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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...

Valve Announces Changes Made To Steam Review Scores

03/10/2017, Do you think that a review carries more weight if it were to be written by someone who paid for a game, versus someone who got it for free? Perhaps you might argue that someone who paid the game might be expecting more than someone who got it for free,...

LG And Valve To Team Up For A StreamVR Headset

02/28/2017, When it comes to LG’s VR efforts, we have to say that the company hasn’t really seen much success in that regard. Last year they launched the LG 360 VR headset and the LG 36 CAM camera for capturing content in VR, but safe to say that it did not...

Valve Wants To Make Audio More Realistic In VR

02/27/2017, One of the reasons why resolution is so important in virtual reality (VR) is because the more realistic things look, the more immersive the experience. However if your visuals are realistic but your sounds aren’t, it kind of kills the vibe, doesn’t...

Valve Has Three ‘Full Games’ For VR In Development

02/12/2017, According to a new report, Valve is developing three “full games” for virtual reality. This won’t be the company’s first foray into the VR segment, In case you don’t know, Valve is the co-creator of HTC’s Vive virtual...

European Commission Investigating Valve Over Steam’s Geo-Blocking

02/03/2017, There is a good reason why region-locking games/consoles is starting to become a thing of the past. Even Nintendo who has been known to region-lock their consoles and games have done away with that practice with the upcoming Switch console. However on the...

Valve Wants To Crack Down On Team Fortress 2 Gambling

01/29/2017, Following the scandal last year that involved Counter-Strike: GO gambling, it seems that Valve has turned their attention to their other games, such as Team Fortress 2. Given that gambling platforms and gamblers no longer see CS: GO as being that...

Valve Announces Special ‘Dark Moon’ Event For DOTA 2

01/26/2017, If competitive DOTA 2 is getting a bit tiring and repetitive for you, not to worry as Valve has announced a special limited time event called “Dark Moon”. This event has already kicked off and will run until the 6th of February which is next, next...

Gabe Newell Confirms Valve Is Working On New Single-Player Games

01/17/2017, As you might recall, yesterday it was revealed that Valve’s co-founder and president Gabe Newell would be hosting a Reddit AMA. As expected the AMA was full of gamers who are asking Newell about the status of Half-Life 3, to which Newell responded by...

Valve’s Gabe Newell To Host Reddit AMA Session Tomorrow

01/16/2017, Have you ever wanted to ask Valve’s co-founder and president Gabe Newell what’s up with Half-Life 3? If you did, you’re probably not alone, and you’re also probably not going to be alone when it comes to that question because it has been announced...