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Team Fortress 2 clock counting down

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2014 8:53am PDT

Team Fortress 2's official site has kicked off a countdown clock, leading towards tonight at 5 PM.


"Hopefully it's the fix for MvM to make it faster to get in games. I'd love to play some MvM, ..."

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Valve warns Steam Early Access users that products may never be finished

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2014 2:30pm PDT

The implication of Steam Early Access is that those games will eventually be completed. Valve is now saying that might not necessarily be the case.


"June 20th becomes June 30th Because of the voice recordings (and a few other things which ..."

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Microsoft: more must be done with PC gaming

By Robert Workman, Jun 02, 2014 10:30am PDT

Microsoft wants to push for more games in the PC market, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer.


"they are dead to me until they Ensemble some Studios to make another Age Of Empires."

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Fan-made Metal Gear remake given Konami blessing

By Robert Workman, Jun 02, 2014 9:45am PDT

A mod team has gotten the go-ahead for a remake of Metal Gear on PC.


"STOP! My penis can only get so erect!"

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Shack Snack: May 28, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 28, 2014 3:45pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"My god the white balance, Is the presenter a zombie or something."

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Valve delays Steam Controller to 2015

By Steve Watts, May 28, 2014 11:00am PDT

Valve's Eric Hope says that because of the amount of feedback and improvements, the Steam Controller will "realistically" launch in 2015, rather than 2014 as originally anticipated.


"They have to delay it because HL3 isn't ready yet. They're going to throw in a free copy of HL3 ..."

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Left 4 Dead 3 in development, according to former company member

By Robert Workman, May 27, 2014 8:00am PDT

Left 4 Dead's latest sequel may not be far off, according to a former studio member.


Shack Snack: May 21, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 21, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of they day's big stories. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"You really need like 6 months to a year to get it down and understand how to be natural and stuff."

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Steam in-home streaming open to all PC users

By Ozzie Mejia, May 21, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Steam's in-home streaming feature has exited beta and is now available to all users. This allows users to remotely install, launch, and play games between two Steam-connected computers on the same home wireless network.


"Oh there's some lag, but it varies from game to game. The two PC's I use are connected to a ..."

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The Stanley Parable Announcer Pack adds dry British humour to Dota 2

By Ozzie Mejia, May 15, 2014 10:00am PDT

Valve is adding some sardonic British wit to its announcer roster with The Stanley Parable Dota Announcer Pack, which introduces The Stanley Parable's droll and sarcastic Narrator's unique take on the action.


"Stanley knew he was support yet Stanley took the kill for himself anyways much to the dismay of ..."

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Earth: Year 2066 pulled from Steam over 'dishonest' marketing

By Steve Watts, May 06, 2014 10:00am PDT

Valve has had to pull an early access game from Steam that players said is broken and makes inaccurate claims. It's offering refunds through Monday, May 19.


"Yeah, this one was particularly atrocious. From what I understand, the screenshot used in this ..."

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Left 4 Dead: Survivors coming to Japanese arcades

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Popular zombie-killing shooter Left 4 Dead is becoming an arcade in Japan. While details are scant for now, the collaboration is the second between...


Dota 2 getting Spring Cleaning update next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2014 10:00am PDT

Dota 2 is getting into the spring cleaning season with a new Spring Cleaning update, expected to drop alongside Gameplay Update 6.81 next week.


How Dota 2 manipulates your behavior

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2014 7:30am PDT

Valve's resident psychologist Dr. Mike Ambinder explains how post-match questions subtly influence player behavior.


"Are you usually a dick though? Because if you're normally a good team-mate anyway then this kind ..."

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Report: 37% of purchased Steam games are never played

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2014 11:00am PDT

A study of Steam community members' playing history reveals that an estimated 37% of games are owned but not played.


"I think the ONLY reason people buy Half-Life 2 but not play it is because of MODS."

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