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 […]

Steam Halloween Sale 2014 starts October 30th, ends November 3rd

Steam Halloween Sale 2014 starts October 30th, ends November 3rd

According to a post by a Valve employee, this year’s next Steam sale event will be Halloween/horror-themed, and will run from October 30th to November 3rd. Unexpectedly dubbed the “Steam Halloween Sale 2014,” gamers around the world are sure to be terrified not only by the multitude of discounted horror game offers, but the sinking feeling of emptying their wallets as well. As for the game selection for the sale, […]

Portal 2 improves brain cognition better than Lumosity, study says

Portal 2 improves brain cognition better than Lumosity, study says

As a preface to the following, Lumosity is a brain-training game that is marketed as a “brain workout” You can view a video detailing Lumosity below (courtesy of SourceFedNerd): On the other hand, Portal 2 is a popular first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve, and the sequel to the original Portal. Portal 2 Better At Improving Cognitive Skills Interestingly enough, a study conducted by Val Shute, a researcher of the […]

Dota 2 Rekindling Soul update released by Valve

Dota 2 Rekindling Soul update released by Valve

After a recent teaser post on the official Dota 2 blog, PC gamers around the world were salivating at the prospect of Valve’s imminent release of Dota 2‘s Rekindling Soul update – 6.82. Gamers, drool no more, for Valve has pulled through and delivered Dota 2‘s Rekindling Soul update (6.82), which includes a wide host of changes, including a rework for Phantom Lancer and Bloodseeker, a map update, a new Arcana set […]

Steam is your personalized digital game store with new Discovery update

Steam is your personalized digital game store with new Discovery update

Today, Valve released the Steam Discovery Update, which brings a slew of new changes in terms of aesthetics and, more importantly, functionality. According to Valve’s official press release on the details of the update, Steam Discovery brings forth new functionality and features that are designed to optimize and enhance the Steam shopping experience, especially due to the considerable amount of new games that have become available on the platform. To date, […]

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 […]