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Valve hints at Half-Life 3, Portal 3 or Half-Life VR game, which would you prefer?

Valve hints at Half-Life 3, Portal 3 or Half-Life VR game, which would you prefer?

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Valve is working on a new single-player game set in the Half-Life or Portal universes.During a questions and answer session on Reddit, Valve's founder, Gabe Newell, gave several clues as to what that might be.When asked if Valve was working on "any fully-fledged... >>

Steam winter sale underway, here are the best games deals

Steam winter sale underway, here are the best games deals

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The Steam winter sale is always a massive deal for PC and Mac gamers and it's now started.Yes, we've just had a sale as part of the Black Friday period, but that was nothing in comparison to the bargains to be had over Christmas and into the new year.Steam's... >>

Leaked new HTC Vive controllers take design cues from Oculus Touch

Leaked new HTC Vive controllers take design cues from Oculus Touch

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Although the HTC Vive motion controllers are decent enough already, it seems that replacements are in the pipeline.A Valve development slide and hands-on pictures of the prototype controllers have leaked online and they seem to own a lot to the forthcoming... >>

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

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We've been playing with the full consumer version of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for the best part of a week and will soon be posting our extensive review. However, before we do we wanted to share our thoughts on some of the games and experiences... >>

HTC Vive will be available to pre-order and try out from these high street retailers

HTC Vive will be available to pre-order and try out from these high street retailers

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We've quite rightly raved about our adventures with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset in the last year or so, but the only way you can discover what the fuss is about is to experience it yourself.Thankfully, HTC has partnered with a number of stores... >>

Half-Life and Portal movies going ahead says Star Wars director J.J. Abrams

Half-Life and Portal movies going ahead says Star Wars director J.J. Abrams

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The long and eagerly awaited Half-Life and Portal movies are coming and director J.J. Abrams has confirmed more details.Valve's Gabe Newell and Star Wars director J.J. Abrams spoke about a team up back in 2013 but it's only now that confirmation has arrived... >>

HTC Vive owners will be able to play any Steam game inside a VR living room

HTC Vive owners will be able to play any Steam game inside a VR living room

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Valve has announced a way for PC gamers to play any game from inside the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. Any title you have in your Steam library can be accessed while wearing the device, even if it's not designed for VR play.That's because SteamVR... >>

HTC Vive recommended PC specs are slightly more forgiving than Oculus Rift's

HTC Vive recommended PC specs are slightly more forgiving than Oculus Rift's

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HTC has revealed the recommended PC specifications for its virtual reality headset, and while it requires a fairly beefy computer - much like Oculus' rival device - there are one or two concessions that might make it a more accessible option.The HTC Vive... >>

Portal vs Half-Life real world video: Prepare to be gravity gunned away

Portal vs Half-Life real world video: Prepare to be gravity gunned away

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Two of Valve's greatest games have to be Half-Life and Portal. So what better way to combine the two than making a real-world VFX filled video of the two main characters doing battle, over cake?The short film shows what happens when Portal's Chell has... >>

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

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Half-life 3 might be one of the most eagerly anticipated game releases of all time. All that pressure could be one of the reasons the game series creator Valve hasn't got round to making it yet. Sick of waiting, one fan has made his own sequel.Richard... >>

HTC Vive pre-orders open 29 February, will it beat the Rift for price?

HTC Vive pre-orders open 29 February, will it beat the Rift for price?

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HTC will open pre-orders for its Vive virtual reality headset on 29 February.Cher Wang, chief executive of HTC, told the Telegraph during an interview that the company will start to take orders on the leap year day, but has so far kept shtum over its... >>

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

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Valve has revealed that a staggering 77,000 Steam accounts are hacked each month, with the problem multiplying dramatically since the introduction of Steam Trading - the ability to trade away gift copies of games, in-game items and Steam Trading Cards.Thieves... >>

Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale

Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale

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Valve first announced its assault on the living room more years ago, with its Steam Machine console concept, and now the first wave of devices have finally become available for purchase.Valve, which is a video game developer that makes SteamOS (a Linux-based... >>

You might be able to get a HTC Vive VR headset before Christmas

You might be able to get a HTC Vive VR headset before Christmas

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With the consumer model of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset not coming until early next year, perhaps in the spring, there's an ideal opportunity for another company to capitalise. But while HTC and Valve were expected to step up to the plate,... >>

What is Valve's Chaperone and what does it mean for the HTC Vive?

