30 Dec 2015

Valve Addresses Christmas Steam Security Issue

Christmas day for a lot of folks was about good times with family friends and playing with the presents under the tree, but some got a little more than they bargained. A flaw in how pages are cached on Steam’s servers allowed users to see others’ personal data. Valve said

06 Jun 2014

E3 2014: 10 Games That Need To Be At E3

You can’t make an E3 list without Half Life 3 on it. The folks over at Valve created genre defining games in their Half Life series and we’ve been pining for another one ever since Episode 2 was released in 2007. There’ve been hints of Gordon Freeman making his return

05 Jan 2014

iBuyPower’s Steam Machine Will Cost You $499

Steam Machines (aka consoles) will be coming to the market this year giving Valve the opportunity to expand their gaming service to the homes of many just as Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have done for so long. Your typical Steam Machine runs on standard DIY PC components such as Intel

11 Oct 2013

Look! It’s Valve’s Steam Controller In Action

Valve has been touting their Steam controller’s precision as opposed to traditional gaming console controllers but until now they hadn’t shown it in action. Jeff, an engineer from Valve’s camp, demonstrates “legacy mode” which emulates a traditional keyboard and mouse configuration most PC gamers are familiar with. Without any modifications the

01 Oct 2013

Valve Keeps Teasing Half-Life 3

Nothing new to see here, except for the fact that Valve is blatantly teasing you with the recent trademarking of Half-Life 3. Valve filed the Half-Life 3 trademark September 29th in the European Union. Typically when a game publisher starts trademarking their product names it means they’re gearing up for

27 Sep 2013

Valve Announces Steam Controller

Valve’s incremental unveiling of their Steam console/PC leaps forward today with the first photos of their “Steam Controller”. The new unorthodox gamepad strikingly features no analog sticks in place of dual touchpads. Valve believes the new steam controller is superior to traditional gamepads although it lacks thumbsticks; they’ve designed the

24 Sep 2013

SteamOS Is Kinda Like A “4th Console”

PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, blah blah. Sure Valve probably doesn’t have any particular beef with next generation consoles but their home has primarily been on the PC platform. In their trials of shaping the future for PC gaming Valve has announced SteamOS, an operating system based on Linux designed

09 Oct 2012

Valve Wants You To Play Unreleased Games And Hardware

Valve wants you to test their unreleased games, on prototype hardware. Although details of what you’ll be actually playing are slim, Valve states that their play testing sessions last about an hour. “We’re looking for folks to come to Valve and playtest both released and unreleased versions of our games