Entries in 'valve' (217)

Steam Controller adds new feature to improve RPG, strategy play

Steam Controller adds new feature to improve RPG, strategy play

A new Steam client update is now available in beta, bringing a new Steam Controller feature that aims to improve usability with strategy and RPG titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 29th 2015 at 4:21AM in News
Valve boss Gabe Newell invests in temperature controlled cooking tool maker

Valve boss Gabe Newell invests in temperature controlled cooking tool maker

Having single-handedly created the digital games PC market, Gabe Newell is giving a Seattle startup a helping hand in a completely different sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: November 15-21

Steam top ten sellers: November 15-21

Fallout 4 continues its reign atop Steam's best-selling products chart, while Football Manager 2016 has settled into the runner-up position for consecutive weeks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 5:03PM in News
Fallout 4 PC edition sells 2m on Steam - report

Fallout 4 PC edition sells 2m on Steam - report

Fallout 4 has reportedly exceeded 2m sales on Steam alone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 22nd 2015 at 11:10AM in News

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Steam's autumn and winter sales dates leaked

Steam's autumn and winter sales dates leaked

It looks as if the first of two big Steam sales will kick off next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2015 at 1:07PM in News
Disgaea PC release set for Feburary 2016

Disgaea PC release set for Feburary 2016

Nipon Ichi's popular tactical RPG series Disgaea is set to debut on PC early next year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2015 at 5:16AM in News
Games performing far worse on SteamOS than Windows

Games performing far worse on SteamOS than Windows

Steam machines are finally upon us, but a new report paints a grim picture of their actual gaming performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2015 at 10:35AM in News
Steam top ten: November 8-14

Steam top ten: November 8-14

Fallout 4 continues to top Steam's weekly best sellers chart, taking the number one spot again during its launch week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 16th 2015 at 7:25AM in News

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Steam users migrating to Windows 10

Steam users migrating to Windows 10

It's taken Windows 10 just three months to overtake Windows 8 in popularity among Steam's active users, according to Valve's latest hardware survey.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 9th 2015 at 7:25PM in News
Steam top ten: November 1-7

Steam top ten: November 1-7

Pre-orders for Fallout 4 were able to hold off the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops III on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 9th 2015 at 7:22PM in News
Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint levelled against Steam regarding its pricing for Grand Theft Auto V in this summer’s Steam Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 10:07AM in News
Steam sees series of concurrent user records, topping out at 13.5m

Steam sees series of concurrent user records, topping out at 13.5m

Steam has seen multiple record-breaking spikes in concurrent user numbers over the past few weeks, peaking out at nearly 13.5m this weekend.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:36PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: October 25-31

Steam top ten sellers: October 25-31

Grand Theft Auto V has retaken the top spot on Steam’s weekly best-sellers chart, thanks to a feature discount in the distributor’s Halloween Sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 5:30PM in News
Warner Bros now offering Batman: Arkham Knight PC refunds as issues persist

Warner Bros now offering Batman: Arkham Knight PC refunds as issues persist

Warner Bros has announced it will be offering full refunds for the Steam release of Batman: Arkham Knight through the rest of the year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 1st 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Dota 2 gets Fallout 4 crossover content

Dota 2 gets Fallout 4 crossover content

Bethesda and Valve have collaborated on a new Dota 2 announcer pack that will bring Fallout's robot companion Mister Handy to the MOBA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Steam's video library expands to include software tutorial videos

Steam's video library expands to include software tutorial videos

Valve has introduced a series of software tutorial videos to Steam's library.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2015 at 6:40PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: October 18-24

Steam top ten sellers: October 18-24

Valve has released Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart, with pre-orders for Fallout 4 outpacing the rest for the second straight week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2015 at 5:02PM in News
Batman: Arkham Knight PC re-release arrives this week

Batman: Arkham Knight PC re-release arrives this week

The PC edition of Batman: Arkham Knight will be relisted for sale on Steam later this week, Warner Bros has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 25th 2015 at 5:16AM in News
Die in Greenlight title One Life and you can never play again

Die in Greenlight title One Life and you can never play again

Permadeath has become pretty common in modern games – but new PC title One Life interprets the concept far more literally.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Square Enix throws weight behind fan-made 'Revision' mod for original Deus Ex

Square Enix throws weight behind fan-made 'Revision' mod for original Deus Ex

The Steam edition of the original Deus Ex has received a facelift thanks to the fan-developed Revision mod, and Square Enix is surprisingly in full support of the release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2015 at 11:38PM in News
Steam top ten: October 11-17

Steam top ten: October 11-17

Pre-orders for Fallout 4 have vaulted the upcoming game to number one on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2015 at 11:34PM in News
Steam Controller and Steam Link aren't working with Macs

Steam Controller and Steam Link aren't working with Macs

Mac owners who have invested early in Valve’s recently released Steam Controller and upcoming Steam Link have been told that neither device will currently work with their machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2015 at 1:17PM in News
Valve pulling Linux games from Steam that fail to meet SteamOS standards - report

Valve pulling Linux games from Steam that fail to meet SteamOS standards - report

Valve has removed its SteamOS icon from a batch of Linux-compatible games on Steam, which has reportedly resulted in Linux players no longer having the option to download said titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 17th 2015 at 6:48AM in News
Adverts on Steam? No thanks, says Valve

Adverts on Steam? No thanks, says Valve

Valve’s PC platform Steam looks to remain out-of-bounds for advertising partners for the foreseeable future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2015 at 12:29PM in News
Valve survey says bulk of PC users won't upgrade for VR

Valve survey says bulk of PC users won't upgrade for VR

Developers working on VR projects would do well to keep PC players’ current set-ups in mind as most potential adopters plan to hold on to their current rig.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 14th 2015 at 3:51PM in News