Valve Will Start Moderating Steam Game Discussion Boards

Valve has announced that it will soon start moderating the game discussion boards on its Steam platform. The task won’t be delegated to developers as the company’s content moderators will now be keeping an eye on the discussion boards to ensure that the discussions are as per the community guidelines. This new policy will go into effect on September 25th.


Valve Wants Developers To Write Their Own Content Warnings On Steam

When it comes to distribution platforms, such as Apple’s App Store, some have criticized how strict and rigid it can be when it comes to the review process. At the same time there are also platforms such as Valve’s Steam, where a few months ago the company decided to opt for a more hands-off approach where basically anything can be uploaded, as long as it is not illegal.


Free CSGO Version Now Being Offered By Valve For Offline Play

Valve launched an updated version of its popular Counter Strike game back in 2012 called Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The new title brought improvements to the gameplay and the graphics. In a bid to get more players in on the fun, Valve is now offering a free version of CSGO for offline play.


DotA 2’s The International Tournament Moves To Shanghai For 2019

Valve’s The International annual DotA 2 tournament has been held in Seattle for the past 6 years, but this year they shook things up by having the event held in Vancouver, Canada. However it seems that its stop in Canada might be rather brief because come 2019, Valve will be taking the event to Shanghai, China.


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Gabe Newell DotA 2 Voice Pack Announced

Valve’s Gabe Newell is someone who is highly revered by the community, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Newell can now be had as a voice pack in DotA 2. Yup, if you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to hear Newell announce in-game events in DotA 2, you now have that opportunity via a voice pack.


New Steam Play Update Lets Windows Games Run On Linux Machines

The other day it was reported that Valve could be working on something in which it would make it easier for developers to create Windows games that could also run on Linux on Steam. The good news for those running Linux machines is that it looks like Valve has something for you in the form of an updated version of Steam Play.


Valve’s Upcoming ‘Artifact’ Game Will Have A Beta This October

It has been a while since Valve launched a brand new game, and while many are undoubtedly still hanging onto the hope that we will eventually see Half-Life 3, Valve did announce a while back that their next game would be called Artifact. This is a digital card game that would be based on DotA 2.


Valve’s Steam TV Streaming Platform Goes Live Again

The other day Valve accidentally made its Steam TV streaming platform public. According to the company, it was by accident as they said that they were testing it out and it was not meant to be public. However it seems that Valve might have given up trying to keep it a secret because it looks like Steam TV is live again.


Valve Accidentally Launches New Broadcasting Platform Steam TV

Streaming is a huge deal these days, whether it be music, movies, TV shows, or games. This is why it did not exactly come as a huge surprise to see Valve launch its own streaming platform in the form of Steam TV, although it appears that this wasn’t really by choice as it was launched by accident.


Valve Could Be Working To Get Windows Games Running On Linux

Valve’s Steam Machines and the Steam Controller seemed like a really interesting way that the company was going to shake up the gaming landscape. Unfortunately while the Steam Controller might be a hit with gamers, the Steam Machines haven’t really been met with the same levels of success.


Indie Title Cuphead Sells 3 Million Copies Worldwide

Despite having been announced a while ago, indie darling Cuphead only managed to launch last year. However it seems that all the wait was worth it because according to its developer, the game has since managed to go on and sell 3 million units worldwide, and to celebrate that milestone, they are having a sale.


Fallout 76 Will Not Be Launching On Steam

Before Steam, games were distributed individually via either the publisher or developer’s website, or they are purchased in physical format. However now that Steam is around, it’s not surprising to see that whenever PC games are launched, they are launched via Steam as one of the channels that gamers can get the game from.


OpenAI’s Bots Just Beat Professional DotA 2 Players

As you might have heard, Elon Musk’s OpenAI initiative had plans to play against some professional DotA 2 players in a bid to test how good AI can be at teamwork. It turns out that they can be very effective at teamwork because it seems that the bots managed to beat a group of professional DotA 2 players.


Valve’s ‘Artifact’ Will Be Released November 28

It has been a while since Valve launched a new game and back in 2017, the company announced their latest creation in the form of Artifact. For those unfamiliar, Artifact is a card game based on DotA 2 but the company has kept mum on its release, at least until now when they have confirmed it.