Team Fortress 2

PC, MAC / Action / Release: Oct 10, 2007 / ESRB: M

Zombie Master 2 mod shambles out

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT

You try hurrying when your knees are splintered and tear rotten flesh with every step. After almost three years of development, Source mod Zombie Master 2 launched over the weekend. The follow-up drags the asymmetrical multiplayer RTS-FPS into the Orange Box version of Valve...


Team Fortress 2 'VR Mode' adds Oculus Rift support

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2013 12:55pm PDT

Valve has been experimenting with VR, and plans on launching an official "VR Mode" for its popular free-to-play shooter, Team Fortress 2.


Steam for Linux officially launches

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2013 11:30am PST

After a lengthy beta period, Valve has finally launched Steam for Linux officially.


Team Fortress 2 items pulling in lots of cash for users

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 2:00pm PST

Valve president Gabe Newell recently talked about their experiments in community-driven marketplaces, and how the most lucrative user earned half a million bucks in a single year.


The Cave pre-orders offer Team Fortress 2 items

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2013 7:00am PST

The Cave pre-orders on Steam include a set of items to be worn around in Team Fortress 2.


Team Fortress 2 rings in holidays with 'Mecha Update'

By Steve Watts, Dec 20, 2012 9:30am PST

The Team Fortress 2 "Mecha Update" brings a new Mecha-Engineer to the Mann vs Machine mode, along with a large new MvM map, three new weapons, and the return of Naughty and Nice crates.


Steam Linux client enters open beta testing

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 20, 2012 9:00am PST

Santa Tux has visited early this year, dragging an open beta version of Steam's Linux client behind his Gentoo-powered sleigh. Now, all who've embraced the free software revolution can try and test Valve's crack at making Linux a viable gaming platform. Now, stop me if you'v...


Steam launches real money-based 'Community Market'

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2012 11:45am PST

Valve has kicked off the beta for it's Steam Community Market, which lets users exchange Steam Wallet funds for items. Currently the beta only supports Team Fortress 2 consumables.


Scribblenauts Unlimited pre-orders get Team Fortress 2 hat

By Steve Watts, Nov 14, 2012 9:00am PST

Pre-ordering Scribblenauts Unlimited on Steam gets you a "Rooster Hat" for Team Fortress 2, in the style of Scribblenauts' protagonists.


Steam for Linux launches in beta, with two dozen games

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2012 12:30pm PST

Steam, Valve's popular portal for PC games, is now available on Linux.


Team Fortress 2 Halloween update adds necromancer, magic

By Steve Watts, Oct 26, 2012 1:45pm PDT

The fourth annual "Scream Fortress" update adds a magician who haunts King of the Hill maps, brings various spells to alter your equipment or imbue it with special abilities, and replaces the co-op machines with zombies.


Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine update adds new tours

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Team Fortress 2 has issued an update for its Mann vs Machine mode, featuring new Tours of Duty, new loot, and improved matchmaking options.


Team Fortress 2 tests Valve's 'long-term survival' ideas

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Valve's Robin Walker talks about how Team Fortress 2 became a test bed for shifting marketplace trends.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown experiments with pre-order bonuses on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 07, 2012 6:00am PDT

Ever keen to experiment with digital distribution, Steam is trying something unusual on XCOM: Enemy Unknown pre-orders with publisher 2K. Rather than offering fixed bonuses, Steam will unlock increasingly fancy goodies as more people pre-order, including extra character cust...


Field Report: Team Fortress 2 'Mann vs. Machine'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 17, 2012 2:00pm PDT

We jump into a Team Fortress 2 Shacknews server to get a report on the recently released Mann vs. Machine.