If you’ve been following us on Twitter, Tumblr or Facebook, you’ve seen that a lot has happened this past week. Even if you set E3 aside there’s still things like the Summer Sale and the unveiling of Dota 2 as the first Source 2 game. There hasn’t been much coverage on the site of these major stories, so it’s time to change that. Time to catch-up.
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A while back Zen Studios teased that they were doing something of the pinball variety with Valve.
I thought it was going to be a hat-based F2P Pinball game built on the Source Engine, but it looks like I’m wrong because today Zen Studios announced Portal Pinball a new Portal-themed board for Pinball FX2.
It’s that time of year again, signalled by the smell of turning a digital copy of the Compendium that comes along with Dota 2′s The International event every summer.
Valve is now allowing game developers to implement their own systems that can detect and also ban users from playing their games on Steam.
Hungarian game developer Zen Studios, renowned for their pinball game franchises such as Pinball FX and Zen Pinball, have teased an image suggesting a possible partnership with Valve.
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.
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.
Valve is now offering mod makers the opportunity to sell their work on the Steam Workshop, allowing community content creators to earn an income from third-party mods, items and maps.
It has been a while since Valve expanded the Half-Life and Portal universe. The 2015 Game Developers Conference held on March 4, 2014, however, brought the ‘Aperture Science Virtual Reality Demo‘, which was enough to get fan’s hopes up for the next potential instalment of the series.