Billy spends his Weekly Time Waster on the newly free-to-play Team Fortress 2 this week. Is it worth wasting your workday on? Hell, what ELSE are you going to do at work? WORK? That’s crazy talk, there.
Valve, creators of bestselling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), announced today that after four years and over 200 updates, its popular and critically-acclaimed online action game Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is now Free To Play (F2P). The F2P announcement comes as part of the "Über Update". Released today, it is the largest content pack delivered to TF2 since it shipped in 2007. New players interested in experiencing what PC Gamer calls "the most fun you can have online" will have access to training and offline practice … Continue reading Team Fortress 2 Is Free To Play
It’s been a long wait, but the little series that started out as a throwaway demo comes into its own. With great multiplayer and a thrilling single player campaign, Portal 2 is your doorway to adventure.
Valve, creator of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source) and popular recording artist The National, today announced a music video making contest based on The National’s song "Exile Vilify" which is featured in Valve’s best-selling game, Portal 2. Starting today and running until midnight July 15th, the contest asks the community to make a music video for the song "Exile Vilify" using whatever visuals they choose. Once aspiring video directors have completed their work, they may submit their videos on YouTube using the tag PORTAL2NATIONALEXILE. After … Continue reading Portal 2 Music Video Contest Announced
DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION is making a triumphant return to its franchise PC roots, with digital availability on Steam, the leading online platform for PC games and digital entertainment, as well as in boxed copy form at retailers worldwide at launch in August 2011. Eidos-Montreal has chosen this agreement with Steam because of its esteemed capability for an enhanced experience for the PC gamer, with boosted functionality and easy accessibility. DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION will support a host of Steamworks features such as auto-updating, Steam Achievements and Steam Cloud support. Available in the standard version and the robust Augmented Edition … Continue reading Deus Ex: Human Revolution Coming to Steam
Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today announced the first game add-on for the year’s highest rated multiplatform game, Portal 2, is in development and targeted for this summer. Portal 2 DLC #1 will offer new test chambers for players, leaderboards, challenge mode for single and multiplayer modes, and more. Targeted for release this summer, Portal 2 DLC #1 will be offered free of charge for the PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PS3. Portal 2 was released April 19 and currently holds … Continue reading Portal 2 DLC Announced
Left 4 Dead 2 is the shooter you can play again and again. In the latest DLC, the survivors from the first game meet the new heroes.
Metro 2033 is a chilling game that will get under your skin. Set in the subway tunnels under a destroyed Moscow, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to kill and be killed.
Left 4 Dead 2 brings us a whole new group of survivors from the zombie apocalypse. And while it maintains the flavor of the original, it also makes up for a lot of its sins.
Rather than forcing Half-Life 2 fans to wait years for the next sequel, Valve is releasing new adventures in a smaller, episodic format.