What is Valve's Chaperone and what does it mean for the HTC Vive?

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Valve has filed for a trademark for something it is calling Chaperone, which relates to its virtual reality technologies and has provoked a ripple of excitement from the gaming community.The logo itself is fairly indistinct, but the description of what... >>

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week

Valve hopes to let devs sign up for a free HTC Vive VR headset by next week

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The recently-announced HTC Vive virtual-reality headset from HTC and Valve will launch this spring, but in order to get one of the earliest versions, you'll have to first apply.Unfortunately, only developers will be able to get their hands on the headset.... >>

These are the Steam Machines that could change gaming forever (gallery)

These are the Steam Machines that could change gaming forever (gallery)

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When Valve first announced its intention to take its Steam gaming platform into the living room there was plenty of speculation on how that would be achieved. Would there be a an overall, PC-based Steam Machine to take on Xbox One and PS4 directly? Or... >>

Steam Machine: How much will gaming perfection cost me?

Steam Machine: How much will gaming perfection cost me?

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When it comes to Valve's highly anticipated Steam Machine concept we are finally in the last stretch. Versions of the gaming alternative to the traditional concept will start to appear from multiple retailers in November this year, just in time for Christmas.But... >>

Could Alienware's Steam Machine blow PS4 and Xbox One out of the water?

Could Alienware's Steam Machine blow PS4 and Xbox One out of the water?

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Alienware has announced that it will be the first manufacturer to get Valve's Steam Controller into the hands of the public, when it has the device on its stand at PAX East 2015 in Boston this weekend (from 6 March).It will be using the controller with... >>

Steam Machines finally coming in November and Zotac SN970 will be one of the first out of the blocks

Steam Machines finally coming in November and Zotac SN970 will be one of the first out of the blocks

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It's been quite some time since Valve first detailed its plans for an assault on living rooms, with its SteamOS and Steam Machine console vision, but now we are in the last stretch. The company has revealed that boxes will start to appear from November... >>

This is HTC Vive, the Steam VR headset built by HTC and Valve

This is HTC Vive, the Steam VR headset built by HTC and Valve

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HTC used its Mobile World Congress keynote to announce a partnership with Valve, and launch a VR headset called HTC Vive.Before we talk about Vive, let's take a quick step back. HTC is known as a smartphone company and known best for its Android devices,... >>

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

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UPDATE: According to @SteamDB, Valve has uploaded the above outline image of its SteamVR headset "for use on the Steam Universe demo signup page". The image was commented out of the HTML of the demo sign-up page likely for later use, suggests the source.Valve... >>

Valve could unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015

Valve could unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015

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Finally we may see Gordon Freeman return in a high-resolution next-generation Half-Life 3 sooner than expected. In fact Valve may unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015 at the GDC 2015 from 2 March.Valve is usually extremely tight-lipped on any... >>

'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

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PC game Hatred has had a controversial start to its short life so far. It has become one of the most sought-after games on Steam's Greenlight programme, which allows users to vote whether a title should be sold on the digital download store, yet was pulled... >>

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

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Valve now does video-game streaming.The company has launched a new broadcasting feature for Steam, its internet-based gaming and distribution platform. The feature is available in beta, starting today, and will essentially allow you to watch other people... >>

Steam takes aim at iTunes, wants to be your music player too

Steam takes aim at iTunes, wants to be your music player too

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Valve has pushed a surprising update to Steam that has shades of the iTunes or WinAmp to it. As well as serve as the hub for all of your PC, Mac or Linux games, the developer wants you to play all of your music through it too.The service has added a music... >>

