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Valve in 2015

Valve: Steam Link game-streaming device, controller, free Source 2, and VR in 2015


Announce ALL the things, just not Half-Life 3
Mar 03
Valve just announced a number of new products for 2015 along with some pricing details. (Leave it to Valve to reveal hardware with dates and pricing at the same time.) This year, the company will release: Steam Link, Steam Ma... read
Silent Hill: Alchemilla

Fan-made Silent Hill game looks like a disturbing delight


Who could ever get tired of spooky hospitals?
Jan 19
If you're looking for something spooky to hold you over between P.T and the full release of Silent Hills, you may be interested in this new, free, fan-made Source mod, Silent Hill: Alchemilla. For a fan effort, Alchemilla lo... read
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Valve releases Dota 2 mod tools and possibly Source 2 (or parts of it)


Speculation points to a 'soft launch' of the new engine
Aug 07
Valve has released an alpha build of its Dota 2 Workshop Tools which will enable folks to create, share, and play custom maps and game modes for Dota 2. That's going to be huge and if you played custom games in Warcraft III, ... read
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Leaked presentation shows Left 4 Dead 2 in Source 2


No infected in sight
Jan 27
Famed NeoGAF leaker CBOAT has posted a screencap of what appears to be a Valve slideshow presentation detailing Source 2. The PowerPoint shows Left 4 Dead 2's plantation level rebuilt in the new engine and one of the slides, ... read

Insurgency out on January 22 via Steam


Leaving Early Access after nine months
Jan 14
Look, another first-person shooter! Squad-based shooter Insurgency has been available for the last nine months now through Steam Early Access, but the game is officially out of beta come January 22 for Windows and Mac. ... read
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Valve database lists Left 4 Dead 3, Half-Life 3 teams


A breakdown of who's working on what
Oct 02
Yesterday's discovery of Valve's trademark of Half-Life 3 in Europe didn't do much for me. This latest story, however, is an entirely different matter. The company's JIRA database for project management was publicly accessibl... read
Plus Source 2 gets mentioned again
Fans from the Reddit DOTA 2 community went on a tour of Valve recently and some secrets may have been spilled among the many photos that were taken. A picture of an employee's computer screen was captured, and upon closer ins... read feature

By Freddie Wong
Garry's Mod, the most famous mod of all time, comes to life in this little ode by filmmaker Freddie Wong. Everyone's always wanted to launch into the sky in a rocket propelled bathtub with a little gnome, right? read feature

It's robot hell in this brilliant Team Fortress 2 short


Team Fortress 2 meets Futurama
May 04
Back in the glory days of Futurama came the brilliant "Hell Is Other Robots" episode that saw bender going to Robot Hell after committing some sins. The Robot Devil performs a little musical piece detailing Bender's torture in hell, and YouTuber MisterMulluc beautifully recreates the performance in Team Fortress 2 using the Source Filmmaker. This is just wonderful. read
Half-Life 2

Half-Life 2 modded to include motion tracking


Simple source engine mod makes head tracking a reality
Feb 04
I really want to get my hands on an Oculus Rift headset as soon as possible; all this talk about accurate and non-vomit-inducing head tracking is leaving me really intrigued. Modder Nathan Andrews has jumped the gun and... read

The DTOID Show: Mass Effect 4, Source 2, & Adam Sessler


Plus: Stop cursing on the cyberwebs, CoDBloppers!
Nov 12
Hey gang! We're back with another steaming pile of gaming news for your brain-holes! A new Mass Effect game is in the works, and the exciting part is that it's gonna be running Frostbite 2. Black Ops II comes out tomorro... read

Gabe Newell confirms upcoming Source 2 engine


But won't talk about Half-Life 3
Nov 12
A group of lucky 4chan members visited Valve HQ recently (what?!) and they tried to get some questions in on upcoming projects during their visit.  I'm glad that someone asked about those hints to a Source 2 engine that ... read

