Steam Big Picture mode hits beta next month

The digital delivery of video games via platforms like Steam is certainly popular and may very well be the future of the industry.

Steam to radically overhaul social exposure

Downloading a PC game is no longer going to be just about finding a title and clicking the "Purchase" button.

EA cautiously optimistic about Windows 8

Valve founder Gabe Newell, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson and Blizzard rep Rob Pardo are all quite apprehensive about Microsoft Windows 8.  



Digital game sales defy recession



The economic climate may be anything but optimistic, yet digital game sales managed to clock in at a cool 17% higher in Q2 2012 compared to the same quarter in 2011.



Valve's Steam is going mainstream 


Valve is perhaps best known for a number of popular entertainment franchises such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, Team Fortress and the popular online gaming platform Steam.

Blizzard isn't happy about Windows 8

Blizzard - of WoW, Starcraft and Diablo III fame - has weighed in on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system.

Valve's Gabe Newell: Windows 8 is a "catastrophe"

Valve chief Gabe Newell has some tough words for Microsoft's new operating system.

Valve getting serious about Steam for Linux

It's been talked about multiple times before, but Steam for Linux might actually be close to a reality.

Steam launches summer sale with big discounts

If you've been wanting to increase your PC game collection, there's never been a better time than now.

Valve working on "sci-fi Western" movie Deep

When people think of Valve, very rarely do they think of theatrical motion pictures.

Linux might get Steam client as Gabe Newell slams Windows 8

Valve frontman Gabe Newell is reportedly showing his true feelings about the current state of operating systems.

Tim Cook rumored to be seen at Valve offices

The man at the top of Apple is reportedly meeting with people at game company Valve.

Valve job ad hints at big things

There might be big changes in store for PC gaming giant Valve.

Rumors of a Steam Box set-top box

Steam has revolutionized the way gamers play games on their PC, and now it wants to do the same when it comes to the living room.

Portal gun replica makes us want to play

I am obviously a huge fan of computer games, and if you are too, you'll probably recognize this strange looking device in just seconds.

Valve says hack exposed gamers' personal data

Online gaming giant Valve has warned users that hackers who defaced its Steam forums on Sunday night gained access to the company's database.

'Minecraft' creator discusses why he's opposed to Steam

One of the most popular independent games of all time is not available on Steam, the digital distribution platform that has come to be the standard for PC games.

Valve wants a brave new world of biometric gaming

Imagine a world in which games actually respond to the way a player is feeling by processing and analyzing real-time biometric data. Sounds far-fetched? Well, not according to Valve's Gabe Newell. 

Aliens swarm onto Steam

Alien Swarm has arrived on Steam in all of its top-down glory. The game - which is available free of charge - features a "unique blend" of co-op play along with squad-level tactics.

Epic blames piracy for the decline of PC gaming

Epic boss Mike Capps believes rampant software piracy is to blame for the noticeable decline of PC gaming and the rise of the console as a lucrative platform.