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

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A demonstration pic of the Steam Controller has surfaced that suggests Valve might have backed down in its all-touch panel design and added a thumbstick to it after all.Opinions have been split on Valve's controller concept since it released pictures... >>

New Valve VR headset crops up in testing

New Valve VR headset crops up in testing

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Valve is working on a virtual reality headset in the wake of losing Oculus Rift to Facebook. VR gaming is still coming and it looks like the Oculus Rift style headset is on its way.The new Valve headset has appeared in photos on Reddit after the recent... >>

Valve's Steam Machine console delayed until 2015, Steam Controller design could change again

Valve's Steam Machine console delayed until 2015, Steam Controller design could change again

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Valve has revealed that the expected release date for its Steam Controller and therefore the official Steam Machine consoles has been shifted to next year. It is unlikely we will see the long awaited project ready for consumer release until 2015.The... >>

Half-Life 3 being 'worked on' confirms Valve employee, E3 showing still unlikely though

Half-Life 3 being 'worked on' confirms Valve employee, E3 showing still unlikely though

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A Valve employee has confirmed that the developer and owner of Steam will be releasing Half-Life 3 in the future, although it could still be some way off.The creator of Counter Strike, Minh Lee, told goRGNtv in an interview on its Twitch channel that... >>

37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed

37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed

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Steam has been one of the major success stories in the gaming world over the last few years. Valve's digital game retail and delivery platform had 75 million daily active users by January this year and, in all likelihood, more than that now.It's so successful,... >>

Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield

Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield

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Valve's Portal video game will soon land for Tegra-powered Android devices, according to Nvidia.Portal, which debuted in 2007 for Microsoft Windows, as well as the Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3 consoles, is a first-person puzzle-platform video game... >>

Valve's updated Steam Controller pictured with new buttons and no touchscreen

Valve's updated Steam Controller pictured with new buttons and no touchscreen

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Valve previously announced it would update its Steam Controller by ditching the touchscreen and embracing physical buttons, but the gaming company has yet to share a press image of the device...until now.Say hello to Valve's revamped Steam Controller... >>

Steam games could become a lot cheaper thanks to new developer tool

Steam games could become a lot cheaper thanks to new developer tool

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Valve is implementing a new tool for developers, which, in some cases, could make game prices on Steam much cheaper. Valve will now allow developers to run Steam game sales and discount games whenever developers choose, the company has announced through... >>

Microsoft's PC gaming chief leaves after just months at the company

Microsoft's PC gaming chief leaves after just months at the company

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Valve's former Steam boss was hired by Microsoft to lead its PC gaming division in August 2013. Now he's gone after just six months.Jason Holtman, Microsoft's director of business development for the PC gaming and entertainment division, has left the... >>

Valve announces Steam Music for you to jam while gaming

Valve announces Steam Music for you to jam while gaming

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Valve has announced that a Steam Music feature is coming soon to SteamOS and Steam Big Picture mode. It will first launch as a beta, where participants will be "invited in waves" until the feature goes lives for all gamers. Steam Music will allow gamers... >>

Valve SteamOS beta update adds support for BIOS-based PCs, dual-booting, and more

Valve SteamOS beta update adds support for BIOS-based PCs, dual-booting, and more

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Valve's SteamOS beta just got a lot more powerful and useful, thanks to a significant beta update that brought support for somewhat necessary features. When Valve released SteamOS beta in December, it warned that only experienced Linux users should try... >>

Valve ditching the touchscreen on its Steam Controller

Valve ditching the touchscreen on its Steam Controller

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Valve has plans to change the current state of its Steam Controller, before it begins shipping with Steam Machines from a slew of manufacturers later this year.The company announced at its Steam Dev Days developer summit on Wednesday that it will remove... >>

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

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Valve has announced that Steam now features an experimental mode for use with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.Those who have used the system report that a giant floating screen is projected and head tracking allows you to look around within that.READ:... >>

