After the reception its Valve-approved Half-Life remake Black Mesa got when it was originally released for free in 2012, developer Crowbar Collective has brought the game to Steam Early Access for continued development.
Ever wanted to just play games without having to worry about digital rights management or always needing an Internet connection? GOG and their distribution platform, GOG Galaxy, want to help.
Figures released by Valve show that the share of Linux systems using the Steam service fell over the course of April 2015, a drop that may make it more difficult for developers to justify Linux ports.
Those who engage in "disruptive" behavior in games on Valve’s Steam service will need to be very wary from now on, as now game developers can permanently ban players from their games, a Steam support page revealed.
After three years of working on Steam for Linux, there are over 1100 titles, and a whole lot of momentum, even if SteamOS isn't quite there yet.
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Valve has now given mod creators the option to sell their works in the Steam Workshop, starting off with Skyrim mods. Predictably, a lot of users are unhappy about this, and are already calling for Valve to reverse the decision.
The PC port of Axiom Verge finally has a release date: May 14. The game is a 2D sidescroller influenced by the classic NES game Metroid, but that adds a number of unique additions, such as a tool that seems as if it is causing glitches in the game.
Steam users have likely noticed a recent influx of spammers sending bogus friend invites and trade requests. To fight this increase in spam, Valve is limiting new accounts until users pay at least $5 USD.
Valve's Steam Guard, which protects users' Steam accounts, is about to get both easier to use and more secure, as two-factor authentication is coming in beta form to the Steam apps for Android and iOS.
Released over 10 years ago, Half-Life 2 is still revered as one of the best first-person shooters ever made. Half-Life 2: Update gives the game a visual refresh and fixes bugs, and it is now downloadable on Steam for owners of the original game.
In anticipation of a 2015 commercial release, Valve and HTC plan to offer free development kits for their new Vive VR headset to qualified developers. Applications will open up soon.
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In an effort to keep its "discovery" system fair, Valve is now requiring Steam users to disclose if they have been paid for reviews or recommendations, similar to the request it made of Steam Curators late last year.
Valve is preparing to show off never-before-seen virtual reality hardware in March at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, along with the latest Steam Machines and controller.