Just in time for the holidays, Valve have announced that they are officially launching their Steam Hardware range in the US, Canada, UK and Europe.
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Valve Removes Paid Mods from the Steam Workshop After Community Backlash – For Now
Valve have decided to revoke the ability for users to sell paid mods on the Steam Workshop after the feature received a negative reception from the gaming community.
Dividing Profits: The Community’s Reaction to Paid Mods on Steam
On April 23rd, Valve dropped a bombshell when they announced that community contributors on the Steam Workshop could now put a price tag on their mods. This announcement, however, came as a bit of a shock to much of the community, with many people being in disagreement with the new feature. In this article we take a look at how the community responded to the move.
Gabe Newell and Erik Johnson Sit down with Geoff Keighley in New Internet Podcast ‘GameSlice’
Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell and business development lead Erik Johnson recently appeared on the first episode of a new internet podcast, GameSlice, hosted by video game journalist and presenter Geoff Keighley.
Source 2 Confirmed Along with SteamVR, Steam Link, and More at GDC 2015
On March 3rd, Valve released news of their latest products at the 2015 Game Developers. The news includes the official announcement of the Source 2 engine, SteamVR, Steam Link, as well as updates to Steam Machines and the Steam Controller.
Road to Gamescom
Valve is once again attending Gamescom, Europe’s largest gaming trade fair, which takes place on August 13th-17th at the Koelnmesse exhibition center in Cologne, Germany.
As in recent years, they’ll be set up in the Business Hall, so there will be no public access to Valve’s booth.
LambdaGeneration confirmed this in an email to Valve’s Doug Lombardi earlier, who said that there will be no press or public showings planned this year and only business related meetings will be taking place.
But that still begs the question, what will Valve be doing there?
Upcoming Russian Half-Life Magazine ‘LambdaPreviews’ Is Looking for Help
A proposed Russian magazine entitled ‘LambdaPreviews’ is looking for people to help kick-start what could be an interesting community project.
Managed by PivotBot a.k.a ‘John Freeman’ of the VK Half-Life Community, ‘LambdaPreviews’ aims to showcase the works of the Valve community via a free online magazine.
Steam is now 65 million strong
A few days ago Valve announced that Steam has now passed 65 million users.
It’s a huge achievement, especially since Steam just marked it’s 10th year of operation.
Community Spotlight: Half-Life Mobile
Welcome to the first Community Spotlight on LambdaGeneration!
To start off, we have chosen a small project from the community known as “Half-Life Mobile”. As the name may suggest, the project is an attempt to bring Half-Life to the mobile platform.
It’s an amazing effort which combines the experience of Half-Life with the technical potential of the modern smartphone.
Deus Ex Ample: Should Valve Follow Eidos’ Lead?
Yesterday, Eidos Montreal announced their plans for the Deus Ex series.
For the uninitiated, the series explores heavy themes of conspiracy, transhumanism and the ethics of technological advancement, and consists of two cyberpunk RPGs that are routinely held up along with Half-Life as the greatest PC games of all time, plus two more that are…well, not.