Valve is reviewing the entire Steam library for Steam Deck compatibility

Reading Time: 5 minutes Valve has outlined how it plans to classify all of the games available in the Steam library and their suitability for the soon-to-release Steam Deck in a new video. As per the latest video, embedded below, Valve has announced there will be four categories that each game will fit into that should give you a … Read more

Valve reviewing entire Steam catalogue for new Steam Deck compatibility ratings system

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the release of Steam Deck draws ever closer, Valve continues sharing more details about its highly anticipated portable gaming PC, and the company has now announced it’ll reviewing the entire Steam catalogue to create a new compatibility ratings system. As outlined in Valve’s latest video, all games on Steam will fall into one of … Read more

Valve bans blockchain, crypto and NFT games from Steam, but Epic is on-board

Reading Time: 4 minutes Valve has banned all blockchain games from Steam. The developer of Age of Rust, a blockchain game that uses NFTs, took to Twitter to say it had been notified that Steam “will be kicking *all blockchain games* off the platform, including Age of Rust, because NFTs have value”. Valve’s rules for what can be distributed … Read more

Valve bans blockchain games and NFTs on Steam

Reading Time: 6 minutes Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 3/4— Age of Rust (@SpacePirate_io) October 14, 2021 WHAT’S AN NFT? Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won’t be allowed on Steam, according to a rule added to Valve’s “What you shouldn’t publish on Steam” list. The change was pointed out by … Read more

Valve quietly updates Steam's rules to ban games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies (Mitchell Clark/The Verge)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mitchell Clark / The Verge: Valve quietly updates Steam’s rules to ban games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies  —  Your move, Epic Games Store  —  Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won’t be allowed on Steam … #Valve #quietly #updates #Steam039s #rules #ban … Read more

Poll: Official Hardware Teardown Videos Are Becoming Increasingly Common, Should Nintendo Also Be Doing It?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image: Valve Hardware teardown videos have become so popular, it’s got to the point where companies like Microsoft and Sony are now making official ones or are sharing a closer look in a controlled environment. It seems as if it’s an attempt to reduce the number of people doing this sort of thing with their … Read more

Valve shows you how to mod a Steam Deck — and why you shouldn’t

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s not every day that a company posts a video tutorial on how to alter its hardware. However, Valve went slightly against the grain on Wednesday when it published a video teardown of the Steam Deck on YouTube. The video presented a perfect how-to guide for modding your Steam Deck hardware, after it launches in … Read more

Valve refunds tickets for Dota 2 International just days before event

Reading Time: 3 minutes This year’s The International 2021, the Dota 2 world championships, will be held without an audience. Dota 2 developer Valve has refunded all tickets to the October 7th event event effective yesterday, October 2nd. The event was to take place in Bucharest, Romania. “We have been carefully evaluating the continued rise of Covid rates in … Read more

Valve Refunds All DOTA 2 Tourney Tickets Only 12 Days After Selling Them, Event No Longer To Have Live Audience

Reading Time: 4 minutes A crowd of spectators at the 2019 International held in China. Photo: Hu Chengwei (Getty Images) Valve has canceled all plans to have a live audience at its large-scale DOTA 2 tournament, the International, as the number of covid cases in the host city of Bucharest, Romania continues to increase. The company also announced all … Read more

Valve refunds tickets for Dota 2 tournament The International amid covid case rise

Reading Time: 3 minutes Now won’t have a live audience. Valve has cancelled ticket sales for Dota 2 tournament The International amid a continued covid case rise in Romania. The International was set to return with a live audience in Bucharest from 12th to 17th October. But covid case rates have soared recently, and the government this week announced new … Read more