Team Fortress 2 is about to get a new update called "Love and War" in the near future. They kicked off a week's worth of reveals on the update with a fantastic short film called "Expiration Date."
The list works its way up from the cool set of videos from contagiously creative individuals to the absolutely epic from unrivaled minds of a whole other level. You can check out the most entertaining Team Fortress 2 short films right here.
Valve is hosting another contest for the Source Filmmaker community. They'll be giving out five Saxxy Awards for the best short videos created by gamers.
Team Fortress 2 managed to infiltrate yet another Steam game this weekend. A new update for Surgeon Simulator 2013 allows players to take on the role of the Medic in a new operation.
Today Team Fortress 2 received an update called Robotic Boogaloo. The awesomely named update is the first made entirely by the TF2 player community.
Valve is testing out their new community marketplace for Team Fortress 2. The community market will eventually extend to other games, but for now it's limited to Team Fortress 2. It's very similar to the Real-Money Auction House in Diablo III, except it's not limited to just one game or any single set of items.
This week Valve will release a new mode for Team Fortress 2 called "Mann vs. Machine." MvM is an experience like Gears of Wars' Horde Mode that pits players against an army of A.I. robots.
Square Enix will release their Hong Kong sandbox game Sleeping Dogs in a couple days. The PC version will be available through Steam and to celebrate this fact, Valve has released a new Team Fortress 2 map inspired by the game.
Last week, Valve released the Source Filmmaker so that players could create their own videos using assets from Source Engine games. In that short time, the player community has already created some amazing stuff. One notable example is "One More Hat," based on Team Fortress 2.
Today Valve released "Meet the Pyro," the last of the cinematic shorts featuring Team Fortress 2 classes. Unfortunately, it doesn't prove or disprove the rumors that the Pyro is secretly a girl.
Valve is putting their Source Filmmaker out there for everyone to try out and experiment with via a brand new beta. What is the Source Filmmaker? Well, you can use the Source Engine assets to create your very own movies, in real-time. You just need a decent CPU, a decent GPU and a lot of creative ingenuity.
On Wednesday Valve will be releasing "Meet the Pyro," the last of the "Meet the Team" videos for Team Fortress 2. The animated short will be accompanied by a big update to TF2.
Okay, so you know how you loved all those crazy guns in Borderlands but you just wanted to be able to switch a piece, part or effect here and there? Well, you know how you can craft and build items in Team Fortress 2? Well, okay imagine being able to fuse both those games together. If your mind partially melted due to the epic-uberness, it's okay, it happens.
Escapist Magazine is running their "Best Game Developer of 2012" March Madness poll and the top two picks has dwindled down to Valve and BioWare. Much like the Consumerist's "Worst Company In America", the top 32 developers in the industry were lined up and faced down in elimination-style voting rounds.
When ArenaNet set out to design the character classes for Guild Wars 2, they didn't look at other MMO's for ideas. Instead, they drew their ideas from class-based shooters like Team Fortress.