Gabe Newell steps in on Hatred’s behalf, brings it back to Steam

Gabe Newell steps in on Hatred’s behalf, brings it back to Steam

Many gamers are already aware of the fact that Hatred, Destructive Creations’ controversial mass murder simulator, was pulled from Steam Greenlight, Valve’s self-publishing service, on the very same day it went live for public voting. However, barely a day later, Hatred has been brought back to Steam Greenlight, reinstated by none other than Valve’s managing director Gabe Newell. According to an email sent from Newell to Destructive Creations, he explains that […]

Hatred devs respond to Valve’s decision to remove it from Greenlight

Hatred devs respond to Valve’s decision to remove it from Greenlight

Destructive Creations, the game development studio behind the controversial “mass murder simulator,” Hatred, has responded to Valve’s recent decision to remove the game from Steam Greenlight, on the same day it went live on the company’s self-publishing service. As a preface, Valve’s Doug Lombardi stated the following regarding the removal of Hatred from Steam Greenlight: “Based on what we’ve seen on Greenlight we would not publish Hatred on Steam. As such we’ll […]

RTS Half Life 2 Mod Available

RTS Half Life 2 Mod Available

Many gamers have been waiting  for over 10 years for a Half Life 3 game. We want to be taken back to City 17, and although it is a bleak and oppressive place, it is also a beautiful place, where for the player, lots of fun was to be had. Gamers want to jump back with a crowbar in hand and fight on with the rebellion, taking on the Combine […]

Steam Holiday Auction Disastrous

Steam Holiday Auction Disastrous

Valve has been known to do seasonal promotions and events to correspond with major celebrations like the holiday season or Halloween, but this year’s Christmas Auction event is proving to be rather problematic for the Steam community market’s economy. The premise behind the Holiday Auction was simple, Steam users complained about useless junk such as unwanted emoticons and backgrounds from badge crafting in their inventory, so Valve allowed players to […]

Steam Winter Sale rumored to begin December 18th via PayPal e-mail

Steam Winter Sale rumored to begin December 18th via PayPal e-mail

An official e-mail sent by the Japanese branch of popular digital wallet service PayPal has supposedly revealed the dates for the upcoming Steam Winter Sale. According to the aforementioned PayPal Japan e-mail, the Steam Winter Sale is set to start on December 18th, however there is no mention of how long it will last. Judging by previous Steam sales, it will most likely last about a week. Read more details regarding […]

What’s so bad about playing Medic in Team Fortress 2?

What’s so bad about playing Medic in Team Fortress 2?

With Team Fortress 2’s End of the Line Update drawing ever closer, I thought I’d do a little bit of reminiscing to maybe inspire people to play my favourite class in the game. I’m not a veteran Team Fortress 2 player by any means. I’ve never claimed to be because, well, I’m not. I started playing TF2 a couple of years ago after it went Free To Play. I’d heard […]

Half-Life 2 Nvidia Green Box bundle: Green is the new orange

Half-Life 2 Nvidia Green Box bundle: Green is the new orange

Nvidia has offered up quite a lot for their customers as of late. Alongside recent announcements regarding their new cloud streaming service, Grid, and Android Lollipop support for their Shield Tablet, the prominent PC and game manufacturing giant is launching the Half-Life 2 “Green Box.” Nvidia’s Green Box is a bundle of Valve games, which includes Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode 1 (a new addition to the bundle), and Portal. In short, it’s a cut […]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team assaulted after tournament victory

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team assaulted after tournament victory

Disclaimer: For the sake of clarification, Reason Gaming, an all-female CS:GO team, was allegedly assaulted by Imaginary Gaming, another all-female team. This article has nothing to do with, or is in anyway related to, misogyny in gaming, GamerGate, et cetera. It is merely a report detailing a relevant, interesting event in the video games industry. At this year’s Electronic Sports World Cup, Reason Gaming’s all-female Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team won the tournament’s […]

Paranautical Activity taken off Steam after dev threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity taken off Steam after dev threatens to kill Gabe Newell

Paranautical Activity is a successfully Kickstarted/Steam Early Access game described by its creators as a title that “combines the classic FPS action of games like Doom and Quake, with the randomness and difficulty of modern roguelikes like Binding of Isaac and Spelunky.” The game was just released from Early Access/Beta today. However, some fairly concerting developments have arisen recently in regards to Paranautical Activity, particularly in terms of the social conduct of one of […]

Half Life 3 Crowdfunding Campaign is Raising an Army of Gabe

Half Life 3 Crowdfunding Campaign is Raising an Army of Gabe

So Valve still refuses to release the fabled Half Life 3? “When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.” -Ronald Reagan I’ll be honest; in my time here at gamerheadlines I’ve written about some pretty ridiculous topics, from a Playstation College course to Phil Spencer being drenched in ice water. All of that pales in comparison to the true WTF reaction I got when I […]