On April 18 Frictional Games joined Valve to celebrate the release of Portal 2 and wrap up our collaboration which has spanned the last few months. During this period we have worked with not only Valve, but an entire range of talented independent developers, to give gamers a unique gaming experience. Together we created a [...]
Finally, Valve has the pleasure of releasing the Portal game for all Linux operating systems, through the Steam platform. Valve officially released the Portal game back in 2007, along with Team Fortress 2 and Half-Life 2.
I've long thought that one of the major adoption bottlenecks for Mac has been games, or more specifically, the lack of them. This is about to change as Valve plans to release a version of its Steam digital distribution service for Mac OS X platform next month.
As things continue to heat up on the open source gaming front, Valve is preparing for a beta test of the Linux version of its popular Steam service, which Valve has promised to deliver by the end of this year. Many Linux gamers are watching this closely, especially after the popularity of Steam for the Mac.