Valve commits to VR despite layoffs

Valve has moved to reassure its fans it remains committed to virtual reality hardware after a round of layoffs sparked concern. As reported earlier, Valve has recently laid off 13 of its employees, with some VR engineers among those laid off. Alan Yates, Hardware Engineer for Valve took to reddit to confirm Valve’s work on VR isn’t ceasing despite the layoffs. Comment from discussion vk2zay’s … Continue reading Valve commits to VR despite layoffs

Valve cuts ties with lead designer of Artifact

Lead designer of troubled Valve digital card game Artifact Richard Garfield was laid off last month, with Garfield attributing termination to a “rocky launch” of the Dota themed title. Released in November 2018, Artifact received little traction within the PC gaming crowd, primarily due to Dota fans being disappointed at the games card-based gameplay and developer Valve’s abandonment of franchises such as Half-Life and Left … Continue reading Valve cuts ties with lead designer of Artifact