Valve News


Steam Broadcasting beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 11:09am PST

Those looking to broadcast their PC gaming playthroughs now have a new way to do so.


"Don't forget that Amazon bought Twitch, which probably affects something something."

- Wadmaasi see all 9 comments

Team Fortress 2 Halloween update opens the Carnival of Carnage

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's annual Scream Fortress update kicks off later today and it'll take the mercs to a playful carnival... OF DOOM!


"See, I get so excited for this update, I forget to put my name on it."

- OzzieMejia see all 10 comments

Team Fortress 2's previous Halloween events released

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 23, 2014 1:00pm PDT

One of the biggest free-to-play games just got bigger for Halloween.


"Pack it in folks, this guy says its over. Not like its the 3rd most played game on Steam or anything"

- calusari see all 7 comments

Borderlands 2 and Pre-Sequel support SteamOS

By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Both Borderlands 2 and the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel now support SteamOS.


"Cool, I didn't think it would have SteamOS support out of the gate. I saw Borderlands 2 come up ..."

- melkore see all 2 comments

Steam Music Player now available for all Steam users

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2014 8:20am PDT

Valve released Steam Music Player to all users of its service that allows them to play their tunes directly within Steam.


"Are the free soundtracks automatic, or do I need to "buy" them?"

- amrbean see all 3 comments

Dota 2 'Rekindling Soul' update shakes up some maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 4:25pm PDT

Valve is literally shaking the foundation of Dota 2 with a new update that shifts map terrain, while also adding a new rune and a slew of Hero balance tweaks.


Steam Discovery Update adds Curators, personalized queues, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2014 4:20pm PDT

Steam's home page just got a major facelift, as well as some new features to help personalize your shopping experience.


"This is bad ass. A sweet new feature is indicating whether you already have a title on a listing ..."

- dael see all 24 comments

Volition creative director Steve Jaros jumps over to Valve

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 1:30pm PDT

The creative director behind Saints Row IV and Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell has left Volition to join Valve Software.


"Presumably he has some other tangible skill like writing or level design, too."

- qsylvr see all 22 comments

Valve extends iD Tech support

By Robert Workman, Sep 10, 2014 9:40am PDT

Valve has decided to expand its program that helps teach kids in universities nationwide.


"I'm gonna make a company called FoRd. It's not Ford, it's a capital R!"

- phobium see all 13 comments

Is Valve adding film and TV services to Steam?

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Some new products could be available for the service very soon.


"Gordon know it's his own voice, but doesn't say anything because he knows something's wrong, and ..."

- Flakmanz see all 13 comments

Nexon teams up with Valve for Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies

By Robert Workman, Aug 07, 2014 9:45am PDT

The undead are invading the popular series.


"L4d started as a comp stomp mod on Counterstrike according to Mike Booth. This is full circle."

- SLUDGE^ see all 9 comments

Valve's Steam controller tweaked once again

By Robert Workman, Jul 29, 2014 4:30pm PDT

The latest design now includes an analog stick.


"Yes, but if they add 2 more buttons, one for each ring finger, it could be a serious contender ..."

- kenclopz see all 35 comments

Over 20 million online viewers tuned in to watch Dota 2 'The International 4'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2014 3:20pm PDT

The viewer count peaked at 2 million over the course of the weekend for a huge weekend of Dota 2 competition.


Bonk! A Team Fortress 2 timeline (Part 2)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2014 1:45pm PDT

We conclude our look into the history of Team Fortress 2 by looking at the way in which its influenced gaming business models, machinima, and community creation.


"I recently started looking into TF2 again and was trying to mentally put together the journey ..."

- metalsatch see all 6 comments

Bonk! A Team Fortress 2 timeline (Part 1)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2014 11:00am PDT

The first of a two-part look back at the last seven years of Team Fortress 2, looking at how it's evolved the first-person shooter, the class-based multiplayer game, and video games, in general.


"I don't mind the weapons themselves but I despise the inventory/loot system. There are like a ..."

- Zek see all 20 comments