Barely a few weeks after the Autumn Sale, Valve have announced the beginning of the Steam Holiday Sale, which will take place from the 18th of December and continue into the new year. In the meantime, you can recycle your unwanted or spare inventory items for Gems to use in…
When it comes to games available on Steam's Early Access service, there have been many successes, such as Squad's Kerbal Space Program, Introversion Software's Prison Architect, and KingART Games The Book of Unwritten Tales 2. But some of the developers taking advantage of the service are not regularly updating their games, releasing product…
Several months ago, it was reported that Rockstar had not secured the rights to include certain music tracks in their mobile re-release Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. This was confirmed on the game's release, as several of the radio stations were missing a variety of songs. It appears that Rockstar…
Valve have revealed this week that they are making a few little tweaks to Dota 2 treasure system. After the latest update, treasure chests will no longer contain duplicate items; at least for a while. There will now be a set order in which you will receive items, allowing you…
Valve have announced that Steam Family Sharing is now available to all users on Steam. This means that players who share a computer can now also share a games library, while family and friends can authorise their games to be played through each other's accounts on separate devices. The process…
Developers on Steam can now set discounts on their own games without Valve’s confirmation, a Reddit user has found. The information was taken from Valve’s private Steamworks community page. Formerly developers would need to work with Valve in order to join weekly promotions or create limited time discounts. Now developers…
Valve-produced documentary Free to Play will make its debut next month and to be released for free through Steam on March 19, the company has announced today. Free to Play is a feature-length documentary explores the lives of three competitive Dota 2 players: Danil ‘Dendi’ Ishutin from Ukraine, Benedict ‘hyhy’…
Valve has released an update to their new tagging feature that was released in beta earlier this week. The tag systems allows players to categorize games in terms of theme, titles and other attributes, but some users have been using the system inappropriately. Users can now report popular tags that…
Valve have announced a new feature for their Steam service and SteamOS. Steam Music will allow users to play the music they own while playing their games. Of course this has been possible on the PC platform since time immemorial, with gamers able to simply run a music program in…
Steam Greenlight is a service that has given hope to many developers who want to their games to be sold on Valve's digital entertainment platform. Every once in a while, they pick a group of potential titles, and reach out to the team to offer their support. If you are…
Fans who were worried about the end of the Operation Bravo event have something to be excited about today as Valve announced via its official Counter Strike page that the Operation Bravo event will extended until February 5th. The Operation Bravo event allows players to play on new maps created…
Alienware have made the controversial decision to release a new Steam Machine every year. Not only that, but they will be hardware locked, preventing the ability to upgrade the system as time progresses. Talking to TrustedReviews, Alienware General Manager Frank Azor confirmed that to play the latest PC games on…
Valve revealed their partnership with Oculus Rift earlier this month, and are now telling their plans with the software. Valve aims to "provide a seamless VR experience while running in Steam,” according to presentation slides from programmer Joe Ludwig. Valve spoke to BBC News that Steam was "in a unique…
In a recent interview by The Washington Post, Gabe Newell stated the following about Valves position on designing games: "So, if somebody becomes the group manager of X, they’re going to really resist it when X is not what you want to do in the next round of games. You…
The first sets of Steam Boxes have been sent out to beta testers, with some of them posting the unboxing onto YouTube. Steam Box beta tester and YouTube user Corey Nelson released this video of himself opening up the console prototype. The system is taken out of a simple crate…
Competing with the console market is a priority for any company based around PC gaming, and accessibility is one of the major roadblocks in making that fight a fair one. Hence why Valve is opting to make PC gaming a more family orientated affair, with the release of "Big Picture" last year, and…
Valve has announced that the first release of the SteamOS will be available to download from tomorrow, December 13th, 2013. However, according to sources, Valve has stated that they do not recommend users to try this new OS out yet unless they are "an intrepid Linux hacker". So are you…
After announcing the Linux-based SteamOS, Valve has joined the non-profit consortium that hopes to grow the free operating system. The Linux Foundation announced today that three new members had been signed on, including Steam developer Valve. "Joining the Linux Foundation is one of many ways Valve is investing in the…