A decade on from release, Rick looks at the greatest FPS ever made.
Garry's Mod creator Garry Newman has posted an image of a T-shirt bearing the Half-Life 3 logo - but is it all a joke?
Fans have, in protest again Portal 2's consolification, sabotaged its metacritic score.
Valve has delayed Portal 2 until 2011 and teased the surprise E3 announcement.
Valve has released a statement confirming the release of Portal 2, which may contain co-op gameplay, by the end of 2010.
Eagle eyed gamers will have noticed a new achievement and update has been added to Portal this week, but what you might not know is that that's just the tip of the iceberg. The update actually ties into a new alternate reality game filled with rumours about Portal 2.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena enters the retail chart, while Zeno Clash and Guild Wars Trilogy march into the Steam chart.
A new patch that's just been released for Team Fortress 2 hints at a series of possible new features for the game.
The modding group behind the massively anticipated Black Mesa Mod has put a new date on its release; later this year.
Valve has released sales figures for the earlier Half-Life games, revealing that the original has sold almost ten million copies.
Valve and EA have announced that they have no plans to support the PlayStation 3 version of the Orange Box or offer DLC for it.
Both Valve and Google have refuted rumours spread by The Inquirer that the internet giant was to buy-out the Half-Life developer.
You've already seen the gorgeous Companion Cube mod. Now Ton Khowdee, aka TiTON, adds to our Orange Box set with a jaw dropping TF2 mod. This is a two part mod though, with this first half looking at the construction of the Dispenser.
One canny Nintendo DS homebrew coder has just released what could be the indie release of the year - Portal DS.
We've been playing a bit of Left4Dead recently and now that we've finally managed to tear ourselves away from it, we think it's only fair to share with you the details of this four-player Co-Op zombie shooter from Valve and Turtle Rock Studios.
Valve has finally released the update for TF2, which includes new weapons, modes and and achievements for the Medic class.
If Team Fortress 2 is starting to seem a little old to you then wait just a week or two longer - new gamemodes and maps are on the way.
Remember the rumoured changes that were going to be added to the Medic in Team Fortress 2? Well, you may as well forget them now.
IGN has reported that a game adaptation of the TV series Dexter is underway from the team that made Marc Echo's Getting Up.
The roster of maps for Team Fortress 2 just got bulked up by the addition of Badlands. Consider it Valve's way of saying Happy Valentine's Day.
Randy Pitchford, head of Gearbox Software, has praised Valve for including Portal in the Orange Box, indicating that it may want to replicate the model.
Concerns have been raised about the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box, but it now looks like it may have just been a load of hot air.
A recent preview of The Orange Box on the PlayStation 3 has raised some potential worries according to the folks at 1-UP as the game is almost unplayable.
EA has confirmed that the PlayStation 3 version of The Orange Box, containing Episode 2, Portal and Team Fortress 2, will be released early next month.
Enjoy some TF2 action from Valve's latest Orange box? Thanks to Intel, we've joined up to host an uber octo-core server, so join bit-tech for some online FPS action!
After being so impressed with the game, Bethesda Softworks level designer Daryl Brigner created his own map for Portal. Download link inside.
The winners of the Golden Joysticks have been announced and the results have proven as controversial and unusual as ever. Worse than the BAFTAs? You decide.
Lastly, we take the cerebral part of The Orange Box out of its packaging and see what it has to offer us. Will we ever escape the Aperture Science Enrichment Centre and will we ever get over this intense bout of nausea? The only way to find out is to read our in-depth review...
We take the sociable third of The Orange Box out for a spin to see what it's made of. Was this cel-shaded multiplayer game worth the massive wait, or is it just a load of cartoony drivel? There's only one way to find out and that's to read our comprehensive review!
Team Fortress 2, the sequel to the best team multiplayer game ever, has been massively restyled and redone by Valve and will be packaged in with the rest of The Orange Box. But will it be worthy of one third of our attention? We find out by going hands on with the beta!
We got a chance recently to go hands-on with Portal, the mind-bending side story to Gordon Freeman's adventures. How well is the game shaping up and did it make us throw up? Find out within!
As part of a new series, Joe Martin has a chat with Rob Yescombe, screenwriter for Haze, and Martin Lancaster, writer for Crysis, about the process of writing first-person shooters and some of the problems involved.
Wondering how Valve's super-duper Lost Coast level is going to play on your system? We've run it through a range of different setups to find out what's playable and what's not. We also have an awesome preview video of the level to tide you over!
Valve's technology showcase, Half-Life 2: Lost Coast, is nearly here. We sent Geoff Richards right to the 'Source' to bring you the full scoop on HDR, Valve, Lost Coast, Day of Defeat and the future of PC graphics. Also featuring a cameo appearance from Piloux's Black Mesa!