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A surprise update for TF2 just went live today, and despite the suddenness of it all, there's quite a bit of new content. It's called the "Robotic Boogaloo" update, and to make things even more interesting, it was entirely fan created. It includes a trailer, a brand new comic, and a veritable buttload of new hats. Check it out at www.tf2.com
Valve announced today the open beta for Steam Trading Cards, which are virtual collectible cards that you can get by playing certain games on Steam.
Earlier today, Valve announced that it will now be offering subscription plans on Steam. Don't panic, this doesn't mean that Steam itself will cost anything, only that game developers will now have the option to implement their own subscription services.
World of Warcraft has been ousted by Dota 2 as the most played PC game in the Western market, according to research by DFC Intelligence via Gamesindustry.biz.
Let this serve as a friendly reminder that the Steam Spring Indie Sale is currently going on, for those of you who don't check Steam obsessively every day for new deals. I realize that this reminder comes a couple days after it started, but I was just too busy playing some sweet indie games. To make up for it, look for a list of deals after the jump.
We previously reported on the upcoming Resident Evil 6 and Left 4 Dead 2 crossover, but for those of you who didn't believe the news, there's now a trailer for the Resident Evil 6 content to confirm that, yes, this is a real thing that's happening.
The Oculus Rift virtual headset promises to bring us into the future with virtual reality gaming. The first game to support the goggles will be Team Fortress 2, of all things.
The cast of Left 4 Dead 2 and Resident Evil 6 are about to get a whole lot cozier. Capcom has announced today that a free crossover promotion will be bringing characters from Valve's zombie shooter into the latest Resident Evil, as well as the other way around.
Those tiny, modular PCs that Valve is backing are finally getting some big studio love. Infinity Ward, developers on the excessively popular Call of Duty franchise, is apparently developing something for Xi3's Piston.
Gabe Newell is about to join Peter Molyneux, Shigeru Miyamoto, Nolan Bushnell, and Will Wright as one of the few individuals ever to receive a BAFTA Fellowship. The award, the highest accolade the organization gives for game developers, will be given to Newell at the BAFTA Awards on March 5.