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Yarr! Steam Be Soon Available in Pirate Speak

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Sometimes ’tis hard fer international swabbies t’ find the’r way around on English websites, which be why services like Google Translate be havin’ come into existence. Valve be doin’ the’r part t’ make Steam more accessible t’ them without much knowledge o’ th’ English language by translatin’ the’r services into various languages, includin’ Seafarin’ hearty (Pirates).

Th’ Steam Translation page shows th’ progress o’ translatin’ th’ service into different languages, an’ one that stuck ou’ be “Seafarin’ hearty.” I`ve got nay idee what ‘t means, so either Valve really be caterin’ t’ a new, untapped audience, or they’s jus’ trollin’ us like usual. Whaterethe cause, I love ‘t.

If ye be havin` trouble talkin` wi` sea dogs, I recommend this here translator.

Gaming Heads Announces New L4D2 Tank Statue

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Gaming Heads, the merchandiser which has recently signed a deal with Valve to produce Valve universe-related merchandise, has just announced the first in their line of L4D2 based statues: The Tank.

This faithfully recreated statue of the Tank looks excellent, cast in high-quality poly-stone and featuring luminous eyes. Pre-orders are now live, so if you want one, hurry, cause there’s only 750 units worldwide, and they are released in Q1 2011.

The standard version of the Tank statue has a price of $299.99, while the “Exclusive” version (which is highly limited at only 300 units worldwide), which also features a to scale Pump Action Shotgun has a price of $324.99.

It is a bit pricey, but it looks really awesome!

For more info, head over to the official Gaming Heads website: www.gamingheads.com

Left 4 Dead 2’s Mutation Week #15

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Valve continues their awesome L4D2 support with Week 15. This week’s Xbox 360 mutation is the encore mutation “Four Swordsmen of the Apocalypse”, which features all 4 Survivors facing constant streams of Special Infected with nothing but Katana’s, and this week’s PC mutation is also an encore mutation. “Versus Survival” is essentially the classic Survival gamemode, except the Special Infected are controlled by players. The voting breakdown for the two platforms was:

Valve’s Wacky Plan To Get More PC-to-Mac Games on Steam and More Developers Using Steamworks

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Valve’s Jason Holtman tells GamesIndustry.biz about their plan to get more PC-to-Mac games on Steam, and more importantly, their plan to get more third-party developers using Steamworks, Valve’s free software suite that includes Steam’s community support, dev tools, online play and copy protection (the most recent and popular game to use Steamworks is, of course, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2). Hit the jump for the full story.

Beyond Black Mesa’s Release Date Revealed

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Beyond Black Mesa, the fan-film that stunned us all with an excellent trailer, is finally set for a release. BBM will be showing at the 12th Annual Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in Birmingham, set to take place September 24th-26th, 2010. Tickets will go on sale on August 1st, 2010. More information after the jump.

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