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Gabe Newell Opens Up (a Little) on Valve's VR Plans

By John Keefer, Feb 10, 2017 8:30am PST

He also talked about the future of virtual reality and what the company is doing to push it forward.


"Wracking my brain, but I don't believe Valve has done that on too many things on the hardware ..."

- Wombat Woo see all 12 comments

Dota 2 7.02 Patch Notes Reveal Changes to Lina, Doom and others

By John Keefer, Feb 09, 2017 9:35am PST

The balance tweaks go along with numerous general changes to the game as well.


"yeah at least 2-3 meta shifts a year. people get tired of same stale meta. but it's a lot easier ..."

- antisocialjacobuu see all 3 comments

Steam geoblocking under investigation by European Commission

By John Keefer, Feb 03, 2017 7:37am PST

Pricing between countries could become more uniform if Valve is found in violation of EU rules.


Gabe Newell says Valve is 'designing our own VR games' internally

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 4:37pm PST

Newell wants to broaden 'the range of options' at Valve's disposal for creating different types of experiences.


"right, I get what you mean, but they have focused on those 2 properties to their own identity ..."

- Downforce see all 62 comments

Valve's Gabe Newell on the possibility of more Half-Life and/or Portal content: 'Yep'

By David Craddock, Jan 17, 2017 4:19pm PST

While not a confirmation, Newell teasing a chance of more content is the first morsel of possibility that fans have tasted in years. 


"Pretty sure this is a complete nonstory and the hype surrounding an extremely vague answer to a ..."

- duncandun see all 25 comments

Valve's Gabe Newell is Worth More Than Donald Trump

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 17, 2017 2:27pm PST

Valve boss Gabe Newell is worth more than both Donald Trump and Oprah. 


"fucking lol, post this to r/politics or /r/gaming to get shack click traffic I guess. great ..."

- ]pm[chem see all 9 comments

Reddit Hosts Gabe Newell AMA Tomorrow

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 16, 2017 1:05pm PST

The Gabe giveth and the Gabe taketh away.


"Valve doesn't make games anymore. They just buy other developers and their IP and print money or ..."

- Madwacker see all 20 comments

How to watch HTC's Vive Live at CES 2017 Stream

By Asif Khan, Jan 05, 2017 11:45am PST

Hosted by online personality Taryn Southern, the livestream will feature product giveaways, mixed reality demos, developer interviews, panels, and more.


Steam rolls out its top 100 revenue-generating games for 2016

By John Keefer, Jan 04, 2017 9:05am PST

And you won't believe what is in the Platinum category! 


"Seeing Witcher 3 and Stardew Valley where they are makes me happy. DOOM should be platinum but ..."

- DinK see all 52 comments

First Steam Awards Winners Announced

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 31, 2016 1:05pm PST

The community voted and now we know the winners of the first Steam Awards.


"I don't think there's anyone taking them too seriously. I was happy to get a few cents off of ..."

- Wolfslice see all 22 comments

(Some of) The Top Gaming Stories of 2016

By David Craddock, Dec 30, 2016 1:00pm PST

From Pokemon Go to Nintendo finally revealing its next console, we look back at some of the biggest stories of the year.


"I've never seen a game penetrate the mainstream market the way Pokemon Go did. Virtually ..."

- The Gorilla Bear see all 4 comments

Steam Servers Down During Winter Sale

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 23, 2016 11:00am PST

You're a mean one, Mr. Server Grinch. 


"It upset me mostly because I wanted to vote and trawl my queue!!"

- AxeMan808 see all 4 comments

Steam's Latest Update Brings True DualShock 4 Compatibility

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 12:15pm PST

Full Steam support adds a lot of utility to PC gamers using the DualShock 4.


The Steam winter sale begins on December 22

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 12:37pm PST

Your wallets will take a beating until January 2, maybe even a day later.


"Oh winter's coming all right..... SUB ZERO WINS indeed ..."

- Wolfanoz see all 4 comments

Nearly 40 percent of all games on Steam were released this year

By David Craddock, Nov 30, 2016 4:32pm PST

Games published shot up from roughly 1700 in 2013 to over 4200 this year.


"From my sort of outsider perspective—had Steam since it came with Half-Life 2, but hardly ever ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 56 comments