Entries in 'valve' (223)

Valve starts shipping Vive VR developer kits

Valve starts shipping Vive VR developer kits

Developers selected to receive a dev kit for the new Vive VR headset should be receiving them soon.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 8th 2015 at 3:26PM in News
Dota 2 championships set new prize pool record

Dota 2 championships set new prize pool record

The fifth annual Interntaional Dota 2 Championships has pulled together a record-setting prize pool ahead of the event this August.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 6th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
VIDEO: A closer look at the final Steam Controller

VIDEO: A closer look at the final Steam Controller

After a long period of development, Valve has detailed the final form that its Steam Controller will take.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 9:25AM in News
Valve opens pre-orders for Steam Machines, Steam Link a GAME exclusive in the UK

Valve opens pre-orders for Steam Machines, Steam Link a GAME exclusive in the UK

Valve's long awaited answer to the living room PC, the Steam Machines, are now open for pre-orders.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 4th 2015 at 7:22PM in News

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Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Opinion divided over new Steam 14-day refunds

Steam’s new refund policy appears to be a step in the right direction for consumers, but has it also opened the door for rough treatment of smaller developers?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Steam now offering refunds

Steam now offering refunds

Valve has announced Steam will begin offering refunds for nearly any purchase made on the digital distribution service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:58AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

Steam top ten sellers: May 24-30

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has finished on top of Steam's best-selling products list for the second week in a row.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 2:35AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

Steam top ten sellers: May 17-23

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has dethroned Grand Theft Auto V in Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 26th 2015 at 3:56AM in News

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Steam top ten sellers: May 10-16

Steam top ten sellers: May 10-16

Grand Theft Auto V and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt headline Steam's latest top ten selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2015 at 4:17AM in News
Creating a Dota festival at ESL One Frankfurt

Creating a Dota festival at ESL One Frankfurt

The first of ESL's season of Dota tournaments begins next month with ESL One Frankfurt taking over the Commerzbank-Arena.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 13th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam topped 9.5m concurrent users over the past weekend, setting yet another new record for Valve's service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 5:55AM in News
Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Steam top nine sellers: May 3-9

Grand Theft Auto V has again finished on top of Steam's weekly top selling products, while The Witcher franchise made a big splash as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 12th 2015 at 7:05AM in News

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Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Valve reveals invited teams for TI5 and opens qualifiers to public

Valve reveals invited teams for TI5 and opens qualifiers to public

Valve has revealed the ten teams to receive direct invites to the prestigious annual Dota 2 tournament, The International, with a current prize pool of $6.3m.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 7th 2015 at 10:49AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 26 - May 2

Steam top ten sellers: April 26 - May 2

We've entered a new month, and Grand Theft Auto V still won't loosen its grip of the number one spot on Steam's top ten selling products chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2015 at 10:22PM in News
Portal table shooting into Zen Pinball titles

Portal table shooting into Zen Pinball titles

Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 are to see their ranks bolstered with the addition of a table based on Valve’s Portal IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 3:23PM in News

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Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

The gifting restrictions recently enforced on Steam were unavoidable in the face of spiralling fraud, Valve has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Walmart listing supposedly confirms Portal level pack and minifig for LEGO Dimensions

Walmart listing supposedly confirms Portal level pack and minifig for LEGO Dimensions

It seems that Valve’s beloved puzzle-platformer Portal could be coming to LEGO’s toys-to-life debut.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Dota 2 International Compendium is live

Dota 2 International Compendium is live

Valve has released this year’s Digital Compendium ahead of the Dota 2 International eSports tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2015 at 3:57PM in News
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
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