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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...

2014-02-10 16:28:27

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye on what's new and trending in the categories of Pop Culture and Pet, Brandy Tanner and Mary Olson are the founders of A Crowded Coop (www.crowdedcoop.com) whose products have caught the attention of everyone from Parade Magazine, USA Today and VH1's Buzz of late. At Toy Fair 2014 A Crowded Coop (Booth 4855) will preview items that will leave the cartoon-lover, Trekkie, Halo collector and gamer all thrilled. At the Show 'The Coop'...

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...

2012-05-14 21:01:43

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com Blizzard Entertainment and Valve Software settled a trademark dispute based on four big letters: DOTA. Both video game publishers have game properties that use those same four letters and launched a dispute just last week. As part of the settlement, both companies will have limited use of the DOTA name. Valve retains rights to the DOTA name for commercial titles. Blizzard will continue to be able to use DOTA for its WarCraft III and StarCraft II...

Valve Software Announces Breach Of Accounts
2011-11-11 10:21:37

Valve Software, the online digital store, game library and multiplayer network has experienced a security breach and data loss, Gabe Newell, Founder and CEO of Valve Software, announced yesterday. The announcement began with the news that the Steam gaming forums, operated by Valve, had been defaced on Sunday. Valve warned users that hackers have gained access to the company´s database, containing user names, hashed and salted passwords, game purchases, email addresses, billing...

2009-01-23 06:00:00

Fallout 3, Grand Theft Auto IV, Left 4 Dead, LittleBigPlanet and Metal Gear Solid 4 Fight It Out for 'Overall Game of the Year' Honors CALABASAS, Calif., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences(R) (AIAS) today announced the nominees for the 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards(R). The nominations for the peer-based awards have been dominated by blockbuster game, LittleBigPlanet (Sony Computer Entertainment America) with an astounding 10 nominations from...

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