Steam saw around 7.2 million gamers logged in at the same time on Sunday, December 1, a new record for Valve’s digital distribution platform.
The Playstation 4 and Xbox One are in the spotlight right now, but Valve’s upcoming Steam Box may be a larger threat to traditional consoles than most people realize.
Valve is set to reveal its own virtual reality hardware at the turn of the year.
Steam has fast risen to become the preeminent digital distribution service for PC gaming with 65 million registered users.
Valve has released a new trailer that shows the Steam Controller being used to play games like Portal 2 and Civ 5, demonstrating the device's trackpads and overall flexibility with real-time gaming.
While the first wave of prototypes have shipped with Nvidia cards, the PC-consoles will be available with Intel, Nvidia, or AMD GPUs come 2014.
The game company’s PC console will be skipping AMD in favor of Intel CPUs and Titan GPUs in its first batch of devices sent out to beta testers.
Trademark filed for sequel to Half-Life 3 nearly a decade after the greatest PC game ever was released, and the near vapor-ware sequel makes an appearance on a Valve bug tracker.
Valve's recent announcements have certainly caught the attention of the current leaders of the console realm, and both Microsoft and Sony are taking an active interest in the company's Steam Machine tech as it solidifies into a very real competitor for the two gaming giants.
Valve's new Steam Controller is a different kind of input device that is set to optimize gameplay on all Steam titles, and will be compatible with the upcoming Steam Machine console.
Valve launched a new teaser site, with a countdown clock that will end Monday 10AM PT. It is likely that the countdown is related to the Steam Box announcement.
Valve has announced a Family Sharing service for Steam that lets gamers share their library of games on 10 additional devices. The caveat here is that a game in the shared library can only be accessible to one account at a time.
Valve’s former director of business development, Jason Holtman has been hired by Microsoft. Holtman worked with Valve for over eight years, during which he turned Steam into one of the world’s best digital distribution platforms.
Recently a DotA 2 player took a photo of an on-screen changelong while on a tour of Valve's offices and leaked it onto the net. The internal changelog mentions Left 4 Dead 3 as well as Source 2, all but confirming their status as current Valve projects.
Gamers practically throw their wallets at Steam’s annual summer sale, and it isn’t a coincidence why. There are plenty of psychological tricks baked into the sale.
Valve is launching a program called “pipeline”, which will give teenagers help with getting involved with game development.
SuperDaE is an Australian hacker who was arrested earlier this year for breaching official sites and servers of gaming companies like Sony, Microsoft, Epic, Blizzard and even Valve. SuperDaE also vowed that if he was ever taken by police, he would eventually release an “insurance file” of material from those gaming companies, as a way
Valve is hoping indie developers use their platform sans publisher, in a tale of woe and trust