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Half-Life 3 Probably Never Happening

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Half-Life 3 has become memetic among the gaming community. Being an awaited continuation of a beloved gaming franchise. However, recent evidence has been brought to light that it will never be made. Andrew Reiner of GameInformer has published an article regarding an interview he had with a Valve employee. Something that needs to be stressed is that this interview was ...

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Valve Invites Onward Dev to Studios

Onward, a popular VR military sim, has gained official support from Valve.

Onward, the VR military simulator that was released earlier this year, has a particularly important fan: Valve. Dante Buckley developed and continues to refine the game all by himself, and Valve just yesterday invited him to continue working on Onward in their offices in January 2017. For those who haven’t played Onward or know nothing about it, this announcement means ...

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Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive Mod Beta Released

Modder Z00L released the beta for his Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive Mod on December 25.

Counter-Strike was born as a mod, and now modder L00T aims to unite the qualities of the original Counter-Strike 1.6 mod with those of Global Offensive in his recently published beta, Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive.   L00T’s original plan was to take the CS:GO engine and recreate CS 1.6 inside of it. However, as the project took shape, he realized that ...

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Steam Fined Millions for Refusing Game Refunds

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It seems digital distribution giant Steam is in hot water with the Australian government. Australia is known for having very strict consumer protection laws that were set in place to make sure that citizens don’t fall victim to false advertising and other misleading business tactics. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has a large amount of power over the ...

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Valve Has a 3 Million Dollar Fine Suggested

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I think it’s safe to say that everyone was happy to see Steam get a refund policy. While refunds weren’t unheard of before then, they tended to be rather rare and hard to get. A lot of hoops had to be jumped through. Now, while there are quite a few restrictions, customers have a reliable source of refunds. A couple ...

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Dota 2 International prize pool smashes its own record

The International 5 Dota 2 tournament will once again take place in Seattle

$13 million? Pah. That’s barely even 86 million Danish Krone. Hardly even 438526954 Thai Baht. Just 8943682320 Rwandan Francs. Nothing! At least, those are the words ringing around the Valve’s vast cathedral-like HQ this morning at the news that this year’s Dota 2 International prize pool has again destroyed its own record by climbing past the $13 million mark. At ...

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Steam Machine available for preorder today

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If you’re the type of person who is constantly checking out what is being greenlit on Steam rather than focusing on what the big AAA companies are up to, perhaps you should consider getting yourself a Steam Machine. Available for preorder today, the Steam Machine, as well as the Steam Controller and Steam Link, will bring joys of PC gaming ...

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Will Steam eventually bring back paid mods?

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Last week, Steam brought in a controversial new design to their Steam Workshop. They chose to begin charging for the mods available for Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, one the most modded games on Steam. This lead to huge fan backlash, and a few days later Valve went back on their decision, stating, “We think this made us miss the mark pretty ...

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Half Life 3 Confirmed?

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Could it be? Has Valve finally dropped the ball and announced Half Life 3? A mysterious count-down has appeared on the Black Mesa website, with the infamous G-man lingering in the background. He doesn’t say anything, he simply serves to stare into your soul as you watch the seconds tick by. Despite the fact that it’s a website, the repeating buzz in the ...

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