For many, many years now, gamers have been eagerly anticipating the announcement of Half-Life 3. Unfortunately, that has yet to happen, but it seems that Valve has decided to breathe some new life into the Half-Life franchise by officially announcing Half-Life: Alyx, the latest title to be part of the Half-Life universe.
If you’re one of the many, many gamers who have been wishing and hoping for Half-Life 3, you’re could be in luck, sort of. This is because Valve has officially announced a new Half-Life game, but unfortunately, it is not Half-Life 3 that we’ve all been waiting for. Instead, Valve has announced Half-Life: Alyx.
For a while we have been hearing the rumors that Apple could be working on an augmented reality headset. In fact, according to the predictions of a very well-connected analyst, it seems that 2020 could actually be the year that we see such a headset debut from the Cupertino company.
When it comes to game distribution platforms, Steam is more or less the default one. However, in recent years, we’ve started to see more companies launch their own platforms, like EA launching Origins and Epic launching the Epic Game Store. Typically in these cases, these companies tend to make their games exclusive to their own platforms.
Earlier this month, Valve teased an upcoming new feature for Steam in the form of Remote Play Together. If you were excited by the feature, you’ll be pleased to learn that Valve has since announced that the feature is currently in beta and that gamers who are interested will be able to take part in it.
There are plenty of games that come with local multiplayer options. This means that players in the same room can all play the game and will not require them to have an internet connection. However, the problem with such games is that it requires all players to be present in the same place at the same time.
When you buy a physical copy of a game and you’re done with it, you can take it to a store or put it up online to resell. Unfortunately, due to the nature of digital games, it’s almost impossible to do the same. However, this does not mean that users have stopped trying. In fact, a recent ruling by a French high court has made it so that European consumers […]
The next time you catch yourself telling your kids to not play so much video games, you might want to rethink that. Why? Because Valve’s The International Dota 2 championship has just ended, where the winning team, OG, took home prize money amounting to an eye-watering $15,603,133.
A lot of how recommendation systems work is based on things you’ve interacted with in the past. For example, if you’re browsing cameras on Amazon, chances are the next time you visit, you’ll start seeing recommendations for cameras or camera accessories. However, Valve is hoping to improve on its recommendation system by using AI.
Valve’s Half-Life 3 is kind of like the unicorn of video games at the moment. This is because at this point in time, no one knows for sure if the company ever plans on releasing the title. However, if you’re one of the many gamers who have been hoping for good news, recent comments made by Valve’s Gabe Newell has renewed our hope for the game.
It has been a long time since Valve released a brand new IP, and if you were hoping for that to happen, you might be in for a wait. However, it seems that in the meantime, the company is looking to leverage its existing IP by announcing the launch of a new game based on the Dota franchise called “Underlords”.
It goes without saying that Steam is one of the more widely-used game distribution platforms at the moment, and as such, there are many users who rely on its service to not only play games, but to keep in touch with their friends as well. For those who want to stay in touch with their Steam friends on the go, you’re in luck.
Last year, Valve announced the Steam Link app for mobile devices. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the Steam Link app basically allows gamers to play their Steam games on their mobile devices. This works by streaming games from your computer onto your smartphone or tablet.
It has been about 10 years since the last Left 4 Dead game was released. We’re sure many are looking forward to its potential sequel and while we have no idea if the game is in the works, a recent teaser video seemed to suggest that Valve could have something to announce in the near future.