The CEO of Valve (the company behind Steam) throws his two cents on cloud gaming.
SteamBox or no SteamBox, it doesn't matter. Whatever the case is, Valve is definitely cooking some kind of hardware that could take the entire gaming industry by surprise.
Valve CEO Gabe Newell already spilled the beans on his interest in building hardware, but is the company behind PC gaming's popular Steam platform really gearing up to bump heads with Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo? We've compiled the rumors for you to call it legit or not.
If you don't know Valve, you don't know gaming. Gabe Newell, CEO of the company responsible for hits like Half-Life 2 and Portal as well as the awesome Steam platform says that building its own hardware is something the company might consider. Is that disruption we smell?
Even if you haven't played Valve's excellent puzzle shooter, you've probably run into characters from the Portal universe somewhere, whether it be a homicidal robo-ball or an irresistibly adorable cube. Portal's zany cast makes for some good video gamin', and awesome gifts to boot.
Valve's Steam platform is in danger of turning into a nightmare similar to Sony's PlayStation Network hack earlier this year. Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve informed users that they've detected hackers have accessed a database with encrypted info. Newell's just not sure if any credit card info was stolen yet.
Don't tell anyone, but I'm currently sitting here counting down the minutes until I can head out of the office and go get a healthy dose of some Portal 2 craziness. All day it's been a long, painful wait. Well, if you need a quick fix, you can check out the first 15 minutes right here, right now.
Check out this new TV spot for the forthcoming sequel to one of the greatest video games of all time, Portal. It's got robots, Aperture Science Handheld Portal Devices, and GLaDOS' creepy synthesized voice that makes you excited and terrified at the same time.
Have you ever wished that you had a robotic weapon like the Sentry Gun from Team Fortress 2 to protect your office? The folks behind TF2 over at Valve thought that would be cool, so they got the geniuses at New Zealand's WETA Workshop to build them one.
Oh, that little Companion Cube. Maybe it's the little hearts on the sides or the way it's so perfectly weighted, but there's no denying it was the real star of Valve's mind-bender, Portal. This particular cupboard was crafted by one...