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Valve fed up with lame computer hardware, decides to make its own

September 5th, 2012

Valve Software, maker of both the popular Steam online gaming platform and smash-hit games such as Portal 2, has finally had it with the moribund PC hardware market and is planning to build some hardware of its own. Valve has posted a new job listing on its website for an industrial designer capable of lighting …

Valve to offer non-gaming software through Steam starting September 5th

August 8th, 2012

Valve Software on Wednesday announced that it will soon begin offering non-gaming software on Steam, the company’s popular digital distribution platform. The software categories will range from “creativity to productivity,” and software tout many of the same features found in the company’s gaming offerings, such as easy installation, automatic updates and the ability to save work to …

Valve: Agree to not sue us or lose access to Steam

August 2nd, 2012

Gamers beware: Valve Software, the firm behind immensely popular gaming portal Steam, wants you to waive your right to sue before you continue gathering games using its digital distribution platform. The company has amended its subscriber agreement to stipulate that by subscribing to its service, users agree to not file lawsuits against the company. Gaming giants Microsoft …

Valve apologizes for accidentally dropping ban hammer on 12,000 Modern Warfare 2 users

July 27th, 2010

Oh DRM, how we love thee. Valve, the company responsible for the lifestyle game Modern Warfare 2, recently issued an apology to over 12,000 legitimate MW2 users who were accidentally banned from getting their first-person shooter on by the company’s DRM implementation. Valve’s president, Gabe Newell, wrote an email stating the the snafu occurred when an issue  with “a signature check between the disk version …

Steam now available for the Mac

May 13th, 2010

Mac gamers got some much needed love from the gaming industry on Wednesday as Valve released its highly aniticipated Steam game distribution platform for the Mac. Steam jumped on board the Mac platform offering 64 titles at launch that include Sid Meiers Civilization IV (Colonization, Warlords, and Beyond the Sword editions), World of Goo, Bejeweled …

Google NOT Eying Valve for Next Acquisition

September 17th, 2008

So much for that. According to MTV’s Multiplayer blog, this morning’s rumors regarding Google’s intentions to acquire video game company Valve are a “complete fabrication” according to a representative of Valve. Multiplayer sources Valve’s PR guy, Doug Lombardi, who reveals that the rumor has absolutely no truth behind it. Just to make sure Lombardi wasn’t …

Google Eying Valve for Next Acquisition?

September 17th, 2008

These days you can’t say the word “Google” in an acquisition rumor post without setting the internet a-buzz with chatter and that is just what has happened this morning. Citing “well placed sources”, the Inquirer is reporting that Google may gobble up video game company Valve any second now. Of course the fact that Valve …