Entries in 'valve' (152)

Breaking the Steam monopoly

Breaking the Steam monopoly

For many, the first word that comes to mind when discussing digital games is Steam.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 8th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
Creative Assembly confirms Total War: Rome II SteamOS release

Creative Assembly confirms Total War: Rome II SteamOS release

A SteamOS version of Total War: Rome II will launch early next year, developer The Creative Assembly has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2013 at 7:47AM in News
No killer app for SteamOS, says Valve

No killer app for SteamOS, says Valve

Studio says it will not be making SteamOS exclusive games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 5th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Steam Machine prototype unveiled

Valve has revealed the prototype design of its upcoming Steam Machine hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 7:25PM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: October 27 - November 2

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 27 - November 2

Football Manager 2014 has come out on top of the past week's top ten sellers on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
Steam now has over 65 million registered users

Steam now has over 65 million registered users

PC digital game network Steam has released another set of impressive numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 4:15PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 20-26

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 20-26

Warner Bros. latest Dark Knight effort Batman: Arkham Origins finished ahead of indie gem The Stanley Parable to grab the top spot on this week's Steam top ten sellers list.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 12:20AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 13-19

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 13-19

First-person exploration game The Stanley Parable has taken Steam's weekly charts by storm, grabbing the number one spot in just two and a half days of availability.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 20th 2013 at 9:40AM in News

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AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

AR glasses from ex-Valve staff appear on Kickstarter

The former head of Valve’s hardware division Jeri Ellsworth and ex-graphics technology dev Rick Johnson have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for augment reality glasses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
PC players offered cut-price Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut upgrade

PC players offered cut-price Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut upgrade

Those who already own Deus Ex: Human Revolution on PC via Steam are being offered the chance to upgrade to the new Director’s Cut Edition at a discount.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 3:06PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: October 6-12

Steam top ten sellers chart: October 6-12

Civilization V is out in front of yet another Steam weekly software sales chart filled with aging hits on special.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2013 at 1:25AM in News
Sega gives Steam Machines thumbs up

Sega gives Steam Machines thumbs up

Last week digital games giant Steam announced plans to launch into the living room.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 7th 2013 at 11:28AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers chart: September 29 - October 5

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 29 - October 5

Steam’s latest weekly top ten selling products list has been littered with (mostly 2K published) games boosted by discount promotions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2013 at 3:30AM in News
Valve details debut Steam Machine prototype

Valve details debut Steam Machine prototype

Valve has posted hardware specifications for its SteamOS-powered Steam Machine prototype.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2013 at 2:53AM in News
Valve 'leak' lists Half-Life 3 development team

Valve 'leak' lists Half-Life 3 development team

An undoubtedly completely innocent tech mishap has seemingly named a number of Valve developers currently working on Half-Life 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 10:21AM in News

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Piston Console launches next month

Piston Console launches next month

Hardware maker Xi3’s Piston Console will launch next month on Black Friday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Valve wraps up week of reveals with Steam Controller unveiling

Valve wraps up week of reveals with Steam Controller unveiling

Valve's hardware announcements last week concluded with the unveiling of a new controller optimized for Steam and Steam Machines devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:08AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 22-28

State of Decay made its mark in a big way on the Steam charts last week, taking over the top spot from Total War: Rome II.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2013 at 11:38PM in News
Xbox's Harrison: I don't think Steam Machines are a threat

Xbox's Harrison: I don't think Steam Machines are a threat

Xbox VP Phil Harrison has downplayed the potential rivalry between Xbox and Steam.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:59PM in News
Valve confirms Steam Machines

Valve confirms Steam Machines

Valve has detailed its plans to launch a Steam-based living room console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 25th 2013 at 9:58PM in News
Valve announces SteamOS for "living room machines"

Valve announces SteamOS for "living room machines"

Valve's invasion of the living room continues with the imminent release of a new operating system designed for big screens.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 6:32PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: September 15-21

Rome II and Payday 2 duplicated their previous performance on this week’s Steam sales charts, while more than one horror title appears to be on its way out of the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:30AM in News
Steam to reveal PS4/Xbox One rival on Monday

Steam to reveal PS4/Xbox One rival on Monday

PC download service Steam will make three announcements in its bid to wrestle control of the living room from PS4 and Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Steam growth continues despite PC decline

Steam growth continues despite PC decline

The decline in PCs is not having any detrimental effect on Steam, which according to owner Valve continues to post impressive growth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 12:30PM in News