Gigabyte Brix Pro Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

Gigabyte Brix Pro Steam Machine announced at CES 2014

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Gigabyte was one of Valve's early leaked partners in the Steam Machine building army. Now, at CES 2014, Gigabyte has revealed its Brix Pro machine.The cube-shaped box houses a quad-core 3.2GHz Intel Core i7-4770R processor with an Intel Iris Pro 5200... >>

The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more

The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more

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At the start of CES 2014 Valve announced 12 partners that will be making Steam Machines. As they've been unveiled we've been bringing you the news and now we have them here in one place. 2014 could be the year PC gaming overtakes consoles, even with... >>

Valve's first 12 Steam Machines partners revealed: Alienware, Gigabyte and more

Valve's first 12 Steam Machines partners revealed: Alienware, Gigabyte and more

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Valve's big press event at CES 2014 isn't happening until Monday afternoon, but that isn't stopping Engadget from dropping a bit of information early.The publication has revealed the 12 companies that will be making third-party Steam Machines during 2014.... >>

Steam Machine user gives early tour of SteamOS, gameplay

Steam Machine user gives early tour of SteamOS, gameplay

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Valve's beta Steam Machine box has been in the households of 300 beta participants for over 48 hours, and now, the first impressions are starting to trickle out.Following a thorough unboxing of the Steam Machine over the weekend, YouTube user Corey Nelson... >>

Lucky few unbox the beta Steam Machine for first time, sent by Valve in magical wooden box

Lucky few unbox the beta Steam Machine for first time, sent by Valve in magical wooden box

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Valve's beta Steam Machine has landed in the hands of its 300 beta participants and subsequently, a few unboxings of the exclusive gaming machine have hit the net. Valve got creative with the Steam Machine, sending it in a wooden crate, instead of the normal... >>

Valve's SteamOS download goes live, experienced Linux users can grab it now

Valve's SteamOS download goes live, experienced Linux users can grab it now

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Valve's SteamOS is now available for download, as promised.Valve announced earlier this week that it would ship Steam Machine prototypes to 300 beta testers and make SteamOS available for everyone to download on 13 December. That day has finally arrived;... >>

SteamOS, Steam Machines and Steam Controller: Everything you need to know

SteamOS, Steam Machines and Steam Controller: Everything you need to know

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Valve has long shown dominance in the PC gaming arena, thanks to its Steam software that has been the go-to place to download PC-based games since 2002.But one area that it hasn't yet grabbed a foothold in is the living room, but with SteamOS and Steam... >>

Digital Storm teases plans for $1,400 Steam Machine aimed at high-end gamers

Digital Storm teases plans for $1,400 Steam Machine aimed at high-end gamers

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Boutique PC maker Digital Storm has revealed it will get in the Steam Machine game in 2014. It will show off its offering at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in January, and the machine will be priced at $1,469 (£897) when it hits the market. In... >>

Valve's SteamOS download to arrive on 13 December, alongside Steam Machines for 300 beta testers

Valve's SteamOS download to arrive on 13 December, alongside Steam Machines for 300 beta testers

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Valve just announced that it will ship Steam Machine prototypes to 300 beta testers on 13 December. What's more interesting, though, is that Valve will also make Steam OS available to everyone to download on that same day."The time has come! We are ready... >>

First of the Steam Machines revealed: iBuyPower plans to show prototype PC console at CES

First of the Steam Machines revealed: iBuyPower plans to show prototype PC console at CES

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When Valve announced its Steam Machines PC games console concept a couple of months ago, it was big news. Since then though we've had a couple of mainstream gaming launches that have deflected attention somewhat. The PS4 and Xbox One are out there now... >>

Half-Life 3 will not be on SteamOS or Steam machines only

Half-Life 3 will not be on SteamOS or Steam machines only

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Valve has confirmed that it won't be making games that are SteamOS or Steam machine exclusives. That means when Half-Life 3 arrives it will be available, hopefully, on all platforms.READ: Valve's Steam hits 65 million users, surpassing Xbox LiveIGN spoke... >>