Latest Valve Corporation Stories

Valve CEO Takes Rare Opportunity To Discuss Anti-Cheat Measures
2014-02-18 13:58:17

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A heated discussion on Reddit has brought a game company into the spotlight to share details of its anti-cheating measures. Valve CEO Gabe Newell posted to the Reddit thread to explain the company's actions after it was said that the gaming company collects information on the web-browsing activities of all of its players. The Reddit discussion initially started over the weekend by a user posting under the name "theonlybond." The poster...

Steam's Fast Growing User Base Proves PC Gaming Is Far From Dead
2013-12-02 13:14:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the new video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony have been getting the lion’s share of attention in recent weeks, Valve Software, creator of popular online gaming platform Steam, proved PC gaming is far from dead. For the first time ever, the game distribution service topped seven million concurrent online customers. The company had been hovering near the seven million mark all of last week, but on Sunday at 11 am Pacific...

Valve Steam Machine Gaming Console
2013-11-04 12:33:13

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Game developer Valve has long planned to change the world of PC gaming. It launched Steam, its digital distribution and digital rights management platform a decade ago, and since that time has seen this model copied by Electronic Arts and other game publishers. With Steam, Valve was able to address the issue of piracy of PC software while also enhancing the multiplayer gaming experience. Now, the Bellevue, Washington-based video game...

Valve Introduces Open Source SteamOS Platform
2013-09-24 17:32:09

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, which is the first half of its free-based operating system that is meant to take the “Big Picture” a step further into the living room. This Linux-based service is designed to bring games, as well as movies and music, to new gaming-specific computers. “As we’ve been working on bringing Steam to the living room, we’ve come to the conclusion that the environment best suited to delivering...

2013-07-01 23:19:14

Chain of Bathhouses Successfully Captures the Club Atmosphere San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Steamworks Baths, a chain of men-only bathhouses across North America, launched its newly designed website and logo today. The new brand identity reflects the more than 35 years Steamworks Baths has been in business, starting from its first location opened in 1976 in Berkeley, Calif. The logo redesign puts a fresh spin on the familiar “pipefitting” icon that has always been central to...

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