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Halo 3 and Halo Reach may need this audio fix on Linux with Steam Play Proton

By Liam Dawe,
With the Halo: The Master Chief Collection expanding thanks to the PC release of Halo 3, it came with some upgrades that for some has broken audio - here's a solution.

DirectX 12 exclusive DEATH STRANDING runs on Linux with Proton 5.0-10

By Liam Dawe,
Not long after the official PC release, the DirectX 12 exclusive DEATH STRANDING is now playable on Linux with the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer.

Dota 2 gets a free dungeon crawling Summer Event game mode

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have updated Dota 2 with a Summer Event that's free for everyone to play even if you don't have the Battle Pass.

Steam Labs hits 1 year, Community Recommendations launches

By Liam Dawe,
After about a year of Steam Labs now being a thing, Valve have written up a blog post to celebrate and to go over what's shipped, what's not happening and more.

Half-Life: Alyx - Final Hours details lots of cancelled Valve projects

By Liam Dawe,
Here's one for serious Valve enthusiasts and people wanting to get juice details on their cancelled projects, and everything that led up to Half-Life: Alyx.

Trusted Mode is now live for everyone in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

By Liam Dawe,
Valve has now launched the Trusted Mode update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, in their attempt to reduce cheating further - here's what's changed.

Valve silences the bots in Team Fortress 2, TF2 Classic Mod out now

By Liam Dawe,
Team Fortress 2 continues to have a bot problem but Valve are actually fighting back and the latest update takes another blunt approach to dealing with them.

Dota 2 gets an 'Anonymous Mode' similar to options in CS:GO, TI10 Cache up

By Liam Dawe,
Valve just quietly updated Dota 2 to include a new 'Anonymous Mode' bringing in options similar to what you can tweak in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Valve continues battling with the Team Fortress 2 bots

By Liam Dawe,
After recently dealing with an influx of game-ruining racists bots in Team Fortress 2, the battle continues.

Valve moves on from OpenVR, goes all-in with OpenXR for SteamVR

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, Valve released a new SteamVR Beta that was aimed at developers with initial support for the OpenXR specification and it appears they're going all-in.

Dota 2 Battle Pass for The International 2021 now ends September 19

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have been battling an issue with the Dota 2 Game Coordinator, that's caused so many match problems that they've extended the end time for The International 2021 Battle Pass.

Valve update Team Fortress 2 to deal with bots and chat abuse

By Liam Dawe,
Like Valve did recently with CS:GO and Dota 2, they've introduced new options in Team Fortress 2 to help deal with community issues and bots.

Valve boost player contrast in CS:GO and add Text Filtering

By Liam Dawe,
While it seems Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now over the sudden massive popularity boost it saw in the last few months, that hasn't stopped Valve continuing to improve it.

Valve adds OpenXR support to SteamVR in 'Developer Preview'

By Liam Dawe,
This is quite exciting for the future of Virtual Reality, as Valve as now properly given their backing to the OpenXR standard and added support into SteamVR.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 has released (update: 5.0-9 too)

By Liam Dawe,
After a public testing period of only a few days, Valve has already pushed out Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 pulling in plenty of upgrades and fixes for the compatibility layer.
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