Entries in 'valve' (385)

Evolve or die: Turtle Rock's bid to move out of Valve's shadow

Evolve or die: Turtle Rock's bid to move out of Valve's shadow

There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of Turtle Rock Studios.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 19th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users' browser histories

Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users' browser histories

Valve's headman Gabe Newell has responded to accusations that Valve's anti-cheat system is combing through and reporting the browsing history of Steam users, outright denying the claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2014 at 8:05AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 9-15

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 9-15

It's DayZ and Rust's world, we're just living in it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 18th 2014 at 7:11AM in News
Steam introducers moderation into user tagging system

Steam introducers moderation into user tagging system

Valve has taken measures to try and quell the carnage caused by the Steam Tagging system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:04AM in News

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Steam adds user tagging, chaos ensues

Steam adds user tagging, chaos ensues

Valve today added the ability for users to add tags to games listed in its Steam library.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
The Steam age: Why Valve's new computers matter

The Steam age: Why Valve's new computers matter

PC GAMING WEEK: Valve has been transforming the PC gaming marketplace.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 12th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Microsoft's PC gaming ambassador no longer with company

Microsoft's PC gaming ambassador no longer with company

Microsoft's PC games guy Jason Holtman has apparently moved on, a move that comes after less than six months on the job with the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: February 2-8

Steam top ten sellers chart: February 2-8

Another week, another one-two finish for DayZ and Rust on Steam's top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 9th 2014 at 11:59PM in News

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Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

A German court has ruled in Valve’s favour in a case hoping to force it to permit the sale of pre-owned Steam codes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
PC games market continues to show growth in 2013

PC games market continues to show growth in 2013

Global PC gamer spending increased year-over-year in 2013, in spite of a comparative lack of major new releases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2014 at 4:18AM in News
Valve introduces Steam Music

Valve introduces Steam Music

Steam is to introduce a brand new bit of functionality – Steam Music.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 26 - February 1

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 26 - February 1

Not much change on Steam's top selling products chart this week, with DayZ and Rust yet again out ahead of the pack.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 7:52AM in News

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Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Origin-style money-back offers may be some way off, but Steam has introduced one consumer-pleasing feature over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 19-25

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 19-25

The triad of Early Access hits continue their reign atop the charts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2014 at 12:12AM in News
A dozen new currencies planned for Steam in 2014

A dozen new currencies planned for Steam in 2014

Valve aims to bring currency options for 12 additional territories over the next year, including countries in Europe, North America, and Asia.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2014 at 11:54PM in News
Steam VR service launches in beta

Steam VR service launches in beta

Valve has announced the beta launch of its Steam service for VR platforms, including the Oculus Rift.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:47AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Early Access titles DayZ and Rust have settled in at the top of Steam's top ten sellers chart, and it doesn't look like they're going anywhere soon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 12th 2014 at 11:05PM in News
Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Currys/PC World owner says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News
Alienware's Steam Machine amongst 13 confirmed devices

Alienware's Steam Machine amongst 13 confirmed devices

13 of the upcoming Steam Machines have at last been detailed, including one from gaming PC specialist Alienware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Starbound sells 1m copies through Steam Early Access

Starbound sells 1m copies through Steam Early Access

Steam's Early Access program has paid off for yet another studio, as UK-based indie developer Chucklefish has announced its upcoming title Starbound has exceeded 1m copies sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 7:18AM in News
Far Cry 2 creative director leaves Valve

Far Cry 2 creative director leaves Valve

Industry veteran Clint Hocking is no longer working at Valve, according to the man's LinkedIn page.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:34AM in News
12 Steam Machine manufacturers named

12 Steam Machine manufacturers named

Another ten firms are supporting Valve's upcoming Steam Machine console, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Valve tightens up Steam family sharing

Valve tightens up Steam family sharing

Valve has updated its family sharing options for Steam games, implementing a new two-step validation process.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:19AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

DayZ is on top of Steam’s top ten sellers list again this week – beating out another slew of discounted titles during the distributor’s end of 2013 sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2014 at 11:43PM in News