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Valve games sold on Origin

Posted: 03.09.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Some might fight it very odd that various Valve games are appearing on Electronic Arts' Origin service. Since Electronic Arts has pulled games like Dragon Age II from Steam because of conflicting policies on downloadable content, why in the world would Valve games appear on Origin?

Portal 2 "did better on the PC" than consoles, unlike Left 4 Dead

Posted: 30.08.2011 by Technet2k

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Valve's Gabe Newell revealed that Portal 2 outperformed on PC over its home console counterparts, although the studio big wig didn't divulge any specifics.

However Left 4 Dead "did better on the consoles" than PC so Valve "don't try to guess" because it's not really worth it. Have "higher priority" issues to ponder.

Tanks mutation returns to Left 4 Dead 2

Posted: 09.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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The popular Taaaaaaaaaank! mutation returns to the PC version of Left 4 Dead 2, in which players have to deal with one big tankfest.

The update also brought a host of tweaks and bug fixes.

Valve call Dead Island trailer "pretty awesome," curiosity peaked

Posted: 17.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Techland's headline making trailer for Dead Island, an open-world zombie survivor, has definitely got itself on Valve's undead radar - they want more.

It was a "neat filmic thing" to have its trailer in reverse, although it gave a "weird feeling" to see violence against a (zombie) child, it's "unpleasant in a way".

Valve: "Untapped opportunity in biometrics space" with games

Posted: 22.02.2011 by Technet2k

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Gabe Newell of developer Valve believes the future of gaming will involve, eventually, reading the biometrics of players to gauge and utilise emotions.

While we "don't know" how we'll get to that point, it's "going to occur" notes Newell. Valve is in talks with a biometric chip implant company - no longer sci-fi?
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