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Arizona Sunshine Devs Launch New Location-Based VR Company, Partners With Valve

By Charles Singletary, Jul 26, 2018 12:55pm PDT

A location-based version of Arizona Sunshine is the first project.


Steam No Longer Ugly Thanks To High DPI Support Update

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 22, 2018 11:15am PDT

Steam finally took off its glasses and let its hair down. Now I want to ask it out to the prom.


Gordon Freeman's Long-Awaited Return to PC Confirmed... in Final Fantasy XV

By Asif Khan, Feb 22, 2018 8:00am PST

It's not Half Life 3, but we'll take it.


"Man they need to start having some Adrian Shephard crossovers"

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eMagin Stock Jumped 30% Following Fake News of Apple Investment in AR OLED Display Company

By Asif Khan, Feb 12, 2018 4:00pm PST

Earlier reports from RoadToVR, Bloomberg and many other sites have been refuted by the company in a press release.


Dota 2 Spring Cleaning Update Addresses Abuse

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2018 11:20am PST

While there are a few updates for items and Heroes, this Dota 2 update looks to be about improving the game's quality-of-life in many ways.


"it'd be nice if commends were linked to post match drops or something. the better person you ..."

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Valve Suspends Jess Cliffe, Counter-Strike Co-Creator, After Child Sexual Exploitation Arrest

By Asif Khan, Feb 01, 2018 8:45pm PST

KIRO 7 News in Seattle is reporting that the Valve game designer has been arrested.


"Lots of companies have policies on the books that they terminate employees if you're arrested ..."

- Schnapple see all 13 comments

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"

- johnhead see all 5 comments

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 ..."

- dirge23 see all 6 comments

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!"

- DandySlayer see all 26 comments

Valve Could Be Starting to Crack Down on Steam Keys for Developers

By John Keefer, Aug 17, 2017 12:55pm PDT

A post on the internal Steamworks group shows the company is looking closely at keys requested in comparison to Steam sales of the game.


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. "

- Wisp! see all 50 comments

DOTA 2 International 2017 Prize Pool Sets Esports Record

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 3:15pm PDT

There are still 32 days left to go in the crowdfunding and the prize monty has almost hit $21 million.


Valve to Overhaul Steam's Recommendation System

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 1:55pm PDT

The main goal in all the planned changes is to point gamers to the titles they are most interested in.


"I know right? I bought Fire Pro Wrestling World today and I've never played a Fire Pro ..."

- Lunatic Angelic see all 4 comments

Valve Issues First Half-Life 1 Patch in 4 Years

By John Keefer, Jul 12, 2017 9:35am PDT

The patch also affects other games using the Half-Life engine, including Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, Condition Zero, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Opposing Force and Team Fortress Classic.


"I promise you the second I sell my Vive HL3 is released ten minutes later "

- bozer see all 20 comments

When Does the Steam Summer Sale 2017 End?

By Shack Staff, Jul 03, 2017 3:15pm PDT

It's a burning question given how much money you can save before it all vanishes into thin air.