Valve Mentions its "Next Gen" Game Engine (Again)

Valve's Source engine has been running most of the company's games for around a decade now, but despite some wizardry being performed on games like Left 4 Dead 2 and Portal 2, it's starting to show its age. Which is probably why the company is starting to ramp up the number of times it mentions its Source successor in… » 11/11/12 8:00pm 11/11/12 8:00pm

Valve Getting Ready For Its "Next Gen" Source Engine?

Valve's Source Engine has been powering the company's games for nearly a decade now, having made its debut all the way back in 2004 with Half-Life 2. While it's done an admirable job in recent years for games like Left 4 Dead, updates and revisions can't mask the fact it's getting a little long in the tooth. » 8/06/12 3:50am 8/06/12 3:50am

Haunting Half Life 2 Mod Dear Esther To Receive Substantial Overhaul,…

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… » 6/02/11 11:40am 6/02/11 11:40am