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Modern Warfare 3 Gets Steamwork Support, Now Available For Pre-Order

by Ernice Gilbert on August 29th, 2011, under Activision/Bilzzard, FPS, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Valve’s confirmed that Activision juggernaut Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will come ready with Steamwork support, and is now available for pre-order on the service.

Microsoft Needs To Open Xbox Live, Says Valve

by Ernice Gilbert on August 25th, 2011, under Microsoft, News

According to the boss of Valve, Gabe Newell, his company would love to bring Steamworks to Xbox Live, but has said Microsoft is too tight with the service, and that the firm needs to relax the rules on what publishers can and can’t do.

Video Thirst: New Portal 2 Trailer Talks Up Turrets And Their Usefulness

by Ernice Gilbert on April 5th, 2011, under EA, Hot, News, PC, PS3, PSN, Xbox 360, Xbox Live

Portal 2′s one of the games that’s got to be in your arsenal. Think about it – a puzzle shooter? Why yes! And no one does it better than Valve.

Below the break, watch and listen as the dev try to convince us on the importance of turrets to protect everything from property to babies, with narration by Aperture Laboratories’ CEO and founder Cave Johnson (aka actor J.K. Simmons).

Portal 2 Is Best On PS3, Says Valve

by Ernice Gilbert on March 24th, 2011, under EA, Hot, News, PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Of all the things that could happen, Valve boss Gabe Newell coming on Sony’s E3 2010 stage and announcing Portal 2 for PS3 wasn’t one I had in mind. So now that talk of the PS3 version being superior on consoles has surfaced, I’m even more baffled. But it is, according to Valve programmer Jeep Barnett, hailing Steamworks functionality “a win for Sony and a win for Valve”, and adding Xbox 360 integration would have been “awesome”.

Introducing “Steam Guard”

by Ernice Gilbert on March 3rd, 2011, under Hot, News, Valve

Valve’s upping the ante when it comes to security for its topnotch service, by announcing a brand new protection system dubbed “Steam Guard”. PR after the break.