Tag Archives: Steam

Valve fires a bunch of employees: What this could mean for the Steambox & Valve.

Valve fires a bunch of employees what this could mean for the Steambox.jph

According to employee tweets and other reports, Valve has fired a whole bunch of people at the company. These are some pretty big changes too. Valve, the company behind Half Life, Counter-Strike, Portal, Steam and more, has supposedly let go of about 25 people, although this number is not confirmed. Furthermore, Jason Holtman, Director of Business at Valve, has reportedly resigned from the company. … [ Read More... ]

Wanna Smash & Shoot Stuff in a Hellish World? Try God Mode.

Atlus God Mode screenshot 3

No, this isn’t another Doom post. This is a new action game brought to us by the increasingly good taste makers over at Atlus. God Mode, which is being developed by Old School Games. The title of this article sums it up. It’s a 3rd person action game where you just fight off hordes of enemies. In some ways, it does remind me of Doom in the … [ Read More... ]

id Software & Bethesda release 35GB RAGE Mod Toolkit via Steam

RAGE Mod Tools

Prolific FPS game studio Id Software has finally released the mod tools for 2011’s RAGE. While it was quite a long wait, it looks like it will prove to be worth it. The RAGE Mod Tools are basically the same tools (id Studio) that id Software used to make RAGE and presumably what they’re using to make Doom 4. With these tools you can modify the RAGE game … [ Read More... ]

Retrospective: Quake in the Eyes of a Girl Who’s Never Played an FPS

This was written by a girl in her mid 20’s who’s gaming experience includes watching her cousins play on the Sega Genesis, casual play of Grand Theft Auto on PS2 and playing Candy Crush Saga on her iPod Touch. We set her up with id Software’s iconic FPS, Quake, on her laptop and had her give it a go. Here’s what she thought…

I’m not a gamer. I’ve never really … [ Read More... ]