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Tag: Valve

Valve Portal Turret Replica is Different from All Other Portal Turret Replicas

Valve Portal Turret Replica is Different from All Other Portal Turret Replicas
…by different I mean it looks exactly the same as the famous robot from Portal 2. An achingly short video of the replica was posted at Valve’s Facebook account, with no further details provided other than an acknowledgement from the Valve Store Facebook account, which said “Hello friend.”

Valve Launches Steam Big Picture Mode Beta

Valve Launches Steam Big Picture Mode Beta
Yesterday marked the launch of a new service from Valve with the beta of Big Picture mode for Steam. Big Picture mode is a version of the Steam digital delivery platform designed to operate on big HDTVs rather than smaller computer monitors.

Valve New Employee Handbook: If a Job Sounds Too Good to Be True, It’s a Job at Valve

Valve New Employee Handbook: If a Job Sounds Too Good to Be True, It’s a Job at Valve
Valve is famous among gamers not just for their stellar games but for their exemplary customer service as well. If you’re one of the gamers who’ve enjoyed Valve’s service or support, what you’re getting as a Valve customer is nothing compared to what you’ll get as a Valve employee, if this alleged leaked copy of the company’s handbook is the real thing.

Team Fortress 2 Blue Heavy Costume Needs Less Hair, More Bulk

Team Fortress 2 Blue Heavy Costume Needs Less Hair, More Bulk
Yet another cool costume sighted at last week’s Ohayocon, this guy’s Team Fortress 2 Heavy costume is nearly perfect. The minigun and ammo belt are spot-on, and even the expression on the dude’s face is priceless.

Tf2 Full-Scale Sentry Gun Lands at Valve HQ

Tf2 Full-Scale Sentry Gun Lands at Valve HQ
Wouldn’t you love to work in an office where they have a sentry gun in the lobby? Well, the guys over at Valve now join those elite ranks thanks to this full-size Sentry Gun from TF2.

Original Cast Revived for First Left 4 Dead 2 Dlc

Original Cast Revived for First Left 4 Dead 2 Dlc
The thing about zombies is that they’re kind of hard to get rid of, and it seems like the same is true of zombie-fighting survivors. The first DLC pack is already scheduled for Left 4 Dead 2, and the cast of the original – Bill, Louis, Zoey, and the everything-hating Francis – are set to make an appearance in the new campaign.

Left 4 Dead 2 Update Fixes a Few Essential Problems

Left 4 Dead 2 Update Fixes a Few Essential Problems
Okay, I know. Bug fixes aren’t the most exciting thing in the world, but bear with me on this one. There are a few essential updates to Left 4 Dead 2 on Steam, and if you’ve been victim to one of these glitches, you’re probably jumping for joy.

Valve Hopes You’Ll Wish Everyone a Very Zombie Christmas

Valve Hopes You’Ll Wish Everyone a Very Zombie Christmas
Plain ol’ holiday cards can just be so bland: stars, snowy evenings, cultural or religious imagery… eh. You know what I like in my holidays? Co-op games and zombies. All the better if I can get them all on one little piece of paper which I can then send to all my friends.

More Fighting! More Foraging! More Elder Scrolls!

More Fighting! More Foraging! More Elder Scrolls!
This has to be the best news I’ve heard all week: a new Elder Scrolls game has been sort-of confirmed, finally. Time to wrap up those last few quests in Oblivion, folks. It only took, what, a year or three to finish that one?

Scavenging for New Ways to Die in Left 4 Dead 2

Scavenging for New Ways to Die in Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2 is bringing all sorts of new zombie mayhem to the table. No more is the apocalyptic experience just about running from point A to point B (where the transportation is!); the sequel is bringing mission-style multiplayer in a new game type called Scavenge.

4 Dead 2 Demo Release Expected Next Month: Zombies Here We Come!

4 Dead 2 Demo Release Expected Next Month: Zombies Here We Come!
If you’re one of the folks not convinced by the necessity of Left 4 Dead 2 when there’s a perfectly good Left 4 Dead game already around, released just last year, then next month’s demo may help you ruminate further on the possibilities of zombie-hunting in New Orleans.

But Your Zombies Are in Another Castle [Left 4 Dead Mod]

But Your Zombies Are in Another Castle [Left 4 Dead Mod]
You know what goes really well with Left 4 Dead? The Mushroom Kingdom. It’s genius! How did it take so long? Bright colors, blocky environments, and hordes of raging infected running around among the zombie-like goombas.

New Left 4 Dead Dlc Set to Drop Before Sequel

New Left 4 Dead Dlc Set to Drop Before Sequel
The somewhat-maligned Left 4 Dead sequel is scheduled for this November, just under a year after the original, but now grumblers have something cheaper (or, if you’re on PC, free!) to look forward to: a Crash Course in kicking zombies in the face.

Shaun of the Dead Meets Left 4 Dead

Shaun of the Dead Meets Left 4 Dead
Amazing Left 4 Dead custom campaigns make me want to leave my Xbox behind and buy a gaming PC, and this new one only makes me more jealous than ever. This in-progress campaign is modeled after the movie Shaun of the Dead, directed by Edgar Wright.

L4d Pc Mods Make It Into the Safe Room: Existing Custom Content Compatible With Left 4 Dead 2

L4d Pc Mods Make It Into the Safe Room: Existing Custom Content Compatible With Left 4 Dead 2
If you build or play mods for the PC version of Left 4 Dead (Xbox gamers am cry), odds are the announcement of the quick sequel, whether or not it was welcome news, had you grumbling just a little.

Aperture Science Van Tooling Around, Scaring the Hell Out of People [Portal]

Aperture Science Van Tooling Around, Scaring the Hell Out of People [Portal]
Somewhere out there, one dedicated Valve devotee is driving around in a sinister white Aperture Laboratories van, thrilling and terrifying random people. Imagine: you’re just walking your dog, minding your own, and suddenly, this van. I can’t decide if I would run the hell away or start high-fiving random people.