Torchlight 2 Adds Steam Workshop Support
0 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on April 3, 2013 under Articles & News, General, News
Time for a resurgence in the hack and slash click-a-thon genre. Torchlight 2 brings Steam workshop support, quite a off from their initial plan. Torchlight 2 has always supported mods with it's robust modding tools available from day one of release. Mods are bountiful on websites such as Moddb.com, but this creates many problems for players that don't want to bother with the steps involved with ... more.
Valve Prepares Steam Box Prototypes
1 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on March 6, 2013 under Articles & News
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell dropped a bomb at the annual British Academy of Television Arts (BAFTA) Game Awards, when he mentioned that a number of Steam Box Console prototypes are expected to ship out to testers in 3-4 months. He remained tight-lipped when grilled about a new Half-Life title. (Bummer!) But testers get ready! "We'll be giving out some prototypes to customers to gauge th... more.
Infinity Ward Developers Going Indie?
1 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on March 3, 2013 under Articles & News
Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward posted images with the caption "Game Development" of specially branded technology, possibly something underway with the new modular PC called the Piston. They also posted the same image on twitter with a "What's This?" caption. Infinity Ward hasn't announced any 'new' projects, but did say (last month) that we are to expect another Call of Duty title before... more.
Steam Big Picture Mode Enters Beta
0 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on September 11, 2012 under Articles & News, News
Big screen PC gaming has become less of a hassle with Valve's open beta test of their new "Big Picture mode." Steam users only need to opt in for the steam beta to receive access. (Under user settings) Why is this mode worth any sort of news? Well good sir's or madam's this mode allows users to browse through basically all of your normal Steam functions with a Xbox 360 controller, and is m... more.
Steam Sales A Go-Go!
0 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on July 12, 2012 under News
PC users, Steam users rejoyce! After waiting for what seemed like forever, the annual Steam sales are finally here to destroy all extra money we have. 10 days of store wide discounts and 9 massively discounted games. To further pick at that "I GOTTA SPEND MONEY" center of the brain, every eight hours a new game will be discounted, voted on by the community via a poll of 3 different g... more.
Valve Lets Users Decide What Games Come To Steam
0 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on July 10, 2012 under News
Yesterday Valve announced their new project for their digital distribution service named "Greenlight." Steam has always sold most of the games we want to see come to the service, and most people have been happy with their decisions. Apparently Valve has not had quite as great of a time deciding on every smaller company's game, however, they did roll out their Steam Workshop platform last ye... more.
Rumor: Half-Life 2:Episode 3 Concept Art? You Decide.
0 CommentsPosted by DJ on June 27, 2012 under Featured, Rumor
Now I'll be the first one to tell you that if this turns out to be real concept art from the highly-anticipated final chapter in the Half-Life 2 series, I will be as giddy as a school girl. Ever since my father bought me the original Half-Life 2 on CD-ROM for my PC back in 1998, I've been fascinated with the world Valve has created. The concept art was found on ValveTime, and unofficial Valve f... more.
Rumor: Valve Working On A Console?
0 CommentsPosted by Kevin Craig on March 3, 2012 under News, Rumor
According to a report by fellow gaming website The Verge, beloved game developer Valve is in set to reveal a set top box, codenamed the 'Steambox' that they are hoping will compete with the current generation game consoles. The report by The Verge cites 'uncovered information' that points to Valve is developing a 'low cost, micro-sized' computer that will give gamers access to Valve's vast St... more.
Skyrim Creation Kit Is Out, Other Goodies Avail Too
0 CommentsPosted by DJ on February 7, 2012 under Articles & News, Featured, General, News
As if Bethesda hadn't already solidified themselves as one of the great developers in the business today, now they've gone and really done it. Earlier today Bethesda released the Skyrim Creation Kit, better known as the Construction Set to Elder Scrolls Veterans, as well as two other really awesome goodies. One thing to note though that differentiates this creation kit from its' predecessors it... more.
Fans Take To Steam In Protest For Half-Life 3
0 CommentsPosted by Kevin Craig on February 6, 2012 under News
Over 10,000 die hard fans of Valve's critically acclaimed Half-Life Series took to the companies gaming site Steam over the weekend to play the beloved first person shooter/action game 'Half-Life 2.' Why did all of these people log on to HL2 you ask? Well, these fans were sick and tired of Valve dragging their feet and refusing to release any information on the next installment of the series, wh... more.
And The GamesMaster Golden Joystick Ultimate Game of the Year Is…
0 CommentsPosted by DJ on October 23, 2011 under Articles & News, General, News
In case you've never heard of the GamesMaster Golden Joystick Awards (shame on you.) I will give you a quick rundown. The Golden Joystick awards have been running annually for the past 29 years. Each year they hand out several awards for the best titles from the past 12 months entirely decided by you, the gaming public. Now if that is not cool enough they also each year have a slew of first-lo... more.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Preview
1 CommentsPosted by Aaron Johnston on October 8, 2011 under Previews
As we know already Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is available in the Beta stages for Pro gamers and invited guests as of early October. Casual and competitive modes will be available in the new game and a whole host of other toys for us to gaze upon. Multi-Platform is an unwanted and wanted feature for Valves new headliner. Personally I welcome the chance to play against PS3 and Xbox 360 player... more.
Team Fortress 2 Changes Hats, Dons The Free To Play Fedora
1 CommentsPosted by ScottHughes on June 24, 2011 under Articles & News, General, News
All this week the PC multiplayer shooter/hat trading simulation known as Team Fortress 2 released a few new guns, secondary items, and hats. During this update bonanza came the long awaited for "Meet the Medic" video, one in a series of videos depicting the charismatic characters that make up the games 9 unique classes. The game is truly a blast to play, and easy for newcomers to jump into. Fo... more.
Portal 2 Contest Winner Announced
1 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on April 18, 2011 under Contests
If you have been following us either on here, on our Facebook, or on our Twitter, you have surely noticed our ongoing Portal 2 contest. Well, the contest is finally over and we are pleased to announce that, through random selection, the winner of the contest is Ryan Yaconiello (AKA Ryan Yac)! The winner has been notified and he will be receiving a copy of Portal 2 for Xbox 360, his platform ... more.