombie/mutant shooter, Left

Team Fortress 2 Updated With Co Op Mode

Three hundred and eight. That’s the number of times Team Fortress 2 has, up to this point, been updated. Some of them were minor bug fixes, but some changed the game significantly, introducing new maps, hats, weapons, hats, microtransactions, hats, hats, crafting mechanics and more hats.  And now, Valve has released the game’s 309th update: