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Tag Archives: Valve

Steam Box Announcement Coming Next Week

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Valve plans to revolutionize the living room with the Steam Box, basically a PC which plays games on a TV without all the extra hoops, and, of course, Valve’s touch. But we hadn’t heard about the thing for months until today, where Valve boss Gabe Newell declared Linux as “the future of gaming” at a keynote at LinuxCon 2013, and revealed ... Read More »

Left 4 Dead 3 and Source 2 spotted?

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During a tour of Valve’s offices by members of the Dota 2 subReddit, people claim Left 4 Dead 3 and Source 2 Engine have been spotted on a Valve change log. Valve hasn’t officially announced either project, but the studio has previously hinted that both are likely to happen. Last November, Gabe Newell said that the company has been “working ... Read More »

Quenchables: Valve Is Not A Threat, Microsoft Says

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“The scale of products and things that are being brought to market are probably a little bit richer when I look at Sony, Nintendo, Apple, and Google.” Microsoft president of Interactive Entertainment Business Don Mattrick, speaking at Microsoft’s TechForum. Via The Verge. Read More »

And It’s On: 2013 Looks To Be Gaming’s Biggest Year

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“And it’s on.” Those were the words of Xbox front man Major Nelson, when he kicked off the hype train for Microsoft’s next Xbox two days ago. But what the Major failed to realize was that 2013 isn’t only “on” for Microsoft. No, it’ll be a big year for the games industry on a whole, as veteran console makers and ... Read More »

Valve Working On ‘Source 2′ Engine

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Valve boss Gabe Newell has confirmed that his company is working on a brand new Source engine, and since it’s not just a remodeling of the old, some are calling it ‘Source 2′. More next generation evidence, folks. Read More »

Valve’s new EULA gets them in trouble, in Europe

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Valve Software recently changed Steam’s EULA (End User License Agreement). The Federation of German Consumer Organization (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband e.V. in German, or VZBV) gave Valve time until October 10th, to respond to a claim that the new EULA is treating consumers unfairly, and unequally. If Valve fails to meet the deadline, the matter will be resolved in the court. The ... Read More »

Steam “Big Picture” is coming, and it looks amazing

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It’s common knowledge that Valve was working to bring Steam to our TV’s – not a console, just plugging your PC onto your TV and letting Big Picture do its thing. Today, the beta started, and as Kotaku reports, it is a wonderful new chapter in gaming. Why would you get a console over a PC, if you intent to ... Read More »