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Steam controller discontinued - selling for $5 for a limited time
Steam controller discontinued - selling for $5 for a limited time
Valve's Steam Controller is to become a part of gaming history as the company confirms it is manufacturing no more units. Valve first introduced ...... 28 Nov 2019
War between PC gaming stores: Epic promises to stop exclusives, *IF* Steam lowers its own cut
War between PC gaming stores: Epic promises to stop exclusives, *IF* Steam lowers its own cut
During the past year, the Pc gaming giants have been fighting to dominate the gaming marketplace sector. The war started when Epic Games' got ...... 27 Apr 2019
Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve and five game developers charged under EU antitrust laws
Valve, the developer of online game platform Steam and upcoming game Half-Life 3, has been under investigation by the European Commission for ...... 08 Apr 2019
Steam fixes bug allowing free game downloads
Steam fixes bug allowing free game downloads
Steam has fixed a flaw that could have allowed users to download and play unlimited games for free. The bug was discovered by researcher ...... 13 Nov 2018
YouTube VR is now available on Steam, supports HTC Vive
YouTube VR is now available on Steam, supports HTC Vive
The future is in virtual reality. Or augmented reality. Or mixed reality. Clearly people are looking for some other reality than the one ...... 15 Dec 2017
Steam to soon allow use of DualShock 4
Steam to soon allow use of DualShock 4
Valve has confirmed that you will soon be able to use DualShock 4 controllers to play games on Steam. An upcoming Steam update will "add ...... 15 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Steam adds bitcoin support
Steam adds bitcoin support
Bitcoin has been called a revolutionary currency but it has had its problems, and adoption in the mainstream is far from perfect. One big name ...... 29 Apr 2016
The Steam 'Lunar Year Sale' has begun
The Steam 'Lunar Year Sale' has begun
Steam has announced that their latest sale has begun, this time celebrating the Lunar New Year. The sale is on until February 12th at 10 ...... 06 Feb 2016
Valve reopens Steam store following issues
Valve reopens Steam store following issues
Yesterday, Valve was forced to shut down the Steam store after users were able to see personal information in other people's accounts through ...... 27 Dec 2015 - 2 comments
Steam's 'Monster Summer Sale' adds new titles every 12 hours
Steam's 'Monster Summer Sale' adds new titles every 12 hours
Earlier this week, Valve took the wrapping off their latest summer sale, dubbed the "Monster Summer Sale" for 2015. The sale runs through ...... 15 Jun 2015 - 1 comment
Following years of complaints, Steam updates refund policy
Following years of complaints, Steam updates refund policy
After years of complaints from gamers, Valve's popular online games platform Steam has updated their refund policy. For the most part, all ...... 04 Jun 2015 - 1 comment
PSA: Steam's Valentine's Day sale still running with sales up to 80 percent off
PSA: Steam's Valentine's Day sale still running with sales up to 80 percent off
In case you missed it earlier this weekend, Steam's 'Valentine's Day Co-Op Sale" is still going strong, with titles discounted as much as 80 percent. ...... 15 Feb 2015
Gamers rejoice: Steam's Holiday Sale is now live
Gamers rejoice: Steam's Holiday Sale is now live
Steam has begun their annual holiday sale, letting gamers get thousands of games and DLC packs for as much as 90 percent off normal prices. ...... 20 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Batman Arkham collection on sale for $10
Batman Arkham collection on sale for $10
For just a few more days, it is possible to get all three Batman Arkham games and DLC for just $10 in the United States, or 9.79 in Europe. ...... 12 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Beware offers of free PSN and Steam codes
Beware offers of free PSN and Steam codes
A security firm has taken a look at offers of free codes for PlayStation Network and Steam spreading online to see what's really going on. ...... 07 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
Steam starts its Black Friday sale including Watch Dogs at 50 percent off
Steam starts its Black Friday sale including Watch Dogs at 50 percent off
Steam has started their Exploration sale, giving gamers six days to get games on the cheap. The deals will change daily, but today's deal ...... 27 Nov 2014
Latest 'Call of Duty' requires 6GB RAM for PC gamers
Latest 'Call of Duty' requires 6GB RAM for PC gamers
Activision's new blockbuster "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" is about ready to launch and if you are a PC gamer you will need a decent rig ...... 21 Oct 2014 - 11 comments
EA Origin makes 'Titanfall' free for two days
EA Origin makes 'Titanfall' free for two days
As a way to take some attention off of Steam's new summer sale, EA's Origin service has made 'Titanfall' free to play for two days. EA is ...... 21 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
OnLive comes back from the dead
OnLive comes back from the dead
OnLive, the once-promising cloud gaming service, has returned from the dead. A year after collapsing, the company has returned as a partner ...... 09 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Steam reaches 65 million users
Steam reaches 65 million users
Valve's Steam PC game distribution service has hit a new milestone with 65 million users, up over 15 million in the past 12 months. The mega-popular ...... 30 Oct 2013
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