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Valve brings back Frostivus to DOTA 2

Valve brings back Frostivus to DOTA 2

Tis' the season of themed game updates, and DOTA 2 is joining in on the merriment with the return of Frostivus. Any players who were involved in the MOBA last December know that the festivities were cut short, thanks to…
Steam Machines to feature Nvidia, AMD and Intel GPUs

Steam Machines to feature Nvidia, AMD and Intel GPUs

Last week, Valve revealed specifications for prototype Steam Machines that will be sent to 300 lucky beta testers, with all systems featuring Nvidia graphics cards. Despite Nvidia dominating prototype Steam Machines, Valve confirmed to Maximum PC that when the SteamOS-powered systems…
Prototype Steam Machine hardware revealed

Prototype Steam Machine hardware revealed

Last week, Valve made three announcements geared towards bringing Steam into the living room, one of which was Steam Machines: a series of gaming machines running SteamOS, produce by hardware partners in conjunction with Valve. In the Steam Universe group…
Weekend tech reading: The NSA maps social connections, video highlights of Ballmer's farewell, various Steam-related write-ups

Weekend tech reading: The NSA maps social connections, video highlights of Ballmer's farewell, various Steam-related write-ups

Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans' social connections that can identify their associates, their locations at certain times, their traveling companions and other personal information...