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Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month

12/10/2015, Last month in a bid to cut down on scams, Valve introduced a waiting period for gamers who wanted to trade items with each idea. The reason behind this is because hackers who steal Steam accounts try to get rid of the inventory as fast as possible before...

Half-Life 3 Gets Listed In Steam Database

12/07/2015, There’s a robust community out there that keeps a keen eye on the Steam Database to find out what new titles will be coming soon. Steam IDs and associated app names can often reveal valuable information about titles that might be released in the...

Steam Controller Allows For One-Handed Skyrim Gaming

11/13/2015, The Steam controller might not be the best gaming controller of all time, far from it, in fact, but this does not mean that the Steam controller has no strengths at all. On the contrary, the Steam controller is highly customizable, so much so that one...

Valve Finally Gets Around To Fixing Counter-Strike’s Sound

11/12/2015, It would seem that despite Counter-Strike: Global Offensive having been around for a while now that there are still issues remaining that Valve has not fixed. For example one of the issues that gamers have frequently brought up are sound problems within...

First Batch Of Steam Machines Released

11/10/2015, Valve has been toying with the concept of the Steam Machine for a very long time now, and even though plans were unveiled quite a long time back, gamers have had to wait for a long time to get their hands on one. Today the first batch of Valve’s...

Valve Introduces New Way To Combat Lag In DotA 2

11/01/2015, In games where quick reflexes is key to winning, lag is probably the player’s worst enemy. For example a stutter in the computer’s processing means that their aim could be off and that a click could come at a second too late. With Valve’s DotA 2...

Steam Hits New Record With Concurrent Users At 13.48 Million

11/01/2015, There are plenty of avenues in which one can purchase a video game. If you’re looking to buy it digitally, Steam is probably one of the preferred platforms that you can purchase the game from. In fact if you were looking for proof of its popularity, you...

Valve Explains Why Gamers Won’t See Ads On Steam

10/18/2015, With Valve’s Steam platform being extremely popular with many gamers who play online games and who purchase games, it’s safe to say that the platform has many eyeballs on it. This means that placing ads on Steam makes sense and would no doubt generate...

Valve Wants Gamers To Mod The Steam Controller

10/16/2015, The Valve Steam Controller for the Steam Machines is pegged for a release next month. As you might have realized over the past year or so, Valve has been releasing various designs before settling what many thought was the final version. However it seems...

Valve Survey Finds That 42% Of Gamers Won’t Upgrade For VR

10/15/2015, The price of the Oculus Rift headset is still a mystery. However so far what we do know is that it will cost $1,500 all-in, meaning that is the price of the headset along with a brand new PC that will be capable of running it. This seems to suggest that...

Valve May Have Hinted At (Or Trolled) Half-Life 3 In DotA 2 Update

10/11/2015, With all the hype surrounding Half-Life 3 and whether or not it will actually be made, so safe to say that if and when it does, Valve will have some very, very high expectations to meet. In fact it seems that the company isn’t making it easy on...

Man Proposes To Girlfriend Using Valve’s VR Headset

10/04/2015, The HTC Vive was announced this year and from what we know, it is only expected to roll out en masse come 2016. This means that for now, there aren’t many people who have it, save for employees at Valve and HTC where the device was developed thanks to...

DotA 2 Sees A Drop Of Nearly 16% Of Its Players In September

10/01/2015, Earlier this month after months of testing, Valve finally issued an update to DotA 2 that basically gave the game a rather huge and drastic makeover. This update was titled DotA 2: Reborn and it converted the game to Valve’s Source 2 engine. This gave...