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Steam Machine Prototype Specs Announced By Valve
Valve will be sending out 300 prototype Steam Machines to select Steam users later this year. Today they revealed the specifications that these early units will have.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Operation Bravo Goes Live
Valve has released a new set of community maps for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Purchasing the Operation Bravo Pass gives you access to these eight maps on official dedicated servers.
Dota 2 First Blood Update Will Unleash GLaDOS
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.
Steam Family Sharing Beta Launches Next Week
Today Valve announced a Family Sharing program for Steam. Steam Family Sharing will allow players to let their friends and family members to access the same Steam library.
Half-Life 3 Trailer Created By Fan To Torment You
Half-Life 3 probably won't be announced until the year 2534, after Mecha-GabeNewell conquers the Earth with an army of sentient companion cubes and hooks up the human survivors to a neural Steam network. However, one fan has created a Half-Life 3 trailer to let us imagine what a human-developed version of the game would be like.
Steam Summer Sale 2013 Begins With Skyrim, BioShock Infinite Discounts
The 2013 Steam Summer Sale officially launched today. The start of the 12-day sales event is marked by discounts on high-profile hits like BioShock Infinite, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Dragon Age: Origins.
DotA 2 Finally Launches To The Public On Steam Today
At long last Dota 2, short for “Defense of the Ancients,” is ready for its official debut, celebrating its public launch *checks watch* TODAY!
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Overwatch Lets Players Enforce The Rules
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players have a new weapon at their disposal: the ban hammer. The new Overwatch feature allows the player base to punish troublemakers in the multiplayer shooter's PC version.
Team Fortress 2 Robotic Boogaloo Update Now Live
Today Team Fortress 2 received an update called Robotic Boogaloo. The awesomely named update is the first made entirely by the TF2 player community.
Steam Trading Cards Now In Beta
Valve's digital games platform Steam now has a new Trading Cards service. The Steam Trading Cards allow you to gain rewards from doing something you'd be doing anyway: playing games.
Dota 2 Adds Rigwarl The Bristleback
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.
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Hits Linux
Valve has added Linux support to another one of their games today. Linux owners can download and play Counter-Strike: Condition Zero through Steam right now.
Dota 2 Hero Builds Now Available In-Game
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.
Dota 2 Least Played Mode Encourages Players To Experiment
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.