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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

By 1 March 2015

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

By 26 February 2015

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

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

By 4 February 2015

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

By 17 December 2014

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

By 2 December 2014

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

By 25 September 2014

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... >>

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

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

By 24 July 2014

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

By 3 June 2014

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

By 28 May 2014

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

By 23 May 2014

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... >>