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Valve News Archives

Valve's Gabe Newell Really Hates Windows 8

As I said back in April, Valve's Gabe Newell really hates Windows 8.
25 July 2012 - Microsoft - 130 Comments

Serious Sam 3 Will Be On Steam For Linux

As shown last week, Serious Sam 3 is running on Linux. This will be one of the launch titles for the Steam client on Linux.
25 July 2012 - As Confirmed - 20 Comments

Valve's L4D2 "Zombie Penguins" Coming This Year

The Left 4 Dead 2 web-site has been updated to further reflect last weeks' Valve Linux news: Left 4 Dead 2 will be natively released for Linux this calendar year.
25 July 2012 - Zombie Tux - 11 Comments

Valve & Intel Work On Open-Source GPU Drivers

As the latest Valve Linux news for today, Valve Software actually cares about open-source Linux graphics drivers. Last week they had the Intel OTC Linux graphics team out to Bellevue to jointly work on the OpenGL renderer for the Source Engine and the Intel Mesa driver.
20 July 2012 - Really - 130 Comments

With Valve On Linux, Has LGP Lost All Relevance?

Aside from how Valve can better embrace Linux and open-source, another thing to ponder with Valve officially writing about Steam/Source on Linux, is the future of Linux Game Publishing.
18 July 2012 - Useless - 75 Comments

What Should Valve Do For Linux & Open-Source?

What should Valve be doing for Linux and open-source software? They don't plan to just release the Steam client and select titles for Linux and then suddenly scream "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!"
17 July 2012 - Valve Linux - 133 Comments

Valve Writes About Their Linux Client Plans

Finally some non-Phoronix exclusive information about Steam/Source Engine on Linux ;) Valve Software has begun to write about their Steam Linux client initiatives on their public blog.
16 July 2012 - VALVE SOFTWARE - 108 Comments

Valve Software Finds Bugs With Linux Kernel

As Valve Software's Linux efforts continue to advance, they uncover Linux bugs. Fortunately, at least one Valve-spotted Linux kernel bug has now been corrected by NVIDIA.
7 July 2012 - Plus Patches - 22 Comments

Gabe Newell Showing Valve On Linux To Partners

Here's an interesting, but very brief, Gabe Newell interview from E3 where he mentions Linux.
2 July 2012 - MESSAGE! - 91 Comments

Valve Picks Up Another Key Linux Developer

Things appear to be moving along nicely in the Linux cabal at Valve Software as they work to enable Steam and the Source Engine on the Linux desktop. Here's another one of the new tenured Linux developers that will be starting soon.
19 June 2012 - Hell Yes - 38 Comments

A New Post From Valve; More Linux Love Needed

Valve's Michael Abrash has shared some additional insight this Friday morning.
8 June 2012 - Do What You Love - 23 Comments

Valve's Gabe Says "Yes" To Steam Linux This Year

Here's the latest in the steaming excitement concerning Valve's Source Engine and Steam client coming to Linux.
4 June 2012 - He Says - 72 Comments

One Of The New Valve Linux Employees Is...

Here's one of the names that many Linux gamers and Phoronix readers should know for his past open-source work, who since the beginning of May has been employed by Valve Software for their Linux enablement efforts.
31 May 2012 - Valve Linux - 21 Comments

Valve Gets Into Wearable Computing, Blogging

Valve is currently exploring possibilities for "wearable computing" and they're also getting into blogging.
13 April 2012 - Linux - 7 Comments

A Message From Valve's Gabe Newell

Gabe Newell of Valve, the company behind Steam and the Source Engine, has allegedly sent over a message to Phoronix.
30 March 2012 - Source - 307 Comments

Valve Makes The Source SDK Free Of Charge

Valve Software has announced they'll be making the Source Engine's Software Development Kit (SDK) available free of charge to the community and their gaming customers.
1 July 2011 - Modders & Co - 13 Comments

Valve's Alien Swarm Game For Linux?

While the best cards have not yet been dealt, for those hoping to see Valve's "Alien Swarm" game supported on Linux upon the Steam / Source Engine Linux release, you may be in luck. Windowing code within the Alien Swarm SDK is signalling that there may be support for this game coming to Linux.
17 December 2010 - Signs Of Proof - 80 Comments

Valve's Linux Play May Lead More Games To Follow Suit

Brought up in the Phoronix Forums yesterday by a reader was a reference to Ryan Gordon's resume that he was contracted to port Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 to Linux. This led a Phoronix reader to email Ryan "Icculus" Gordon and now we managed to get our hands on Ryan's e-mail response.
25 May 2010 - Likely So - 20 Comments

At This Rate, Don't Be Surprised If You See Steam Soon

Just a few hours ago we reported on the progress by those within the Phoronix community working to get the Steam client running as much as possible based upon Valve's Steam Linux binaries that are inconspicuously housed on their servers. By making some modifications to the Steam client binary and libraries, as of this morning they are up to the point of displaying the main Steam UI window. Just hours after that, the Steam Friends' UI is now being partially drawn along with other windows.
8 May 2010 - Even More Progress - 84 Comments

Those Digging Into Steam On Linux Make More Progress

If you're not already aware, Valve's Steam client and Source Engine are coming to Linux. It's something we have been talking about for weeks now along with those in the Phoronix community via our forums and IRC. If you're not up-to-date on our coverage, read Investigating The Steam Linux Client Continues and Here's The First Screenshot Of The Linux Steam Client. However, if you are up to speed, here is the newest screenshot exhibiting the latest progress to the Steam Linux client.
8 May 2010 - Here's The Main Window - 27 Comments

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