Entries in 'valve' (333)

Valve gives developers the power to ban Steam users

Valve gives developers the power to ban Steam users

Valve has widened the ability for players to be banned on Steam by granting developers the right to direct player bans directly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
Modders rally in support of premium Steam mods

Modders rally in support of premium Steam mods

The founder of one of the world’s largest mod communities has argued that paid mods may be a vital revenue source for games in an increasingly hostile digital marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
Hatred set to launch on Steam in June

Hatred set to launch on Steam in June

Controversial shooter Hatred will launch on Steam this June, developer Destructive Creations has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 5:58AM in News
Valve's Anna Sweet heads to Oculus VR

Valve's Anna Sweet heads to Oculus VR

Oculus VR has announced the hiring of former Valve member Anna Sweet.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:43PM in News

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DayZ, Garry's Mod and Dear Esther creators weigh in on Steam Workshop paid modding debate

DayZ, Garry's Mod and Dear Esther creators weigh in on Steam Workshop paid modding debate

The developers behind successful PC hits DayZ, Garry’s Mod and Dear Esther, all of which saw their origins as mods for other games, have weighed in on Valve’s recent introduction ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:36PM in News
Valve calls time on paid Steam Workshop mods

Valve calls time on paid Steam Workshop mods

Despite only having been in place for a few tumultuous days, paid Steam Workshop mods are no more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 19-25

Steam top ten sellers: April 19-25

Grand Theft Auto V held tight to the top spot on Steam's weekly best selling products chart, but Killing Floor 2 arguably had a better showing with two of its ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:44PM in News
Creator of pulled premium mod quits Steam for good

Creator of pulled premium mod quits Steam for good

Skyrim mod creator Chesko has said he’s done with Steam Workshop mod support after clashing with Valve over his controversial Art of the Catch mod.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 3:38PM in News

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Newell takes to Reddit to defends premium Steam mods

Newell takes to Reddit to defends premium Steam mods

Such has been the backlash to Steam’s introduction of paid-for mods that Valve founder Gabe Newell has taken to Reddit to address one of the move’s most critical communities.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 12:08PM in News
Invisible Inc for PS4 in the works, full Steam release lands next month

Invisible Inc for PS4 in the works, full Steam release lands next month

Klei Entertainment has pinned an official release date on its Steam Early Access stealth title Invisible Inc., revealing the game is in development for PlayStation 4 as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2015 at 7:26PM in News
Premium Workshop mod pulled from Steam

Premium Workshop mod pulled from Steam

Day one for Steam’s new paid mods from the Steam Workshop is not going well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 2:18PM in News
Steam Workshop introduces paid mod support

Steam Workshop introduces paid mod support

Valve has opened the door for mod creators to put their work on Steam for sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:14AM in News

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VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

VIDEO: Trine 3 hits Steam this week as Early Access release

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will arrive later today on Steam Early Access for Windows PC, developer Frozenbyte has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:34AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Steam top nine sellers: April 12-18

Grand Theft Auto V continues its dominance of Steam's top ten sellers chart, though Valve's rankings system appears to be acting up again.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 21st 2015 at 5:09AM in News
Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve has introduced a policy limiting Steam user accounts which have spent less than $5 on the digital distributor’s storefront.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 6:54AM in News
GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

A day after its PC release, Grand Theft Auto V is vaulting up Steam's top games by current player count chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:41PM in News

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Valve gives the nod for Gabe Newell boss fight in indie title Crawl

Valve gives the nod for Gabe Newell boss fight in indie title Crawl

Developer Powerhoof has been given the nod to introduce Valve co-founder Gabe Newell into its new dungeon crawler Crawl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Pre-orders kept Grand Theft Auto V on top of Steam's best selling products chart ahead of its PC release this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 4:10AM in News
Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Valve hopes to bring PC gaming to the masses in the form of its console-like Steam Machines.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: March 29 - April 4

Steam top ten sellers: March 29 - April 4

Grand Theft Auto V is on top of this week’s Steam best sellers, with pre-orders picking up ahead of its PC release next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2015 at 8:50PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: March 22-28

Steam top ten sellers: March 22-28

Pre-orders for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V have helped the title pull ahead of Cities: Skylines on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2015 at 8:29PM in News
Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

It has emerged that five Steam Greenlight games were cloned over the weekend, with unsuspecting buyers being directed to a site hosting a Trojan virus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
Accessories Update: Steam Link and Nyko Intercooler

Accessories Update: Steam Link and Nyko Intercooler

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we hook up with Valve’s Steam Link streaming box and chill out with Nyko’s Intercooler

on Mar 23rd 2015 at 4:22PM in News
Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Cities: Skylines has once again topped Steam's weekly best selling chart, beating out Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Grand Theft Auto V pre-orders.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 4:54AM in News
OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

OPINION: The pitfalls to avoid in eSports documentaries

With the rising cultural phenomenon eSports has become, it's no wonder there is a rush to explain its many (many) facets to the confused uninitiated.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:30PM in News