Switch Lights

The lights are on

  • Blog Post: PSA: Steam Lunar New Year Sale Running Now Through February 12

    Steam sales are becoming sentient. For the winter sale, we were encouraged to look daily at our recommendation queues. This time out, Valve has a new way to connect us with games we might not even know we want yet. The Steam Lunar New Year sale runs today through February 12. And if you’re not... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Half-Life 'Sole Writer' Marc Laidlaw Has Departed Valve

    Half-Life fans are eager to grab onto any piece of information that might hint at the future of the series. The latest tidbit involves Marc Laidlaw, the “sole writer” behind Half-Life and Half-Life 2. He has reportedly departed Valve, according to information surfaced via an alleged email... More
  • Blog Post: HTC Announces Second Vive Developer Kit

    With CES now underway, news is starting to trickle out of Las Vegas, where the show is held. While Oculus is making news this week with pre-orders for the consumer version of the Rift , HTC and Valve are ramping up with developers. HTC says that the headset has been redesigned, as have the two motion... More
  • Blog Post: Valve Provides More Information On Steam’s ‘Troubled Christmas’ That Affected 34,000

    On Christmas, many Steam users found themselves looking at account information that wasn’t their own . That day, Valve provided a brief statement indicating that the problem was due to a caching error. Today, the company detailed exactly what happened. In a statement, Valve indicates that the caching... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Valve Says 'No Unauthorized Actions' Were Enabled On Improperly Viewed Steam Accounts

    Heads up, friends. Readers have reported and Game Informer can confirm that there is a security problem on Steam right now. You might find that you can see libraries belonging to other people. More importantly, if you attempt to access your account details, you’ll see data for other users. We’ve... More
  • Blog Post: Steam Winter Sale Offers Up Trading Cards For Browsing Your Recommendations

    Valve has kicked off the Steam Winter Sale, with daily deals through January 4. While you won’t find flash deals or community votes, you can earn three trading cards every day just by browsing your discovery queue. In order to earn your cards, just go through your discovery queue three times (it... More
  • Blog Post: Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month

    We’ve all heard the stories of people who have been victim to digital theft and account compromise. New details from Valve, who is working to combat the problem, shine a light on just how pervasive the issue is. In a new post on Steam, Valve shares details about its recent Steam Authenticator feature... More
  • Blog Post: HTC Pins Vive VR Headset Release To April 2016

    When the Vive, HTC’s virtual reality partnership with Valve , was announced earlier this year, the company shared ambitious launch plans. The Vive was originally supposed to be on the market already. Clearly that didn’t happen. Posting on the company’s blog, HTC definitively states... More
  • Blog Post: The Virtual Reality Digital Issue Is Now Live

    If you subscribe to the computer or tablet edition of Game Informer magazine, you can now read why 2016 is poised to be the year of virtual reality. Following today's cover announcement , our digital issue is now live on web browsers and will be coming to iPad , Android , and Google Play throughout... More
  • Blog Post: Free Portal Customization DLC Heading To Rocket League On PS4 And PC

    A companion cube antenna topper, gel-themed rocket trails, and other Portal items are coming to Rocket League free of charge. The items will begin appearing at the end of matches (win or lose) starting on December 1. According to developer Psyonix , these items will be available for both the PlayStation... More
  • Blog Post: This Robotic Wheatley Puppet Is Equal Parts Lovable And Impressive

    Many folk's reactions to Portal 2's adorably incompetent Wheatley was either "Aww" or "I want one". Prop-maker Genevieve Bee sits in the latter camp, but decided to use her considerable skills to construct her own. While not the first Wheatley replica someone has made, this... More
  • Blog Post: Play Your Steam Games On Any TV In The House With Valve's New Steam Link Trailer

    Sometimes playing Team Fortress 2 on your PC just isn't good enough - you've got to show the whole house (or the bubbles in your bathtub) all the action as your Scout bonks and your Heavy eats sammiches. Valve has released a new trailer featuring the cast of their iconic team shooter to help... More
  • Blog Post: Suspicious Dota 2 Patch Gets Fans Buzzing About Half-Life 3

    The intrepid Steam Database has discovered a suspicious file in a recent patch for Dota 2. The text file, named "hl3.txt", contains lines of code that have sparked fans' imaginations with possible extrapolations to a new Half-Life game, including zip lines, procedural generation, and virtual... More
  • Blog Post: Massive Chalice Lead Developer Joins Valve

    Ex-Double Fine Productions team member Brad Muir announced on Twitter today that he will begin working with Valve Studios in December, according to a report by GamesIndustry.biz. The move comes after news of his departure from Double Fine last week, after having worked there for 12 years. Muir is most... More
  • Blog Post: Steam To Have Retail Presence In United States, Canada, And UK

    Valve has announced plans to build a retail presence in North America and the United Kingdom. The company revealed today that GameStop, EB Games, and GAME locations will have dedicated Steam sections this fall (Disclosure: GameStop is Game Informer’s parent company) . Gabe Newell, founder and managing... More
  • Blog Post: Former Valve, LucasArts, And Amazon Developer Clint Hocking Returns To Ubisoft

    After leaving Ubisoft in 2010 saying he felt "too comfortable," Clint Hocking has returned home after spending time with a handful of other notable developers. Hocking is best known for his work on the Splinter Cell series and Far Cry 2. He worked with LucasArts before the developer collapsed... More
  • Blog Post: Evil Geniuses Win Dota 2's The International Tournament And $6.6 Million

    For the first time in the tournament's short five year history, an American team has taken home the top prize. 176 games played, 18 teams, 11 days and 1 Aegis. These are your #TI5 Champions! @EvilGeniuses pic.twitter.com/mFmt63WT7c — DOTA 2 (@DOTA2) August 9, 2015 Evil Geniuses defeated CDEC... More
  • Blog Post: Starbreeze Announces John Wick Virtual Reality Game

    The studio behind games like The Darkness, Payday 2, and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay have partnered with Lionsgate and others to create a virtual reality game based on the 2014 movie, John Wick . Starbreeze is serving mostly as publisher of the game and it is being developed by... More
  • Blog Post: Dota 2 Getting Crazy Custom Matchups Next Week

    During last night's all-star game at The International 2015 , pros teamed up with members of the audience to showcase a new custom setting that will be hitting Dota 2 next week – a setting that allows for up to 24 players in a single match. While last night's game was only 10v10, 24-player... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Watching Dota 2’s International Championship?

    Right now, teams of gamers are competing for over $18 Million dollars in prize money by playing Dota 2 in Seattle’s KeyArena. Are you watching this event? If not, what would it take to get you to check out the eSport? Dota 2's International has amassed the largest prize pool in eSport history... More
Page 1 of 30 (583 items) 12345»