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GoldenEye: Source is still around and it's about to be updated

We're a day out from GoldenEye: Source 5.0 and, good lord, this project has been going on for more than a decade! Crazier yet: we even covered it back when it was new! That's baffling to think about. This is a free Source Engine mod that r...   read

 
 
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Man channels the spirit of Solid Snake in CS:GO

As a person who has spent well over 300 hours as a Spy in TF2, I'm no stranger to the thrill of sneaking behind your opponent's back and maneuvering around them for a sneaky win in a Source game. But, the Spy has the benefit of a cloaking d...   read

 
 
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Like solving puzzles with little to no help? INFRA might be for you

Some games just hand out answers to puzzles -- if you can even call them that -- with numbers or solutions written nearby. While the first-person adventure INFRA does this a bit, it certainly isn't holding your hand most of the time. I...   read

 
 
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Here are the winners of Valve's 2015 Saxxy awards

Valve used to make really god damn cool videos for its games. Alongside the now legendary Team Fortress 2 Meet the… videos, it also produced some rad videos for Left 4 Dead and Portal 2. The last one I can find is for ...   read

 
 
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Garry's Mod is getting a virtual reality-focused sequel

Garry’s Mod is getting a sequel after almost ten years. In an interview with PCGamesN, Facepunch founder Garry Newman said a follow-up was in the works, with the intention of it making use of VR technology: …I mean we’re...   read

 
 
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Valve announces Dota 2 Reborn, new engine, new UI, less frustration

Valve has announced a massive update for their mind bogglingly popular MOBA, Dota 2. Dota 2 Reborn will be a top-to-bottom overhaul, reworking and tweaking just about every aspect of the game. Chief among these changes is a brand new engine...   read

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

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 Machines, a virtu...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Silent Hill game looks like a disturbing delight

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 looks gorgeous, p...   read

 
 
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Valve releases Dota 2 mod tools and possibly Source 2 (or parts of it)

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, I think you'll ...   read

 
 
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Leaked presentation shows Left 4 Dead 2 in Source 2

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, shown above, is...   read

 
 


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Insurgency out on January 22 via Steam

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.  The game featu...   read

 
 
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Valve database lists Left 4 Dead 3, Half-Life 3 teams

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 accessible for long enou...   read

 
 
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Looks like Left 4 Dead 3 is in the works

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 inspection you can...   read

 
 
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Watch this: An ode to Garry's Mod

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

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

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 Yo...   read

 
 
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Half-Life 2 modded to include motion tracking

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 tweaked the So...   read

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

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 tomorrow, and it's got...   read

 
 
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Gabe Newell confirms upcoming Source 2 engine

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 we saw some tim...   read

 
 
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Impressions: Black Mesa is awesome

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 30 minutes of ...   read

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

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 2 engine," and...   read

 
 
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Review: Revelations 2012

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 shameful second. ...   read

 
 
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Review: Nuclear Dawn

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 team-based firs...   read

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

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 (yanked from RPS) and...   read

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

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 to please those ...   read

 
 
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Indie Nation: Research and Development

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 entirety of Half-Life:...   read

 
 
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