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The International Dota 2 Prize Pool Crosses $6 Million

05/20/2014, If you, like millions of other people, play Dota 2 then you might have heard about The International. Valve hosts this annual championship for the popular Dota 2 game. Players have a huge incentive to win as the winning team and runner ups rake in a prize...

Alienware Does Not Expect To Profit From Steam Machines

05/20/2014, When Valve announced Steam Machines, it seemed like the company’s way of invading the living room space which is currently dominated by the likes of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. Now Valve will not be making these machines themselves, but will instead...

NVIDIA Shield Gets Half-Life 2 (And Portal)

05/12/2014, After teasing us by sending a Half-Life crowbar late last week, NVIDIA and Valve have made it official: Half-Life 2 and Portal are coming to Android, but only on the NVIDIA Shield Android Portable Console for the time being. Portal was rumored since...

Half-Life 2 Could Be Arriving On The NVIDIA Shield

05/08/2014, The NVIDIA Shield is an interesting device because it is a handheld gaming console powered by Android. We’ve seen such devices in the past, although the NVIDIA Shield does take things to the next level with its controls and design, not to mention its...

Valve And Taito Team Up For Left 4 Dead Arcade Game In Japan

04/30/2014, We’re sure that by now, many gamers would have tried their hands at Valve’s Left 4 Dead franchise. It’s a pretty unique game that allows players to take turns being the good guy and the monster which helps shake up the dynamic of such games. Now...

Valve Lets DotA 3 Trademark Expire

04/29/2014, Many years ago before Valve released DotA 2, the company had filed for a trademark for DotA 3. The trademark was filed alongside DotA 2 which seemed to indicate that Valve had plans for a possible sequel. However it looks like Valve has since abandoned...

36.9% Of Games Bought On Steam Never Get Played [Study]

04/16/2014, Whenever a Steam sale rolls around, we’re sure many gamers get excited at the idea that they can buy games that were too expensive before. Sure some of the deals might be great, but usually it results in gamers spending more than they’d like on titles...

Half-Life 2 Reimagined With Unreal Engine Looks Gorgeous

04/03/2014, Valve’s Half-Life 2 was released nearly 10 years ago and for a game released around that time, it looked pretty damn good. However fast forward 10 years, even die-hard Half-Life fans have to admit that the graphics are still to look a little dated,...

Valve’s “Free To Play” Documentary Garners 5.5 Million Views

03/25/2014, So just last week Valve released the DotA 2 documentary entitled “Free To Play”. For those who missed it, it’s still available on YouTube (see video above) and like its title, it is free to watch. If you’re wondering what the documentary is about,...

Developers Reveal That Most Gamers Do Not Finish Their Games

03/17/2014, There are many games available out there and many which has managed to capture our time, attention, as well as getting us to open up our wallets. That being said, how many of us actually bothers getting to the end of a game? Sure there are many out there...

Valve Unveils Latest Steam Controller Design

03/14/2014, When Valve announced SteamOS and Steam Machines, they also revealed the official Steam Controller which would be used to play games on the Steam Machine. It was a very unique design, somewhat controversial as it did away with traditional console...