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Steam Reviews Now Have Histograms To Prevent Review Bombing

09/19/2017, Before putting down hard-earned money towards a new video game, we’re sure that there are many gamers out there who would prefer to check out a review first before deciding whether or not to purchase it. However sometimes due to issues like review...

LG’s SteamVR Headset Spotted In The Wild

09/19/2017, LG’s interest in virtual reality (VR) isn’t new, and in fact back in 2015 the company launched a headset designed for the LG G3 that was similar to the Google Cardboard. The company then followed up with the LG 360 VR in 2016, and earlier this year LG...

Malaysian Government Blocks Country’s Access To Steam Store

09/08/2017, Video games can be controversial in their nature, and sometimes one could argue that it is simply fiction or creative freedom, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t run afoul of governments in various countries. For example over in China, Blizzard had...

Valve Trying To Curb Steam Games From Being Sold Outside Of Steam

08/18/2017, Valve’s Steam platform plays host to many games, and while some might consider Valve almost monopolizing the market, at the same time one could argue that Steam does help keep things in one place, and also provides a platform for friends to play...

Valve Announces ‘Artifact’ DotA 2 Card Game

08/08/2017, Digital card games seem to be the rage these days. While Blizzard didn’t exactly invent the genre, it’s safe to say that the success of Hearthstone saw many other developers hop on board the bandwagon. This has resulted in quite a few digital card...

Valve Wants To Make DotA 2 More Welcoming To New Players

07/30/2017, Playing a new game isn’t always the easiest or best experience for many, especially if it is an online game which is very competitive in nature, like Valve’s DotA 2. This is made worse by the fact that you might come across teammates who might scold...

Steam Summer Sale Officially Announced For The 22nd Of June

06/20/2017, Every year without fail for the past several years, Valve has hosted its Steam summer sale where games across the entire Steam store receive discounts, some of which are pretty generous, while some are a bit more modest, but regardless if you can save...

Valve Releases Multiplayer Campaign For DotA 2

06/09/2017, DotA 2 is largely seen as a multiplayer game and that’s because it is. The way the game has been designed pretty much leaves little to no room for a story, but Valve is hoping to shake things up a bit in case players start to get a bit bored or who...

Steam Greenlight Has Been Closed By Valve

06/07/2017, Valve has decided to close Steam Greenlight. It was a service that enabled Steam users to vote on indie games in order to select the titles that would eventually be published on Steam. Valve hasn’t taken this step without having a replacing in...

A Jury Will Decide Who Actually Owns DotA 2

05/20/2017, If you’ve played the original DotA, you know that the game began as a mod using Blizzard’s Warcraft 3 map making tool. Naturally the game evolved over time and was later adapted by Valve into DotA 2. So logically you could assume that Valve owns DotA...

‘Half-Life 2: VR’ Mod Has Been Greenlit On Steam

05/16/2017, Whether or not Half-Life 3 will ever see the light of day is something that we’re sure fans of the franchise are constantly wondering. With Valve seemingly teasing fans with cryptic clues, and with rumors suggesting that the game will never be launched,...

Steam’s Summer Sale Dates Might Have Been Leaked

05/15/2017, Every year without fail Valve holds a summer sale for its gaming platform Steam. This is a much-anticipated event simply because the discounts on the games are pretty huge and it allows gamers to finally buy the games they want without spending too much...

Valve Launches Steam 360 Video Player In Beta

05/11/2017, If you enjoy watching videos in 360-degree mode, there are several options available to you out there, such as Facebook and YouTube, just to name a few. However it seems that Valve wants in on the action as well as the company has since announced the...

Ranked DotA 2 Matches Will Require A Phone Number

04/20/2017, In the future if you plan on taking part in ranked DotA 2 matchmaking games, you will need to attach a phone number of your account. This is according to a recent update posted on the DotA 2 website where users will have to link a unique phone number to...