For some reason, this screenshot makes me imagine Zeratul saying: “You call that a knife? This is a knife!” That also means I have to give Zeratul a strong Australian accent, which I want to call Protaustralian and make StarCraft canon.
You know, I might actually play Dota 2 if it became a third-person shooter.
Perhaps you've heard of The Stanley Parable? It's this game, see. It's a game about stories. It's... well, it's complicated. Maybe you're wondering what it's really about, why everyone is talking about it? Well. Allow me to elaborate.
Ragdolls are fun on their own, but watching Criken2's friend mess around in Garry's Mod using a Kinect looks like a blast. Something about knowing the ragdoll is acting a certain way because there's an actual person doing the same thing on the other end, I think. It's extra playful.
Garry's Mod has added support for Kinect. The popular PC machinima/screwing around tool will be able to read your movements on Microsoft's camera and, to the best of its ability, recreate the actions in the game.
The mega-ambitious, long-in-development Half-Life remake/tribute Black Mesa is finished, and you can download it from Gamefront right now and give it a whirl.
There's no question that Defense Of The Ancients (Dota) is big. It's a big deal. It's also an immensely complicated game that has evolved over years of intense play, modding, and sprawling evolution. It's not very much like any other game out there. And for that reason, it could be argued that Dota 2 lays bare just…
Now that Team Fortress 2 is free, you no longer have to purchase a game to get the Source Software Development Kit—it too, is free. Happy modding! [Rock Paper Shotgun]
Could Valve's future games finally come to a Nintendo platform? Thanks to the Wii U, a system that appears at least as powerful as an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3, it sounds like that's a very real possibility.
In 2008, Dan Pinchbeck of the University of Portsmouth created an interactive "ghost story" titled Dear Esther using Valve's Source Engine, and its associated Half Life 2 art assets. The game achieved enormous critical success, and established a devoted cult following. Now the title is set to receive a substantial…
Valve is opening up Portal 2 to the community today with the beta release of the game's authoring tools—the same tools Valve uses—a chance for you to get cracking on new maps, puzzles and more.
Should you lack Kuma War II, which on Saturday published a free episode recreating the raid on Osama bin Laden's final hiding spot, you may also download a free map of the Abottabad complex created with Counter Strike: Source
The intentionally, unabashedly offensive School Shooter: North American Tour 2012, designed to be "the most realistic student slaughtering modification ever made," has lost support from its former host. ModDB, original host of the Half-Life 2 mod—and hundreds of other mods—has pulled School Shooter from its site.
You know what World War II games need more of? Dinosaurs. Specifically, Nazi dinosaurs, the kind one can send into multiplayer battles, huge cannons strapped to their cold-blooded endothermic backs! We'll do so with Dino D-Day, the long in the making multiplayer mod for Valve's Source engine.
What kind of video game would proudly promote the option to wield Columbine shooter Eric Harris' TEC-9 and Virgina Tech killer Seung-Hui Cho's akimbo pistols while embarking on a murderous rampage? The unashamed School Shooter: North American Tour 2012, a new game mod "dedicated to being the best school shooting…
Garry Newman has one of PC gaming's better-known first names — and one of its best grassroots success stories."We are watermelons. This is my kind of cruel humor." "b-buck's dance video is kind of a classic." "Everything FancyPants does is gold." "The first person project…
"Is Black Mesa the ultimate Half Life mod?" That's the question Atomic MPC asked after going hands-on with a near-final build of the eagerly anticipated Half Life Black Mesa mod. I'm so jealous.
The Alien Swarm Unreal Tournament 2004 mod becomes a full, Source-powered four-player co-op tactics game, available for free on Steam this Monday, courtesy of the nice folks at Valve.
Valve has released a new, still-in-beta version of the wildly popular online shooter Counter-Strike: Source, adding in new achievements, "domination and revenge" systems and other improvements that don't muck with the game's core experience.