After Gabe Newell wholeheartedly backed the Oculus Rift VR headset, it’s no surprise that VALVe’s popular F2p FPS Team Fortress 2 now officially becomes the first ever game to support the Oculus. A new blog post entry at the official TF2 blog and today’s TF2 update patch notes reflect the addition of VR into the game, which can be accessed …Read More »
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Steam Box – The Next Little Big Thing
So it’s confirmed that VALVe has teamed up with Xi3 and is in the stages of building a Steam Box – an open-platform computer that will work with Steam’s Big Picture Mode. It will run Linux, but could in theoretically be able to install Windows, taking advantage of your full list of steam games. All we know is Xi3 has …Read More »
Hands On With The Oculus Rift VR Headset
I got a chance to stop by the Oculus Rift booth at the Pepcom event and finally check out the device. If you are unaware, the Oculus Rift is a virtual-reality headset that started off as a Kickstarter project. Palmer Luckey, the creator of the device, was on-site and happily shared his thoughts and ideas on where the future of …Read More »
Is VALVe Gearing Up To Battle Nintendo, Sony And Microsoft’s Next-Gen Gaming Consoles?
Anyone even remotely associated with gaming knows about Steam. VALVe’s software evolved from being a lowly bare-bones digital-rights management (DRM) nuisance to a tremendously successful digital-content distribution system holding well over 80-85% of market share on PC. VALVe recently rolled out Steam’s Big Picture Mode, a new UI designed specifically for TV’s making it easier for users who prefer console environments of …Read More »