The Steam Controller is coming soon to the consumer market. I imagine we might get a taste of it at the CES 2014 event (hopefully). For now, though, those partaking in the 300 Steam Machine beta test are posting tutorials, guides and demonstration videos showcasing different aspects of Valve's living room entertainment solution.
Valve's digital games platform Steam has set another usage record. Over 7.6 million gamers were using Steam simultaneously on December 29th.
My favorite games of the generation were huge blockbusters like Mass Effect 2, Skyrim and Uncharted 2. This year, though, was different. This year most of the games that caught my eye were small titles that cost $15 or less.
Valve plans to release a major update for Dota 2 today. The "Three Spirits" patch provides two new Heroes for the game and revises the appearance of Storm Spirit.
Valve has announced that they're working on a 2013 edition of Diretide, the Halloween-themed Dota 2 event. They made the decision following a whole lot of kicking and screaming from fans.
A Dota 2 player terrified by the prospect of facing Broodmother in matches won't have to live in fear anymore. A fellow player has created a mod to make the hulking spider look much less intimidating in the PC MOBA game.
Dungeon Defenders 2 won't be a challenge to the likes of Dota 2 and League Of Legends 2 after all. Developer Trendy Entertainment has decided to cut the MOBA-style, player-versus-player mode originally planned for the sequel.
Raptr caters to more than 18 million gamers and they gauge their player engagement by seeing how many players put in time with specific games. The top 20 list has been unveiled and while Call of Duty: Black Ops II took the number one spot, the more surprising bit of news was DOTA 2 beating the pants off League of Legends.
Valve will release a major update for their multiplayer online battle arena Dota 2 on September 23rd. The "First Blood" patch will provide numerous features including LAN support and Portal tie-ins.
At long last Dota 2, short for “Defense of the Ancients,” is ready for its official debut, celebrating its public launch *checks watch* TODAY!
Valve has added another playable character to their MOBA game Dota 2. Players can now take on the role of Rigwarl the Bristleback, a melee-oriented hero.
MOBA games can be very intimidating to newcomers. Valve is hoping to make the learning curve a bit easier for Dota 2. They've implemented a new feature called Hero Builds to let players share tips.
The latest patch for Valve's strategy game Dota 2 includes a new gameplay mode called Least Played. This mode forces players to step outside of their comfort zone and try something new.
The gravelly voice of Bastion's narrator has invaded another game. Dota 2 players can now download a Bastion Announcer Pack that makes Rucks narrate the action of their matches.