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Team Fortress 2 Honors MineCraft Designer
Mojang founder and MineCraft designer Markus "Notch" Persson is a big fan of Team Fortress 2. He claims he's sunk hundreds of hours into the game and Valve has shown their appreciation by giving him an exclusive hat for the game.
Steam Trading Now Available For Gamers And Developers
So you want to trade some virtual goods with other players? Well, no problem, it's now possible with Valve’s new Steam trading system, which devs can use to bring users awesome new content and gamers can use to trade that awesome content with other gamers.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution Purchase Unlocks Team Fortress 2 Items
Those of you who pre-purchased Deus Ex: Human Revolution through Steam can begin pre-loading the game files now. If you still haven't ordered your copy through Steam, note that you can get a 10% discount in addition to eight new Deus Ex-themed Team Fortress 2 items.
Valve Comic Book Collection Coming This Fall
Over the years Valve has produced a few comic book tie-ins for their games. If you don't like reading them on the web, you'll soon be able to pick up a hard copy.
Team Fortress 2 Won't Add Subscription
Valve recently made their multiplayer shooter Team Fortress 2 free-to-play. In a new interview, Valve's Robin Walker assured gamers that the game really is free and this isn't some sort of elaborate money-trap.
Source SDK Going Free-To-Use
With all these games out there transitioning from pay-to-play to free-to-play, why can't the same thing apply to software development kits? Well, it can. That means gamers and game developers alike can use the source SDK to create all sorts of crazy new projects, games and mods...for free.
Weekly Recap June 25th: City Of Heroes, Team Fortress 2 Go F2P, Robin Joins Arkham City
Star Wars: Galaxies is shutting down. City of Heroes and Team Fortress 2 are embracing the free-to-play model and Boy Wonder will join the playable ranks of Batman: Arkham City. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Team Fortress 2 Now Free-To-Play, Meet The Medic Video Released
Valve wasn't kidding around when they said they wanted to enter the free-to-play market. Starting today, you can play their class-based shooter Team Fortress 2 for no charge.
Team Fortress 2 Meet The Medic, Uber Update Going Live Thursday
Valve is gearing up to release the "Über Update" for Team Fortress 2 on Thursday. They say it's the "biggest, most ambitious update" in the class-based shooter's history.
Team Fortress 2 Replay Feature Goes Live
While you could tell the world of your Team Fortress 2 exploits using hand puppets or cave paintings, a replay video would be a lot easier. Valve released an update this weekend that adds an in-game replay system.
Team Fortress 2 Hatless Update Goes Live
Today Valve released the Hatless Update for Team Fortress 2. Unsurprisingly, it doesn't add any hats. However, it makes a number of other welcome changes to the game.
Team Fortress 2 Receives Nine New Hats, Teddy Roosebelt
Today the Japanese charity drive ends on Team Fortress 2. If you missed out on the three new hats offered during that event, you can console yourself by picking up the nine hats (and one bear) added today.
Team Fortress 2 Raises $300,000 For Japan
Last week Valve began selling special Japanese-themed hats in Team Fortress 2 to raise money for tsunami and earthquake relief. The response from fans has been extraordinary, with over $300,000 raised so far.
Team Fortress 2 Receives Japanese Charity Items
Valve is offering Team Fortress 2 fans a way to help the relief efforts in Japan. They've added three limited edition hats and two noisemakers to the in-game Mann Co. store.
Total War Sale, Shogun-Themed Team Fortress 2 Items Hit Steam
Next week Sega will release Total War: Shogun 2. Digital games store Steam is running a couple promotions leading up to the game's launch.