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Valve Launches New "CS:GO" Update "Operation Shattered Web"

Valve Launches New “CS:GO” Update “Operation Shattered Web”

CS:GO players got a nice surprise this week as Valve sent out a big update for the game called “Operation Shattered Web”. For the first time in the game’s history, you have the ability to unlock all-new T and CT-sided characters, which are equipable on any map. Each of them with progression trees and rewards […]

Valve Confirms "Half-Life: Alyx" As Their First VR Venture

Valve Confirms “Half-Life: Alyx” As Their First VR Venture

After years of demanding Valve get to work on a brand new Half-Life game, we finally got our wish, kinda. Today the company announced Half-Life: Alyx. The game has been a rumor for months with everyone who was “in the know” telling us it was going to happen but had no source to credit it […]

Steam Debuts Events Feature with Revamped Landing Page

Steam Debuts Events Feature with Revamped Landing Page

Steam just debuted a major overhaul to its main landing page. In addition to revamping the way the library looks, it also introduced a way to help players stay on top of their game with a new Events tab. The Events tab is the result of the team knowing how important it is to be […]

Electronic Arts Partners With Valve To Bring EA Access To Steam

Electronic Arts Partners With Valve To Bring EA Access To Steam

Valve Corporation and Electronic Arts have announced a new partnership today as they will bring EA Access to Steam in November. The partnership will officially kick off on November 15th with the launch of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, giving Steam players access to the game on PC. They’ve even started pre-orders today. Here’s a […]

Valve Adds A Major Update To “Dota Underlords”

Valve announced this week that a big update was finally added to Dota Underlords, giving players a lot more options during the haunting season. Among the additions is a new Duos Mode, a Freestyle Mode, several new heroes for hire with some new alliances that can be formed. A new Jail system, new UI to […]

Valve Launches Steam Remote Play Together Beta

Valve Launches Steam Remote Play Together Beta

Valve Corporation launched a new system for Steam players to try out in beta as you can now experiment with Steam Remote Play Together. The entire concept of the system is to essentially allow couch co-op onto your Steam account, as you can now invite Steam Friends for local multiplayer with a shared/split-screen system. You […]

"Dota 2" Will Be Getting New Matchmaking Improvements

“Dota 2” Will Be Getting New Matchmaking Improvements

For those of you who have been complaining about the matchmaking setup in Dota 2 these days, it appears a fix is on the way. The company has been working for several months now trying to improve the system they’re currently on, some slight changes here and there. All coming in different waves so they […]

Valve Updated “Half-Life 2” With Some Useless Upgrades

Of all the things you would think Valve could do for Half-Life 2 after 15 years, getting characters to blink probably wouldn’t be high on your list. But that’s what the company did this week as they added a rare upgrade to the game that added a couple of items for players to try out. […]

Valve Is Giving Steam A Library Update On September 17th

Valve Is Giving Steam A Library Update On September 17th

Valve Corporation has made an announcement this week that it will be implementing a major update to the Steam Library this month. You can read about the library updates here, and some additional improvements here, as the company will be retooling many things. Aside from a new look, the library is meant to make you […]

The International 2020 For "Dota 2" Is Headed To Sweden

The International 2020 For “Dota 2” Is Headed To Sweden

The International 2019 may have ended this weekend, but Valve is already planning for 2020 as Dota 2 will be headed to Sweden next year. During this year’s event, the company made the announcement both in the area and online, along with the artwork and video you see here. While a specific date wasn’t given, […]

Valve Apologizes To Capcom And "Street Fighter V" For Trailer Leak

Valve Apologizes To Capcom And “Street Fighter V” For Trailer Leak

While many of us were excited to see three new characters be added to Street Fighter V this week, Valve was apologizing for messing it up. While we and others have been giving praise to Capcom for the early reveal before EVO 2019, turns out it was Valve who leaked the info early on their […]

"CS:GO" StarLadder Major Berlin 2019 Partners With Secretlab

“CS:GO” StarLadder Major Berlin 2019 Partners With Secretlab

The next big CS:GO tournament, StarLadder Major Berlin 2019, just got a big gaming partnership as Secretlab has joined on as the official gaming chair. As you might suspect from this partnership, whenever you look at the teams on stage, they’ll all be sitting in customized Secretlab chairs made specifically for that tournament. One of […]

Valve Introduces The Interactive Recommender To Steam

Valve Introduces The Interactive Recommender To Steam

Valve has introduced a brand new item from their Steam Labs wing as you can utilize a new program called the Interactive Recommender. You can turn it on for your account right now at this link, but essentially, this is a way for Steam to recommend new games to you based on a variety of […]

Valve Releases a New Steam Chat Mobile App

Valve Releases a New Steam Chat Mobile App

Valve has released a new mobile app this week for Steam, specifically for Steam Chat so you can use their chat service on your mobile device. At a glance, the system looks like it operates much the same way Facebook Messaging does, just with more Steam integration and options, so it won’t be too hard […]

The Steam Link App is Now Available on iOS for Mobile Game Streaming

The Steam Link App is Now Available on iOS for Mobile Game Streaming

Valve has expanded its Steam Link app by porting it to iOS devices, so you can now stream your Steam library to any iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV device. Along with the announcement, Valve also released the required specs for running the app: Requirements: iPhone or iPad using iOS 10 or higher Computer running Steam […]

Valve Introduces Their New Valve Index VR Software and Gear

Valve Introduces Their New Valve Index VR Software and Gear

Today, Valve introduced its brand new VR unit to compete with others on the market called the Valve Index, which will work specifically with Steam. The Valve team is currently working on three games for the setup but won’t say what they are, only showing off the hardware to the entire thing which looks like […]

Valve has Corrected Borderlands Steam Review Bombings

As one of their major promises last month, Valve swore to remove negative off-topic reviews from Steam, so users could no longer “review bomb” a game. Friday saw the first of Valve’s efforts to curb review bombs by clearing thousands of reviews off of the Borderlands series. Gearbox’s landmark franchise came under fire by fans […]

European Commission Demands Valve Stop Geo-Blocking Games

The European Commission “EC” has sent Statements of Objections to Valve and five game publishers demanding that they stop geo-blocking games. The statement of Objections sent to Valve is based on an investigation started by the EC back in 2013. The EC is alleging that the publishers and their distributors entered into agreements to include […]

Valve’s Latest Steam Link Update Allows Streaming From Anywhere

If you happen to be one of the people who own a Steam Link before it was discontinued by Valve, you just got an impressive update you’ll enjoy. The new update essentially allows players to use their service from practically anywhere. The primary conditions are what you might expect, the PC needs Steam and needs […]

Valve Will Be Investigating Epic Games Store’s Exploration of Steam Files

It appears there’s going to be a full-on war between Valve and Epic Games somewhere down the road, and this may be the second major shot to start it. Game Informer reported earlier today that the Epic Games Store has been taking a few extra files they shouldn’t be when you agree to a certain […]