UK Government announces new 'creative industries' funding
Hands out around £20 million.
Hands out around £20 million.
JV blames 'uncertainties' surrounding parent company.
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Valve is rumoured to not be aiming for a 2010 release with the latest Half-Life Episode.
Valve has teased the next update for Team Fortress 2, revealing that the first unlocks will be decided by a week-long class war.
Alienware PCs are now shipping with Steam pre-installed and a free copy of Portal.
Valve's Gabe Newell has claimed that the studio has good reasons for keeping quiet about Episode 3 for the moment - though he won't say what they are.
Valve have definitively explained why they aren't interested in making PlayStation 3 games and why other studios will always handle their ports.
Valve has started offering the first details on the upcoming Scout update for Team Fortress 2, including a new weapon.
Valve has commented that pirates are customers too, albeit underserved ones, who usually turn to piracy as a last resort.
Joe may be on holiday right now, but there's not enough to stop him getting all speculative about what the future of PC gaming. With most games now going multiplatform and the constant threat of poor console ports, Joe wonders about how the face of gaming is changing...
One canny Nintendo DS homebrew coder has just released what could be the indie release of the year - Portal DS.
Valve's Doug Lombardi has confirmed that there'll be no sequel to Portal released this year because Valve wants to make something new.
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.
According to comments by Doug Lombardi, Valve is considering bringing music and video content to Steam before the end of the year.
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.
Now we take the story-driven part of The Orange Box out for a spin - but will the game leave us in a whirl, or just dizzy and mildly sick? Could it be the best game in series or even the best game ever? Find out everything you can without ruining the game in our spoiler-free review.
Apparently, Valve would have made a version of Half-Life 2, Episodes included, for the Mac - but it would have cost $1 Million to buy the rights for the porting.
Valve has revealed that The Orange Box will contain not just three games , but also a secret track by Johnathon Coulton.
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!
The wait is now reduced to just a few weeks and the Orange Box is now, officially, changed to a more gold-like colour. How will you be buying your version?
In a bold move, Gabe Newell says it may be up to gamers whether Half-Life continues in the episodic mould or returns to a normal release format after the current trilogy finishes.
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!