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Preview – Dota 2 Launch

by Bill - on Jun 23rd 2013 - No Comments

With the stage set for The International 3 (August 7 to 11), the biggest Dota 2 (Defense of the Ancients 2) tournament with more than 2 million dollars in prizes, Valve is finally ready to unveil its product to the public. The game has been in beta for nearly two years while the developers at Valve have slowly but surely been adding more...

J.J. Abrams and Valve Announce Plans for a Half-Life or Portal Film and New Video Game

by William Saw - on Feb 6th 2013 - No Comments

At DICE 2013 today, film director J.J. Abrams has revealed he will be working with Half-Life and Portal developer Valve on a new video game and cinematic films of the Valve franchises. ...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Available on Steam, PSN, and Xbox Live

by William Saw - on Aug 22nd 2012 - No Comments

Valve, today announced that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now available on Steam and Playstation Network as of now, with the Xbox Live Arcade version to be available later this Wednesday morning. CS: GO is the next step in the Counter-Strike series, with 45 weapons, new maps, visuals, leaderboards, and 165 Steam achievements. ...

Free Portal 2 DLC Perpetual Testing Initative Coming May 8th

by William Saw - on Apr 27th 2012 - No Comments

Valve has announced free Portal 2 DLC, “Perpetual Testing Initative,” coming to the PC and Mac May 8th. The “Perpetual Testing Initative” lets players create, share, and play Portal 2 puzzles. The puzzle maker can be directly uploaded to Steam’s Workshop where others can browse, vote, and play your challenging...

Free Portal 2 DLC ‘Peer Review’ Coming October 4th

by William Saw - on Oct 3rd 2011 - No Comments

Valve has announced the free DLC update for Portal 2 will release across multiple platforms: Steam, Xbox Live, PSN on October 4th. Which means tomorrow. The free DLC “Peer Review” is available to all owners of Portal 2 via download on Xbox 360, PS3, and will be automatically downloaded via Steam on PC and Mac platforms.

In “Peer Review,” players will rejoin Atlus and P-Body in a new co-op track and match wits with GlaDOS. The DLC features single player, co-op Challenge Mode, and leaderboards. For more information, visit http://thinkwithportals.com/ for the final installment of Portal 2’s soundtrack, Music to Test By.

Gamescom ’11: Dota 2 Trailer, The International

by William Saw - on Aug 16th 2011 - 1 Comment

Valve is debuting Dota 2 to the public at this year’s Gamescom in Germany this week but the publisher has further plans. Introducing The International, the inaugural Dota 2 championships featuring the best Dota players around the world competing over the course of the five day trade show.

The tournament will be broadcast over the internet and the winning team receives $1 million. Dota 2 will release 2012 for PC and Mac. For more details visit www.dota2.com. (more…)

Counter-Strike Returns for Global Offensive, Targets 2012 for Consoles, PC

by William Saw - on Aug 12th 2011 - 2 Comments

Valve announced Counter-Strike: Global Offensive today for Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network, and Steam in early 2012. CS: GO is being developed by the folks at Hidden Path Entertainment who previously lend its support in providing various Source engine updates.

The next iteration promises new weapons, maps, characters, as well as a revamp of classic Counter-Strike content you know and love (de_dust). CS: GO will be showcased for attendees going to this year’s PAX Prime in Seattle and Eurogamer Expo in London, UK. (more…)

New Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Coming Early Thanks to Community

by Trevor Stamp - on Jul 11th 2011 - No Comments

Valve announced today that they will release the upcoming Dead Air DLC for Left 4 Dead 2 early, or on July 22 at the latest, thanks to a community challenge by the developer. (more…)

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