Swedish Retailer Falsely Lists Half-Life 3

Swedish Retailer Falsely Lists Half-Life 3

Swedish online retailer “Webhallen” falsely puts Half-Life 3 up for pre-purchase. Half-Life 2 was released over ten years ago (in November 2004, to be precise) and it still holds its place as the best rated PC game of all time.  Here we are now:  early 2015 and we are still left with countless questions about what happened after that emotional cliffhanger at the end of Half-Life 2: Episode Two. In fact, I start […]

Steam Box To Be Center of Attention at GDC 2015

Steam Box To Be Center of Attention at GDC 2015

After the news of Valve finally deciding on a final design for the controller that has caused countless headaches over at the development center for the Steam Box, news that they will be attending the Game Developers Conference this year soon followed. More information has sprung up in regards to their attendance which is that Valve’s Steam Box will be placed ‘front and center’ at GDC 2015. In the hopes […]

Valve Might Be Done With Their Steam Box

Valve Might Be Done With Their Steam Box

FINALLY! Actually no, I wouldn’t want to mislead those of you still following the Steam trial or interested in purchasing in the machine. This update on the Steam Box comes in the form of a finalized controller. Along with having many other development issues prolonging its release, the controller has been the main headache over at Valve. As comforting as it is to see a company work so hard on […]

The International 2015 Information Announced

The International 2015 Information Announced

In a post on their DOTA 2 blog, Valve have officially announced the dates and information for The International 2015, the upcoming installment of the game’s world championships.   The post reads, “This year the Main Event in Seattle […] will run for 6 full days, from Monday August 3rd through Saturday August 8th”. Although they haven’t announced anything in terms of prize pool, one could presume that it would […]

So What Ever Happened To The Steam Box?

So What Ever Happened To The Steam Box?

CES 2014 easily dropped the jaws of many gamers who were lucky enough to attend. Much of the floor was covered with tons of new innovations in gaming. The already popular Oculus Rift was able to show off the new tech and improvements they’ve made since they first came into the limelight. Sony unveiled its new game streaming service Playstation Now. Michael Bay even had a slight breakdown while talking […]

Valve’s Chet Faliszek Hosting A Developer Session at EGX Rezzed 2015

Valve’s Chet Faliszek Hosting A Developer Session at EGX Rezzed 2015

Valve’s Chet Faliszek will be one of the prominent figures from the gaming industry to be hosting a developer session at next year’s EGX Rezzed, the UK-based gaming convention has confirmed. Rezzed, however, said that Faliszek’s content for his developer session “is under wraps for now,” but they did state that more information would be revealed in January 2015. Faliszek co-wrote well-known titles such as Portal, Half-Life 2: Episode One […]

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 […]