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Five Minutes With The Aperture Science Heuristic Portal Pinball Device

Because Aperture Science would never release something as plebeian as a pinball table. Coming next week to Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX 2 and whatever other pinball platforms Zen Studios has running about causing trouble, Portal Pinball reunites fans of Valve’s first-person puzzler with the likes of GLaDOS, Wheatley, Atlas, P-Body and the ever talkative Chell in an all-new, incredibly scientific way.


Valve Finally Addresses Counter-Strike's Biggest Problem

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is one of the best multiplayer shooters in existence — by all accounts an incredible game. Well, except for this one thing.


Fan Creates Team Fortress 2 Story Mode

Given all the videos and comics they put out, it’s kinda shocking that Valve never did this themselves.


One Gamer's Choice: Professional DOTA Or Biomedical Engineer?

Brian “BananaSlamJamma” Canavan has two options: master DOTA 2 and follow his dream, or finish out his degree in biomedical engineering and help the world. He can’t do both.


I Didn't 'Get' DOTA 2 Until I Watched It Live

I’ve tried watching DOTA 2 online. I’ve tried playing it. It just wasn’t for me. Going to a big pro event changed that.


Steam's Latest Top Seller Is A Cool Surprise

Windward is not a survival game in early access. It’s not a shooter. It’s not a roguelike. Really, it’s not much like the typical games you always see tearing up the Steam charts at all — and thank kraken for that!


Darth Vader, Modded Into DOTA 2

“Luke, I am your father, and for the love of god stay in your lane.”


Think Twice Before You Kill A Counter-Strike Chicken

Well, that certainly puts things in perspective. This video by ShookBox depicts the final moments of one of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive‘s infamous chickens.


9 Steam Mysteries, Solved

What in the hell is “Steam WebHelper” and why is it always running on my PC? That is a damn good question.


Valve Finally Fixes Years-Old Steam Bug

Oh thank goodness. This is a bigger deal than it sounds like.