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You Can Now Buy Your Friends Off with Steam's Digital Gift Cards

By Charles Singletary, Oct 25, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Be a doll and help empower your friends during the upcoming Steam Holiday sales will ya?


Valve's $1 Deal For Steam Link Leads To Shipping Delays

By Charles Singletary, Oct 25, 2017 11:15am PDT

An email sent out to those that took advantage of the bundle warns of potential three-week delays.


Here's Everything Featured in the Team Fortress 2 'Jungle Inferno' Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 6:45pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's newest updates provides a change of scenery for the mercs. Here's everything that players can expect to see.


"The majority of games being on spammy random high population servers are also responsible for it ..."

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Team Fortress 2 Gets a Change of Scenery with 'Jungle Inferno' Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2017 6:25pm PDT

Who wants to punch a yeti to pieces? Well, too bad, Saxton Hale punched the last one and exploded it. But hey, there's a new Team Fortress 2 update coming!


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Shines Up Dust 2 Map

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 4:10pm PDT

Valve is blowing the dust off of a classic map and giving it a visual makeover.


"An entire new map? They’ve let an intern stray too far! Reign them in, this isn’t something ..."

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The Orange Box Turns 10: Shacknews Salutes GLaDOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2017 6:00am PDT

Ten years ago, Valve released The Orange Box and unleashed one of the most menacing and memorable gaming villains of the 21st century. This is a salute to Portal's GLaDOS.


"Still Alive was my cut the wedding cake song :( .... ah still very cool we did that"

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Valve Makes More Core VR Technologies Available to Device Manufacturers

By Asif Khan, Oct 09, 2017 11:00am PDT

Now if only they would make some games.


"it seems impossible that they made any money on the Vive and i can't even see what their ..."

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The Orange Box Turns 10: Shacknews Remembers Vanilla Team Fortress 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2017 6:00am PDT

The Orange Box first released 10 years ago this week. Shacknews is celebrating with a look back at the earliest days of a video game juggernaut.


"*Have a plan to kill everyone you meet. Fixed it for you Ozzie!"

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Valve Allows User Merchandise Sales with 3D Printing Partnership

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2017 12:05pm PDT

Shapeways shop owners are now welcome to create and sell merchandise based on Valve's IPs.


"real high quality shit over here rofl ..."

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Valve Combats Review Bombing by Adding Charts to Steam Reviews

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 19, 2017 3:05pm PDT

It won't prevent the practice of review bombing, but those are some nice-looking charts, right?


"That would require Valve to index and interpret a vast amount of news data."

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Valve Announces Artifact, a Dota Card Game, to Mixed Reaction at TI7

By Asif Khan, Aug 09, 2017 4:35pm PDT

Surely some people in the crowd were chanting 'Boo-urns!'


"Ok, well you can have your snark, and I'll go play a card game. "

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Locked Out: Was SickBrick Stolen From Its Creator?

By David Craddock, Jul 11, 2017 5:05pm PDT

After years of friendship and collaboration, Mladen Bosnjak awoke one morning to find that his partner had locked him out of profits and sales stats for his own game.


"Crazy stuff I feel for the guy :( , cool article David, thanks for the write up."

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DOTA 2 is Getting a Story-Based Co-Op Campaign

By Donovan Erskine, May 05, 2017 8:50am PDT

You got story in my MOBA! You got MOBA in my story!


"I've been saying this for a while, a Dota ARPG with a full campaign would be awesome. they ..."

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Chet Faliszek Leaves Valve

By Steve Watts, May 02, 2017 9:15am PDT

The writer behind games like Portal and Half-Life 2 amicably splits from the company.


"right. valve would get a cut of the proceeds. standard leasing of IP stuff, since they would ..."

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HTC Invites Everyone to Celebrate Vive Day this Wednesday

By Asif Khan, Apr 03, 2017 1:00pm PDT

April 5 will be the first Vive Day. Head to their website on Wednesday for some awesome savings!


"Neato. Anyone here already on viveport and can report good or bad with it? I haven't been ..."

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