Valve News


Fake Half-Life: 3 announcement spotted at Gamescom 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 16, 2016 8:20am PDT

At this point, who knows when Half-Life 3 is coming?


"Did you try Vives roomscale? I've had zero motion sickness problems from it - and I used to get ..."

- Borrowed Ladder see all 18 comments

Valve announces free SteamVR Tracking for 3rd Party hardware makers starting today

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2016 11:02am PDT

By making SteamVR Tracking free, Valve hopes future VR hardware won't suck as much.


Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine VR Complete Gameplay

By Shack Staff, Jul 20, 2016 3:00pm PDT

Eric Shugg wields a lightsaber for the first time in VR!


"Looks interesting - but probably mostly because it's Star Wars. Are there any VR games that ..."

- humbleone see all 7 comments

Valve following through on taking legal action against CSGO gambling sites

By David Craddock, Jul 20, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Cease-and-desist letters have been issued to CSGO Lotto and other well-known businesses exploiting loopholes in Steam's marketplace.


"Outside of people buying the cases/keys, Valve wasn't making money off of the gambling. ..."

- DozIR_ see all 7 comments

Valve will take legal action against gambling sites that use Steam

By David Craddock, Jul 13, 2016 1:59pm PDT

The company will send a letter as its opening salvo. If that doesn't work, it will 'pursue the matter as necessary.'


"Such a shit situation. On one hand I like it when the big players (devs/pubs) take on these ..."

- Wombat Woo see all 2 comments

What Games to Buy in the Steam Summer Sale

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 27, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Steam is known for its price-cutting, and this year’s Summer Sale is no different. But what games should you be looking to pick up? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.


"Too many I won't play: Pillars of Eternity Tabletop Simulator Trackmania Turbo DOOM Tom ..."

- iamgoat see all 79 comments

Steam Summer Sale 2016 kicks off today

By Daniel Perez, Jun 23, 2016 9:38am PDT

This year's Steam Summer Sale is kicking off today. Prepare your wallets!


"Not yet, but I'm gonna grab it. Spell casting is significantly underserved in VR at the moment."

- SqueegyTBS see all 203 comments

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says exclusivity 'isn't a good idea' for VR

By David Craddock, Jun 20, 2016 12:55pm PDT

Newell asserts that Valve will help developers fund VR games even if they decide to publish on another platform.


"Is this what you say when you don't want to support your product, or help developers financially?"

- capt tripps see all 42 comments

Steam Summer Sale 2016 date leaked via PayPal promotion

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 6:53am PDT

Once again, you should be setting your sights on June 23 for the start of the Steam Summer Sale.


"So, who's up for the challenge of finishing every game they own? I've got 2500 hours... that ..."

- planetfunk see all 134 comments

Valve to release Destinations Workshop Tools for VR world creation

By John Keefer, Jun 09, 2016 8:08am PDT

The tools support OpenVR and uses the Source 2 engine.


"oh in the Workshop tools for Destinations in the Steam VR category."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 16 comments

Steam Summer Sale 2016 will kick off on June 23, according to leak

By Daniel Perez, May 16, 2016 7:33am PDT

According to a leak that popped up online overnight, it appears we all need to get our wallets into shape for this year's Steam Summer Sale once again.


"Yep, Steam sales have been disappointing for the past 2 years. They nailed down their stats and ..."

- SnakeIRye see all 33 comments

HTC Vive: Cyberpong VR Gameplay

By Asif Khan, May 05, 2016 3:30pm PDT

This isn't your daddy's Pong!


Pay for Steam games using bitcoins

By David Craddock, Apr 27, 2016 1:10pm PDT

BitPay has announced a partnership Valve to offer Steam players a ' faster, safer payment method.'


""A faster, safer, failing-er, more depreciating, form of payment""

- vertdang see all 6 comments

Valve, Lionsgate partner to offer more than 100 films through Steam

By David Craddock, Apr 25, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Hungry for more media content? Hunger Games and more Lionsgate movies are coming to Steam. 


"I've seen a lot of complaints about the Steam Link with particular regards to Wifi performance, ..."

- Entity see all 49 comments

HTC Vive: Hover Junkers Online Multiplayer Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Apr 15, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Shacknews coverage of HTC Vive's launch continues with gameplay footage of Hover Junkers Online Multiplayer


"I was watching the vid on my monitor, and it was very disorienting."

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