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Valve Failed To Make A Lot of Half-Life Games Before Alyx

Back in March, after 13 years of waiting, Valve finally released a new Half-Life game. Half-Life: Alyx, a VR-only prequel to Half-Life 2, was a big success for Valve, garnering lots of positive reviews and pushing many folks to buy a VR headset. But before Alyx, Valve tried and failed to create more Half-Life, with…Read […]

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Valve Failed To Make A Lot of Half-Life Games Before Alyx

Back in March, after 13 years of waiting, Valve finally released a new Half-Life game. Half-Life: Alyx, a VR-only prequel to Half-Life 2, was a big success for Valve, garnering lots of positive reviews and pushing many folks to buy a VR headset. But before Alyx, Valve tried and failed to create more Half-Life, with…Read […]

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Racist Team Fortress 2 Bots Are Devising New Tactics To Evade Valve’s Crackdown

For months now, Team Fortress 2 has been wilting under a concerted assault from spam bots, many of which overwhelm chat with racist and homophobic messages. Now Valve, which has otherwise largely abandoned the game, has stepped in. But that doesn’t mean the problem has been entirely solved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Racist Team Fortress 2 Bots Are Devising New Tactics To Evade Valve’s Crackdown

For months now, Team Fortress 2 has been wilting under a concerted assault from spam bots, many of which overwhelm chat with racist and homophobic messages. Now Valve, which has otherwise largely abandoned the game, has stepped in. But that doesn’t mean the problem has been entirely solved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Racist Spam Bots Are Running Rampant In Team Fortress 2

If you hop into a Team Fortress 2 match right now, there’s a good chance that you’ll be greeted by some very unwelcome guests: spam bots who overwhelm chat with everything from annoying troll-speak to full-on racism. Bots of various types have been giving players fits since early this year, but they took a turn […]

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Racist Spam Bots Are Running Rampant In Team Fortress 2

If you hop into a Team Fortress 2 match right now, there’s a good chance that you’ll be greeted by some very unwelcome guests: spam bots who overwhelm chat with everything from annoying troll-speak to full-on racism. Bots of various types have been giving players fits since early this year, but they took a turn […]

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EA Brings A Bunch More Games To Steam [UPDATE: Titanfall 2 Added]

Electronic Arts released a handful of its games on Steam today. This move, combined with last year’s release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, marks a significant return for the publisher, which left Valve’s digital games distribution platform for its own Origin launcher in 2013.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Game Companies Say They’re Supporting Black Lives Matter, But Few Are Offering Specifics

As protests over the killing of George Floyd by police spread throughout the country last weekend, some of the gaming industry’s biggest companies put out statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But while a few have shared some specifics about what they’re doing to help fight systemic racism, almost…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Steam’s New ‘Play Next’ Recommendation Feature Mostly Sticks To Hits

Steam’s latest new feature is undeniably useful: The “Play Next” library widget generates a list of games already in your possession that you might be interested in trying. As someone who has a miniature existential crisis every time I finish a game, it’s perfect for me.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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