Saints Row Director Steve Jaros Leaves to Work for Valve

Saints Row Director Steve Jaros Leaves to Work for Valve

Saint’s Row’s Director Steve Jaros has left to join forces with the Dark Lord Gabe Newell. Steve Jaros, the (now former) Creative Director at Volition and Director of the Saint’s Row series, had been offered a job at Valve. As the title would suggest, he struck at the opportunity. The exact details of his new position are unclear at best, though we know from his heartfelt twitter posts and media […]

Twitch malware targets Steam accounts, steals from wallet, inventory

Twitch malware targets Steam accounts, steals from wallet, inventory

According to F-secure, a Finnish security software firm, a new form of malware is being spread through the chat feature of immensely popular video game streaming website, Twitch. The malicious piece of software accesses the affected user’s Steam account, and attempts to spend money without proper authorization, among many other undesirable effects. Read more details after the break. New Twitch Malware Targets Steam User Accounts As previously mentioned, the malware […]

New Steam mobile app concept art looks pretty slick

New Steam mobile app concept art looks pretty slick

Concept artist, Artfury (also known as pixelhustle), has recently posted concept art on imgur and Reddit for a new Android Steam mobile app designed to provide a “better Steam app experience,” and, honestly, it looks pretty amazing. Take a look at the concept art in the image below: Steam Mobile App Concept Art By Artfury/pixelhustle Click here for an even closer full-size look. The concept art for the app was […]

Team Fortress 2 poster mistaken for Propoganda by Russia

Team Fortress 2 poster mistaken for Propoganda by Russia

Russia’s Channel One has used a fan poster from Team Fortress 2 in the historical program “World War 1″ to show the type of propaganda the US military used during the war. According to the program, the posters were created by the US Committee on Public Information to depict the Germans as monsters. “The American public had to firmly acknowledge that the Germans were evil” the narrator of the program […]

The Stomping Land no longer available on Steam

The Stomping Land no longer available on Steam

The Stomping Land, the dinosaur survival crafting game is no longer available to purchase on Steam. The game is still on Steam, but is unable to be bought. There is no description of why, however, the game is no longer for sale. There’s two sides to this story. On the one hand, it could be seen as a good thing, as the developer might have pulled the game in order […]

Valve Sued By Australian Consumer Commission Over Steam Refund Policy

Valve Sued By Australian Consumer Commission Over Steam Refund Policy

The ACCC, also known as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, is suing Valve over Steam’s refund policy. The ACCC claims that Valve made “false or misleading representations regarding the application of the consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law.” Valve Sued By ACCC Apparently, Steam’s refund policy breaches Australian Consumer Law. The law is defined as follows: “The Australian Consumer Law provides consumers with rights to certain remedies from retailers and manufacturers, […]

Top 10 Video Game Items That’d be Handy in Real Life

Top 10 Video Game Items That’d be Handy in Real Life

Have you ever been playing a video game and imagined what life would be like if you could get your hands on one of the character’s items? I know I have on countless occasions. The amount of possibilities of items in video games is truly limitless and already filled to the brim with countless imaginative tools that both protagonists and antagonists use to make their lives so much easier. From […]

Valve most desirable employer in the industry

Valve most desirable employer in the industry

According to the recent study by the International Game Developers Association (the IGDA), Valve has been declared the most desirable employer in the industry. The question put to the developers: “What developer/publisher would you most like to work for?” With Valve coming out at the top. Honestly, it’s no surprise, check out their handbook, it’s pretty sweet. Valve actually ranked so high, that people would rather work for Valve rather […]

Steam Receives Major Client Update: Hide Games And More

Steam Receives Major Client Update: Hide Games And More

If you’re an avid PC gamer, there is absolutely no doubt that you currently use Steam, or have done so in the past. Valve frequently releases relatively minor updates to their client that usually optimize a variety of unseen factors. These modifications may seem minor when taken at face value, but they stack, accumulating over time. However, the most recent update to Steam brings in a slew of more noticeable changes to the status […]

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, Coming this Fall

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, Coming this Fall

It looks like Left 4 Dead won’t be the only zombie title with Valve’s name on it soon. Just today, Nexon has revealed its latest project, Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies. As the name suggests, this newest installment promises to add the legions of the undead to the usual CS formula. This idea can likely be accredited to the already successful “Zombie Darkness Mode” in Counter-Strike Online, which may also offer some clues on […]