Posts Tagged ‘Valve’

Valve today announced Steam Trading Cards, a new rewards program for customers. “Released in beta today, Steam Trading Cards allows customers to earn Steam rewards for playing the games they love. Those who participate will receive game-specific trading cards that […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced “Operation Payback” for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which adds seven top-voted community maps to the official servers until July 31st. Players purchase a pass for $2.99, which goes to the third-party map makers. “Available from now until July […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the addition of an experimental virtual reality mode for Team Fortress 2, which will support the Oculus Rift. “Anyone with an Oculus Rift Developer Kit will be able to use their device to play all of Team […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced that Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is the latest game in the Valve catalog to make its Linux debut. “CS:CZ is the fifth Valve title to be released for Linux and, with its release, pushes the total number of […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the fifth set of games and software to make it through the Steam Greenlight program. “Over 70 titles have advanced through Steam Greenlight and been offered Steam distribution agreements since Greenlight launched in August of last year. […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the release of the Steam client for Linux and a new sale, with discounts from 50-75% on 50 Linux games, to celebrate the release. The client is available to download from the Ubuntu Software Center and it […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the release of Steam Guides, which allows players to share guides, walkthroughts and tips. “Steam Guides lets players create and share guides, walkthroughs, and tips for their favorite games or software to help others who might be […] Continue Reading »

 

The Steam Holiday Sale has begun and will run until January 5th. “This year, we’ve taken some of the guesswork out of when your favorite games will be on sale.  You may now organize your Steam Wishlist and be notified […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the launch of the anticipated Steam Big Picture mode, which allows gamers to play PC games in front of a big screen television. To celebrate the launch, over thirty controller friendly games are discounted up to 75% […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the start of The Autumn Sale, which will run through the 26th. “Today’s Daily Deals Include: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Magic: The Gathering The Walking Dead Darksiders II Age of Empires III Complete Terraria Please note that new […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced that voting has begun for the second annual Saxxy Awards. “Voting is now LIVE for the Second Annual Saxxy Awards, from now until midnight GMT, November 27th! Your votes will help our panel of judges make the final call […] Continue Reading »

 

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences today announced that Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve, will be the 17th inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame. Additionally, Gabe will be the conference keynote speaker at the 2013 D.I.C.E. […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the launch of the private Linux Steam beta. Additionally, Valve announced that gamers in Brazil can now pay for games in Brazillian reais starting with the Boleto payment method and later with BoaCompra, PagSegura and local credit […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced that the target date for the next set of titles to launch via Steam Greenlight will be November 30th. “Given current voting, at least 10 more game titles are expected to be offered worldwide distribution agreements via […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced that a Steam Halloween sale has begun and will run through October 31st. Over 80 titles are discounted including: Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 (75%) Dead Space (75%) Fallout 3: Game of the Year […] Continue Reading »