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Valve launches 'Steam for Schools' program

Valve launches 'Steam for Schools' program

Valve has announced plans for ‘Steam for Schools’, a program that aims to provide a free, limited version of Steam to classrooms for educational purposes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 21st 2012 at 7:20AM in News
Valve drops Steam support for Windows XP SP1

Valve drops Steam support for Windows XP SP1

There will be no further updates or customer support for Steam users who are running Windows XP SP1, Valve has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
Valve hires in-house economist

Valve hires in-house economist

Valve has hired economics professor Yanis Varufakis, who will be helping the games company navigate the labyrinth of digital economies.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 18th 2012 at 8:28AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 10-16

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 10-16

Valve has announced Steam’s top ten selling titles and products from the past week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2012 at 6:45AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: June 3-9

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 3-9

Valve has revealed the top ten selling titles on Steam for the first week of June, with Max Payne 3 taking the top spot for the second week in a ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2012 at 3:03AM in News
E3 2012: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive dated

E3 2012: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive dated

The long-awaited follow-up to Valve's popular multiplayer shooter will be released on August 21st.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 4th 2012 at 7:05PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: May 27 - June 2

Steam top ten sellers chart: May 27 - June 2

Valve has revealed Steam’s top ten selling titles and products for the week prior, with Rockstar’s latest grabbing top honors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2012 at 11:22AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: May 20-26

Steam top ten sellers chart: May 20-26

Valve has reported the top ten selling titles for the previous week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2012 at 6:58AM in News

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Steam launches remote game downloads feature

Steam launches remote game downloads feature

Valve has brought Steam’s remote downloads feature out of beta, letting users of the digital distribution service manage their personal game catalogs through browsers and mobile apps.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 17th 2012 at 1:56AM in News
GameStop confirms Steam Wallet for stores

GameStop confirms Steam Wallet for stores

As first rumoured last week, retailer GameStop has announced that Steam Wallet vouchers are now available in all of its US stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2012 at 2:44PM in News
Blizzard and Valve settle DOTA trademark dispute

Blizzard and Valve settle DOTA trademark dispute

Blizzard has issued a statement announcing a mutual agreement with Valve regarding the DOTA trademark.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2012 at 7:30AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: May 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: May 6-12

Valve has revealed the top selling titles on Steam for the week prior.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2012 at 1:55AM in News

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Rumour: GameStop to start selling Steam vouchers

Rumour: GameStop to start selling Steam vouchers

Claims emerging from the US suggest that retailer GameStop is to start selling gift vouchers for Valve’s digital PC games portal Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2012 at 11:36AM in News
Portal 2 hits 4 million units sold, map editor DLC released

Portal 2 hits 4 million units sold, map editor DLC released

Portal 2 has sold over 4 million units since its launch, Valve has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 9th 2012 at 7:20AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 29 - May 5

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 29 - May 5

Valve has released the latest Steam top ten sellers chart for the week ending on May 5th.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2012 at 7:54PM in News
Valve attending E3, no product reveals planned

Valve attending E3, no product reveals planned

Valve has confirmed that while they’ll be attending this year’s E3, nothing new from the company will be unveiled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 3rd 2012 at 6:20AM in News

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Valve launches remote Steam download service

Valve launches remote Steam download service

Steam users can now initiate downloads and manage their games through a web browser or mobile device.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 2nd 2012 at 10:59AM in News
Newell issues damning assessment of EA's Origin

Newell issues damning assessment of EA's Origin

Valve and Steam boss Gabe Newell has slammed EA’s rival Origin download service, saying that he "doesn't think EA are doing anything super-well yet”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Newell seemingly admits to Half-Life 3 dev issues

Valve has remained silent about the Half-Life 3 project due to significant unexpected occurrences during the game’s development, the company’s managing director Gabe Newell has explained.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: April 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: April 15-21

Valve has released Steam’s top sellers chart for the week ending on April 21st.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2012 at 6:17AM in News
DOTA 2 to be a "new kind" of free-to-play

DOTA 2 to be a "new kind" of free-to-play

Valve will pursue its experiment with the free-to-play games model with a new plan to release its upcoming game DOTA 2 for free, the company’s managing director has said.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Apr 20th 2012 at 3:21PM in News
RUMOUR: Apple console in the works

RUMOUR: Apple console in the works

Parts of the internet went mental at the weekend after it was revealed that Apple boss Tim Cook had visited the offices of Steam owner Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:32AM in News
Valve IS making hardware... but it's not a console

Valve IS making hardware... but it's not a console

In a very un-Valve-like move, the Seattle-based Half-Life 2 creator has revealed all of its plans for its mysterious new hardware project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:09AM in News
Valve downs 'Steam Box' rumours

Valve downs 'Steam Box' rumours

Valve has shot down the 'Steam Box' hardware rumors that were swirling about late last week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2012 at 5:05AM in News
Gabe Newell "is the newest video game billionaire"

Gabe Newell "is the newest video game billionaire"

Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell has been labelled “the newest video game billionaire” by Forbes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2012 at 1:29PM in News