Black Mesa is now available, I am playing it, and I can tell you that it's awesome. It is an amazing recreation of the original Half-Life with updated graphics and sounds. We'll have a review up soon. In the meantime, here's... read feature

Hints at Valve's Source 2 engine found in Filmmaker code


Aug 06
Deep in the code of Valve's Source Filmmaker software, references to what may be the company's next-generation game engine are made. The folks at Valvetime spotted multiple references to something called the "Source... read

Revelations 2012 first came to my attention when a random Twitter pal recommended it, presumably under the impression that I would find something to love in the same way I regularly watch Alien Resurrection and enjoy every sh... read feature


I’d say I’m not biased one way or another, but I’d be lying: I had to delete Team Fortress 2 from my hard drive in order to make room for Nuclear Dawn. It’s a fitting trade-off, since they are both t... read feature

E.Y.E has a silly name, but looks pretty good!


Jul 27
StreumOnStudio’s Source-driven shooter E.Y.E may have a ludicrous name, but this cyberpunk-flavored shooter with roleplaying features might be a surprising little indie hit. We have two new trailers for the game (yanke... read

Indie-developer FPS/RPG E.Y.E. is something to watch


Oct 20
French indie developer Streum on Studio is still working on E.Y.E., an FPS/RPG hybrid built with the innards of the Source engine. A little bit Deus Ex with a splash of System Shock and perhaps even F.E.A.R., the title aims t... read

Indie Nation: Research and Development


Jul 19
Our "Indie Nation" series highlights kickass independent games.Here is everything you need to know about Research and Development:- You can download it here  - Despite being a mod, it is better than the entiret... read

Indie Nation: Handle With Care


Jul 18
Our "Indie Nation" series highlights interesting games from the world of independents.Handle With Care, the sequel to Polaris and second game in Robert Yang's Radiator series, came out yesterday. It's interesti... read

Indie Nation: Polaris


Jun 19
Half-Life 2's Source engine may well be one of the most reliably satisfying pieces of technology in the modern gaming world. It gave us gravity guns, zombie hordes, portal physics -- and now, of all things, a stargazing simul... read

Bring me Salvation: New Source-powered shooter coming to PC/360


Mar 11
I think the best thing about the screenshots for Black Wing Foundation's new shooter Salvation is that they all look exactly the same, just in different places. Generic man with gun standing in dark city, generic man with gun... read

Orange Box games added to Source SDK


Nov 07
Bring on the mods! Valve has announced that the Source SDK now supports The Orange Box. You know what that means, right? It means that new content Half-Life 2: Episode Two, Team Fortress 2, and Portal will be here soon enough... read

No Portal planned for Wii, says Valve


Oct 30
I don't know what it is with you people. You think any game that involves aiming, shooting, swinging, shuffling, kicking, punching, poking, or pulling would be great on the Wii. So when rumors spread across the Internet that ... read

How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: general tips


Oct 10
Welcome to the last entry in our "blah blah blah Team Fortress 2 blah" daily series. The Orange Box came out today, so if you can be arsed to read this, I shall be truly surprised.Having tackled every class individ... read

The Demoman from Team Fortress 2 is a Black Scottish cyclops!


Oct 09
The latest in the Team Fortress 2 "Meet the" series introduces us to the Demoman. Out of all the videos released so far, I have to say this is my favorite one yet. There's nothing like listening to a drunken Scotsma... read

How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Spy


Oct 09
This is our second-to-last "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" article, and that can only mean one thing; The Orange Box comes out tomorrow. Thus far, we've tackled every class but one -- the Spy. My ... read

How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Medic


Oct 08
This is part seven of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" -- yet, interestingly enough, it is the only installment which opens with a selection from a recent Doctor Who episode ins... read

How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Pyro


Oct 07
We're up to part seven of our ten-part series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2." Three days until The Orange Box, bay-bay.Today's article examines the Pyro, a class which has been the subject of co... read

How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Demoman


Oct 06
Hey, look -- it's part eight of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2," wherein we dispense advice of questionable worth and validity for each day leading up to the release of The Oran... read






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