Day: 13/02/2014

Xbox, PS4, and PC game Evolve promises “evolution” of multiplayer – GameSpot


By: Eddie Makuch Turtle Rock Studios, creators of the original Left 4 Dead, today released the first gameplay trailer for the company’s upcoming Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC shooter Evolve. On top of that, we got a chance to play the 4v1 action game and you can read our in-depth coverage, courtesy of editor Mark Walton, right here…. Full story here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-ps4-and-pc-game-evolve-promises-evolution-of-multiplayer/1100-6417655/

Steam introduces tagging system for games and software – GameSpot


By: Zorine Te Valve has launched the beta for a new tagging feature on its digital distribution platform Steam. The system, called Steam Tags, allows users to add text tags to individual games and software on their associated Steam Store pages. Users are being encouraged to tag entries with both genres and descriptive attributes. Tags can then be used to browse the Steam Store… Full story here: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/steam-introduces-tagging-system-for-games-and-software/1100-6417705/

Left 4 Dead developer talks about why it split from Valve


By: Martin Gaston Turtle Rock Studios, the developer of Evolve which at one point was owned by Valve, has spoken about why the developer decided to leave the Half-Life and Steam creator and go it alone. “We had a really great working relationship with Valve for like six years as an independent studio,” said studio cofounder Phill Robb in an interview with Eurogamer, talking about the time that Turtle Rock Studios developed the original Left 4 Dead. Following that game, Valve purchased []