Entries in 'valve' (221)

Steam Workshop has made creators $57m

Steam Workshop has made creators $57m

Users of Valve’s modding storefront Steam Workshop have made a total of $57m between them since it went live in 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 4:15PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 18-24

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 18-24

Grand Theft Auto V has taken the top spot on the latest Steam weekly top sellers chart, following the game's first full week of pre-order availability.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 26th 2015 at 9:07PM in News
Valve's former in-house economist could be the next Greek finance minister

Valve's former in-house economist could be the next Greek finance minister

Yanis Varoufakis used to track the sales of Valve’s in-game microtransactions. Now he might be heading to the Greek parliament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
DayZ Early Access hits 3m copies sold

DayZ Early Access hits 3m copies sold

The Early Access standalone edition of DayZ has reached a new milestone, surpassing the 3m sales mark as the past week drew to a close.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2015 at 7:57PM in News

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Steam stats page adds average download speeds across the world

Steam stats page adds average download speeds across the world

Valve has added a new feature to Steam's global traffic map, offering a glimpse into average download rates for each country grouped by service providers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 6:32PM in News
Steam Broadcasting video streaming is now live

Steam Broadcasting video streaming is now live

Steam users are now able to watch their friends play games thanks to the latest Steam Client update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 12:13PM in News
Counter-Strike hit by another match fixing scandal

Counter-Strike hit by another match fixing scandal

Valve’s Counter-Strike has been rocked again with yet more evidence of tournament match fixing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Hatred issued Adults Only rating

Hatred issued Adults Only rating

Destructive Creation's controversial upcoming title Hatred has been issued an AO for Adults Only rating by the Entertainment Software Rating Board.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 20th 2015 at 4:58AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: January 11-17

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 11-17

H1Z1 has finished on top of Steam's weekly best sellers chart, outpacing pre-orders for Grand Theft Auto V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 20th 2015 at 3:46AM in News
'Very large presence' for Steam Machines at GDC

'Very large presence' for Steam Machines at GDC

Little has been heard about the Steam Machines, Valve's proposed series of console-style PCs designed for the living room, for quite some time but the firm promises more will be ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:57PM in News
Valve's Steam controller design has been finalised

Valve's Steam controller design has been finalised

Valve has finished the design of its Steam controller and is putting it into production, according to Origin PC CEO Kevin Wasielewski.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 8th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Annual Dota 2 tournament The International set for August

Annual Dota 2 tournament The International set for August

Valve has confirmed its annual Dota 2 eSports competition The International will return in 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 8th 2015 at 4:07AM in News

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New Steam beta update adds framerate counter

New Steam beta update adds framerate counter

Valve has added an FPS counter to Steam's overlay, allowing users to check the framerate of their games without having to use third-party software such as FRAPS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2015 at 4:58AM in News
Steam surpasses 8.5m concurrent users

Steam surpasses 8.5m concurrent users

Concurrent users on Steam topped 8.5m earlier today, setting yet another record for the digital distributor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 2:19AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 28 - January 3

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 28 - January 3

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is on top of Steam's best sellers chart for the second week running, finishing ahead of Arma 3 during the concluding week of the store's end of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 1:58AM in News
Steam posts new concurrent user record to close out 2014

Steam posts new concurrent user record to close out 2014

Steam users came out in droves during the holiday break, with Valve's digital distribution service scoring a new record in total concurrent users over the past weekend.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:06AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: December 21-27

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 21-27

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has emerged the victor in Steam's best sellers chart for the last full week of 2014, beating out Far Cry 4 for the top spot during the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 7:50AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 14-20

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 14-20

Discounted titles abound in Steam's latest weekly top ten results, with Dark Souls II emerging as the victor ahead of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 21st 2014 at 11:33PM in News
Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Hatred returns to Steam, allegedly with the help of Gabe Newell

Just a day after being yanked from the service, Hatred is back on Steam Greenlight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Valve removes Hatred from Greenlight

Valve removes Hatred from Greenlight

Valve has pulled Destructive Creation's controversial title Hatred from Steam's Greenlight pages, expressing concern that it doesn't fit the company's publishing standards.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 3:51AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 7-13

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is back on top of Steam's weekly top ten sellers list, beating out Valve's own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for first on the chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit worry

The Steam Holiday Auction has been suspended just hours after it began.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve has detailed the Steam Holiday Auction, a limited time event allowing users to trade community items like Trading Cards for full games including Civilization: Beyond Earth, This War of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:04AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: November 30 - December 6

Steam top ten sellers chart: November 30 - December 6

Telltale's Game of Thrones has claimed the top spot on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2014 at 7:59AM in News
Valve takes on Twitch with Steam Broadcasting beta

Valve takes on Twitch with Steam Broadcasting beta

Valve has launched Steam Broadcasting in beta, allowing Steam users to livestream without having to utilize third-party services such as Twitch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 7:00AM in News