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Aperture Tag Review

Aperture Tag Review

Aug 1, 2014

Once upon a time, Portal 2 was being developed as a game without portals. We all know how that worked out, but I’ve always been intrigued with that idea. The entirely new category of first person puzzler requires more than just portals after all, it needs some variety. The makers of Aperture Tag share my sentiments, and have lovingly crafted a Portal 2...

Valve Announces Steam Music

Valve Announces Steam Music

Feb 3, 2014

Another week, another new beta to get into on Steam. This new one is a bit more interesting than Family Settings however. Valve has announced Steam Music, an integrated music player that will play your tunes in and out of games launched by the client. As of now, the feature will import your album art, support a basic queue, and be controlled through the Steam...

Gabe Newell Explains Half-Life 3 Delay

Gabe Newell Explains Half-Life 3 Delay

Jan 14, 2014

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has said that the reason Valve isn’t producing Half-Life sequels like no tomorrow is that they want to be a company known for multiplayer games. “When we started out, we were a single-player video game company that could have been really successful just doing Half-Life sequel after Half-Life sequel,” Newell said in his...

Valve Announces Steam Machines

Valve Announces Steam Machines

Sep 25, 2013

Today Valve made their second out of three planned announcements for this week. First they revealed the SteamOS, and the most recent announcement was that they will be releasing many systems designed specifically for their new OS. Valve started creeping into our living rooms earlier this year with Big Picture, a special display mode that enables the user to...

SteamOS: Valve Created the Living Room PC Solution

SteamOS: Valve Created the Living Room PC Solution

Sep 23, 2013

Valve has announced SteamOS, a Linux-based operating system designed for living room based PCs. SteamOS will be as hackable and customizable as other versions of Linux, and Valve is encouraging users to create customizations based on their gameplay preferences, much like Steam Workshop allows for mods. In the announcement, Steam also confirmed the long rumored...