Why 2004 Was the Best Year in Gaming
Setting the impossible standard.
Setting the impossible standard.
Steam users can now play the free multiplayer beta of Lambda Wars.
Fans seeking to raise $150,000 to launch advertising blitz to encourage Valve to release the long-awaited game.
In-game music player now available to all, with free soundtracks for those who own associated games; Valve sale marks occasion.
Kevin VanOrd dives deeply into Half-Life 2 to explain what makes it one of the best shooters ever made.
Valve partners with Nvidia to offer Half-Life 2 on the Nvidia Shield; it's available today alongside Portal for $10.
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One artist has painstakingly recreated Half-Life 2's opening scene in the Unreal Engine.
Valve co-founder and managing director reveals new facts about himself on Reddit.
Cofounder says studio could have been successful by creating more and more Half-Life games, but wanted to branch out to multiplayer games instead.
Ben Krasnow publishes videos showing off his recent controller inventions; posterior controller may be tied into Valve's VR efforts, he says.
Company files trademark application in Europe for long-awaited action game.
John Patrick Lowrie says Valve not working on long-awaited game due to motion-capture issues, among other things.
Grand prize winners for selected developer and open call categories to win $10,000 cash prize and a chance to demo game at upcoming IndieCade Festival.
Bossa Studios says "this has nothing to do with any Valve games" regarding Easter egg found in game's latest update.
Projects labeled after company's shooters and game engine turn up in internal documentation; other names include "SteamMMO" and "Steam Box".
Danny O'Dwyer is in the house. And so we get all judgmental on everything there is to judge.
Valve updates iconic first-person shooter to work with VR headset; new fan mods show Oculus support for Minecraft and Skyrim.
Experimental psychologist at Half-Life studio says company has conducted experiments where sweat level is measured and used to affect in-game experience.
Valve boss to receive UK award for his "outstanding and exceptional contribution to games."
Images from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios' canceled Half-Life game emerge.
Neca producing 1:1 toy version of Gordon Freeman's go-to gun; will be on display at NY Toy Fair in February; preorders open soon.
Gabe Newell confirms Valve already at work on its next-generation engine; details company's hardware plans and canned projects; rules out Steam exclusives.
First part of Source-powered community mod will be released next week; initial release will stop at Lambda Core level, offering 8-10 hours of gameplay.
Half-Life developer's new employee orientation manual underscores the benefits of a major player in the industry who isn't publicly traded.
With Counter-Strike: Global Offensive coming out later this year, we decided to take a detailed look at one of the most popular online shooters ever made. Lock and load.
Danny returns to Black Mesa and City 17 to remind us how Gordon Freeman saved first-person shooters forever.
It's going to be a crazy year for games in lots of ways. Join us as we gaze into the crystal ball and make some big predictions for the year ...
Valve confirms this week's security breach potentially exposed encrypted credit card numbers, passwords, addresses, more.
National Entertainment Collectibles Association announces agreement with Portal, Half-Life maker for toys, action figures, board games, accessories, and apparel from studio's stable of IP.
Near-billionaire Gabe Newell discusses his privately held developer's finances with Forbes; Steam controls 50 to 70 percent of PC online market.
Financial magazine's crowd-sourced list of candidates to make massive impacts in next year features Valve CEO in recognition of Steam's hold on PC digital distribution.
Valve's digital distribution service hits new milestone on the back of 178 percent user growth; unit sales spike 200 percent in last 12 months.
Half-Life developer to support Apple's OS with Steam, back catalog next month.
[UPDATE 4] Uncharted 2 tops Game Developers Choice Awards with five trophies; PlayStation Move debuts; write-ups of Meier, Pardo, Molyneux, Muzyka, Sakamoto, Yamaoka, Toriyama, and Schafer talks also on tap; ...
Half-Life studio announces full support of Apple's OS for Steam, catalog hits this April; Portal 2 compatibility confirmed; all future games getting simultaneous PC, Mac, 360 release.
Game Informer's rumor column claims the long-awaited final installment of Valve's iconic series won't arrive until next year--if it arrives at all.
Valve cofounder to be honored for creating Steam at March developer conference, as Marble Madness creator is honored by Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.
64 entered. One left. The All-Time Greatest Game Hero has been decided by your votes--find out who the winner was!
GDC Austin 2009: Marc Laidlaw and Erik Wolpaw go over developer's approach to storytelling and how they don't always know what they're doing.
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