Entries in 'valve' (237)

38% of all Steam games were released this year

38% of all Steam games were released this year

That’s right – on the biggest digital PC games store front in the world, over a third of its total catalogue was only released on the service in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Valve has redesigned the Steam Store front page

Valve has redesigned the Steam Store front page

Shopping on Steam has been given a facelift thanks to what Steam is calling ‘The Discovery Update 2.0’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
Iceiceice

iceiceice: "Streaming is destroying careers"

Daryl Koh "iceiceice" Pei Xiang, captain of the Faceless Dota 2 team, has said that streaming is destroying players’ careers in China.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 6th 2016 at 7:53PM in News
Wings

Dates for Dota 2's The International 7 confirmed

The dates for the Spring Dota 2 Major and The International 7 have been announced, months before either competition is due to take place.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 4th 2016 at 1:20PM in News

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Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Developers will soon be prevented from using anything other than in-game shots in a title’s Steam Store carousel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Splinter Cell Blacklist

Steam runs out of Splinter Cell: Blacklist keys during sale

Online distribution service Steam ran out of keys for Splinter Cell: Blacklist during a sale over the weekend.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 11:43AM in News
CS:GO

Valve responds to the Washington State Gambling Commission, refuses to stop skin trading

Earlier this month the Washington State Gambling Commission contacted Valve and asked them to put a stop to all gambling done through Steam’s services. Valve just replied, and said no.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
Steam Controller

The Steam controller has almost hit the one million units sold mark

According to Valve the Steam controller is on course to hit the one million units sold milestone early next year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 3:29PM in News

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Vive

A new controller for the HTC Vive was shown off at Steam Dev Days

At the Steam Dev Days event Valve demoed a new prototype controller for the HTC Vive.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Steam Link

Future Samsung TV's will have the Steam Link built in

Valve’s Steam Link device will be built into future Samsung TV’s, removing the need to buy an extra piece of hardware to stream games to your living room.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Steam

There are now over 10,000 games on Steam

Valve has announced that there is now over 10,000 games on its Steam distribution platform.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 12th 2016 at 1:01PM in News
CS:GO

Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to stop skin gambling

The Washington State Gambling Commission has told Valve that it must put an end to skin gambling otherwise it may face legal action.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:48AM in News

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Digital Homicide

Digital Homicide drops case against Steam users

Digital Homicide has dropped its controversial court case against Steam users after running out of funds.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 4th 2016 at 11:23AM in News
Dota 2

The next Dota 2 major will be held in Boston

Dota 2’s next $3 million major tournament will take place in Boston, Massachusetts in early December.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 4th 2016 at 10:11AM in News
Steam reverses some of its recent review changes

Steam reverses some of its recent review changes

After that anger that greeted its recent changes, Valve has further tweaked Steam’s user review system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2016 at 11:46AM in News
Developer kicked off Steam after pressuring Valve to reveal gamers' personal info

Developer kicked off Steam after pressuring Valve to reveal gamers' personal info

Digital Homicide might have committed digital suicide after going to war with Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2016 at 10:48AM in News

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Some games see huge userscore swings after Steam changes

Some games see huge userscore swings after Steam changes

One game saw its user review score change from a very decent 88 to a far less inspiring 14 following Valve’s changes to the user review system on Steam yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2016 at 2:22PM in News
Steam reviews tightened to omit ratings from redeemed games

Steam reviews tightened to omit ratings from redeemed games

Customers who have obtained a game by redeeming a key as opposed to buying directly through Steam will no longer be able to attribute a score to their reviews.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
BT is suing Valve

BT is suing Valve

A patent dispute has ended up with BT taking Steam owner Valve to court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2016 at 10:47AM in News
Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Steam insists No Man's Sky is not getting special refund treatment

Valve has dismissed suggestions that it has relaxed the refund restrictions for the Steam version of No Man’s Sky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2016 at 10:35AM in News
CS:GO

Coaches in CS:GO are no longer allowed to talk to their team while the match is being played

Valve has announced new rules for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competitions that stop coaches communicating with the team while they are playing.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

The increasingly strict controls surrounding Steam gifts have been further tightened.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Valve offers its SteamVR tracking tech to other devs

Third-party developers will soon be able to make use of SteamVR’s tracking abilities in their own virtual reality hardware, opening the doors for custom controllers for VR titles.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 5th 2016 at 11:02AM in News
CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

CSGO Lounge trying to acquire gambling licence

One of the biggest Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gambling sites, CSGO Lounge, is attempting to get a licence in order to become a legitimate business.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

Valve adds VR spectator support to DOTA 2 ahead of International tournament

eSports fans will be able to watch the upcoming DOTA 2 International in virtual reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 29th 2016 at 10:22AM in News