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Oculus hires Valve VR expert Michael Abrash as Chief Scientist

Many were understandably worried that Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR would cause some VR pioneers to part ways with the company out of spite. Interestingly enough, the acquisition is having just the opposite effect as Oculus has managed to hire…

Valve has just started the PC games race to zero

Valve has just announced that developers will now be in charge of their own pricing on Steam. They can run sales, offer discounts and promote their games without talking to a Valve representative. This is the beginning of PC games prices drifting downwards...

Neowin: Steam Machine Review

Over 400,000 Steam users were eligible for selection in the Steam Machine beta test. Only 300 were chosen. I never would’ve guessed I’d be one of them as the odds were certainly not in my favor. Being one of the…

Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until tomorrow

In celebration of the holiday season, Valve is offering Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until 1 PM Eastern Time tomorrow (Thursday 26th). The deal is part of the Steam Holiday Sale, which offers massive savings on games between…

Another Steam Sale begins, this one's for the holiday season

If you thought Steam's Autumn Sale, which concluded on December 3, was to be the last Steam Sale of 2013, think again. Valve has recently launched the Steam Holiday Sale 2013, which will run from December 19th to January 3rd,…

SteamOS beta available for download

Valve has opened the flood gates if you're curious or brave enough to download and try the beta version of SteamOS which is making its public debut today. Some 300 lucky recipients were also slated to receive prototype hardware, including controllers,…