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Team Secret Takes Home DOTA 2 Red Bull Battle Grounds

This weekend the Red Bull Battle Grounds: DOTA 2 tournament came to a close as Team Secret (Europe) edged out Invictus Gaming (China) in...

Valve Seriously Looking At Competitive Team Fortress 2 Matchmaking

Two guys doing a video in a bedroom and talking about Team Fortress 2 isn't usually newsworthy. But when the two guys have just...

Dota 2 Renders Look Amazingly Lifelike

Valve artist Max Aristov has been experimenting with some high-polygon-count images for Dota 2 characters, and the results look like something you could buy...

PSA: You Now Need To Spend $5 To Use Certain Steam Features

Most of us have spent ungodly amounts of money purchasing games on Steam, but if you only use it to play free-to-play games, you...

Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 China Qualifier This Weekend

This Sunday, April 12th, the China qualifiers for the Red Bull Battle Grounds DOTA 2 tournament will kick off at 11 PM Pacific and...

New Team Fortress 2 Fan Film Is Outstanding

The only thing better than playing Team Fortress 2 is watching movies of it. But good entries in that field are few and far...

Love It Or Hate It: Dota 2

Some free-to-play games are more polarizing than others, with some sides taking the stance of "great, totally non-exploitative implementation" and others thinking "total pay-to-win...

Valve Tiptoes Into Pay-To-Win Territory With Dota 2’s Beast Brawl

Dota 2 is one of the best games out there, and a shining example of free-to-play done right, right?Turns out, all is not well...

Dota 2 Tops One Million Concurrent Players

MCV noted this morning that Valve's Dota 2 became the first game on Steam to break the one million concurrent players mark over the...

Scream Fortress 2 BombLive!

It's that time of year again, time to jump back into the Halloween-themed gameplay of Team Fortress 2! Join Jason as he gets an...

Stat of the Day: Dota 2 Quindecuples Up On the Competition

Sure, Valve owns both Steam and Dota 2, but it's #7 on Xfire and was #3 on Raptr for September. So yeah, pretty popular...
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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers: S.W.A.P. Is A First-Person… Something

"First-Person Body Snatcher" (FPBS) doesn't really roll off the tongue, though "FPS" doesn't seem totally accurate either. You do "shoot" people in S.W.A.P., a...
It's Not a Tumor: Valve Scouts Out Trouble In New TF2 Short, Update

It’s Not a Tumor: Valve Scouts Out Trouble In New TF2 Short, Update

There isn't much to say about this new, 15-minute(!) Team Fortress 2 movie from Valve. Except that it's hilarious, and even the title has...