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HTC Vive: Greg Plays 'Name that Amiibo' in VR (Augmented Reality Test, Chaperone Demo)

By Asif Khan, Apr 05, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Asif shows his Amiibos and the Chaperone feature on the HTC Vive to Greg.


"Awesome video guys just finished watching it. Man I had no idea it had that safety grid ..."

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HTC Vive Review: The Best VR Experience Right Now

By Asif Khan, Apr 05, 2016 10:30am PDT

The HTC Vive launches is the most expensive of the consumer VR devices, but is it worth the price? Our review.


"Dude, the most exciting thing about VR is that completely new genres will emerge. Stop trying to ..."

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You Can Finally Play Left 4 Dead 2 On Xbox One

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 29, 2016 1:40pm PDT

Miss out on shooting up Boomers? Now's your chance to get in on it!


Going Hands-On Inside Valve's The Lab

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 3:30pm PDT

Valve goes back to The Lab for some much-needed humor. 


"Yeah, I had never considered that before: Instead of physically walking through a portal, you ..."

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ELeague lines up first six teams to compete in first Counter-Strike: GO season

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 10, 2016 9:00am PST

The first official season of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition from ELeague is set to launch in May and the first six teams have been named.


Valve's 'The Lab' is a compilation VR experience set in Portal's universe releasing this Spring

By Daniel Perez, Mar 07, 2016 9:44am PST

I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS.


"the same is true of consoles. The console makers eat that cost/risk by doing first party ..."

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship prize pools upped to $1M

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 23, 2016 5:00pm PST

With esports prize pools rapidly increasing, Valve has stepped up its game for the competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive circuit.


Team Fortress 2 Competitive Beta invites will go out next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2016 11:15am PST

Valve is finally looking to bring Team Fortress 2 to the competitive arena, announcing that it will issue out beta invites for a new competitive mode next week.


"Pretty sure it's too late for that when you have former pros having overwatch tourneys and ..."

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Counter-Strike: GO 'Operation Wildfire' update reintroduces classic Nuke map

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 12:38pm PST

The latest update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes a very familiar-looking map for anyone that's played CS in the last 17 years.


"Because it wasn't a nuclear plant... - it had a nuke-missile loaded on the bottom bombsite ..."

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Valve releases Steam Link SDK to allow for native app development

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2016 6:56am PST

Now that the Steam Link SDK is out there, we could soon see some native apps running on the device.


Marc Laidlaw Is No Longer A Valve Employee

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 08, 2016 10:35am PST

Your Half-Life 3 conspiracy theories may have just been stunted.


"Marc Laidlaw has 3 syllables. That means he has left Valve for greener pastures."

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Valve issues statement about Christmas Day Steam kerfuffle

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 30, 2015 3:57pm PST

Following a major security disaster on Christmas Day, Valve has responded directly to Steam users.


"Fuck the guys who make Valve devs spend Christmas holidays at the office, deflecting attacks. ..."

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Team Fortress 2 Tough Break update adds new contracts and four new maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2015 12:40pm PST

On the fourth day of Smissmas, Team Fortress 2 gave to me: Four new maps, three new taunts, two weapon cases, and a whole bunch of new contracts!


Steam Winter Sale 2015 date leaked; prepare to open your wallets next week

By Daniel Perez, Dec 16, 2015 10:47am PST

Prepare yourself. The Steam Winter Sale is coming.


"Yeah, I have no idea what Daniel Perez is trying to say. Parsing his articles sometimes gives me ..."

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Dota 2 feels the Balance of Power in new update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2015 4:02pm PST

The latest update for Dota 2 is a big one, introducing a number of features promised during The International and adding some new terrain.