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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
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
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
Valve confirms 77,000 Steam accounts are hijacked every month
Valve confirms 77,000 Steam accounts are hijacked every month
According to Valve, 77,000 Steam accounts are hijacked every month, and the company is trying to fight back. The company says when they launched ...... 12 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
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
Valve Steam Machines are coming this October
Valve Steam Machines are coming this October
Valve has announced that consumers who pre-order a Steam Machine will receive their hardware on October 16th. What is a Steam Machine? The ...... 07 Jun 2015 - 3 comments
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
Valve gets lowest possible customer service rating from BBB
Valve gets lowest possible customer service rating from BBB
Gaming company Valve has received the lowest possible rating for customer service from the Better Business Bureau, an F on a scale that ranges from F to A+. ...... 17 Mar 2015 - 11 comments
Valve sued over Steam's 'no refund' policy
Valve sued over Steam's 'no refund' policy
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has sued digital gaming giant Valve for "breach of the Australian Consumer Law for ...... 31 Aug 2014 - 8 comments
Yet another Valve engineer joins Oculus VR
Yet another Valve engineer joins Oculus VR
Marking the third time in recent weeks that a VR engineer has left Valve, developer Aaron Nicholls is the latest to join Oculus VR. Oculus ...... 01 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Reminder: SteamOS now available for download
Reminder: SteamOS now available for download
Valve's new Linux-based operating SteamOS is available for download this week, coinciding with the launch of the company's Steam Machine hardware ...... 15 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft: We could have focused more on PC gaming
Microsoft: We could have focused more on PC gaming
Microsoft has admitted that it could have done more in the PC gaming space, and that it was probably too focused purely on console. The comments ...... 11 Nov 2013 - 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
Valve reveals specs for prototype Steam Machines including Intel Core i7, GTX Titan
Valve reveals specs for prototype Steam Machines including Intel Core i7, GTX Titan
Valve has unveiled the specs for its upcoming Linux-based Steam Machine console. The company is only releasing 300 prototype consoles this ...... 08 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
Valve shows off Steam Controller
Valve shows off Steam Controller
Valve has announced "a different kind of gamepad" this week, the Steam Controller. The controller uses two circular trackpads rather than ...... 28 Sep 2013 - 4 comments
Valve announces Steam Machines for 2014
Valve announces Steam Machines for 2014
Valve has announced that 'Steam Machines' will be available in 2004, and it will be running a limited beta of its own hardware this year. ...... 26 Sep 2013 - 4 comments
Notch highly praises new SteamOS
Notch highly praises new SteamOS
Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of Minecraft, had nothing but love for Valve's new Linux-powered operating system. Read the tweets here, ...... 25 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Valve announces SteamOS for living room gaming
Valve announces SteamOS for living room gaming
Valve has announced SteamOS, a linux-based free operating system aimed at bringing PC gaming into the living room. Set to be available soon, ...... 23 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Valve teases hardware announcement for Monday
Valve teases hardware announcement for Monday
Valve has setup a new teaser site to drive interest ahead of an announcement that will be made on Monday. "The Steam Universe is expanding ...... 21 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
Valve launches Steam for Linux
Valve launches Steam for Linux
Valve has launched a version of its Steam gaming software for Ubuntu Linux users, initially offering 60 supported titles for the operating system. ...... 17 Feb 2013
Valve sued in Germany over used game sales
Valve sued in Germany over used game sales
German consumer group sues Valve. Following a ruling from the European Court of Justice in July, 2012 - which found the practice of selling ...... 02 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Valve will release PC/console next year
Valve will release PC/console next year
Valve boss Gabe Newell has announced this week that the company will be launching a console built for the living room next year. Newell says ...... 09 Dec 2012 - 25 comments
Valve beta testing Steam on Linux
Valve beta testing Steam on Linux
Seeking experienced Linux users. Valve is seeking to extend the Steam gaming platform to Linux operating systems, and is looking for experienced ...... 29 Oct 2012 - 4 comments
Steam for Linux games list leaked?
Steam for Linux games list leaked?
Last month, Valve said it would allow 1000 Linux users to test out the popular Steam platform as a private beta starting this month. Steam ...... 10 Oct 2012 - 4 comments
Valve hardware to hit beta next year
Valve hardware to hit beta next year
Valve has confirmed that beta testing for its hardware division will begin in 2013. Jeri Ellsworth, recently hired to the division, says ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
Valve's 'Big Picture Mode,' now in beta
Valve's 'Big Picture Mode,' now in beta
Valve has introduced a beta version of their 'Big Picture Mode,' allowing for Steam gamers to experience their libraries on the big screen. ...... 12 Sep 2012 - 11 comments
Valve OKs first 'Steam Greenlight' submitted titles
Valve OKs first 'Steam Greenlight' submitted titles
Valve has announced the first set of titles first submitted through Steam Greenlight to be picked up for global distribution. Each of the ...... 12 Sep 2012
Valve 'jumping in' PC hardware market
Valve 'jumping in' PC hardware market
Valve has posted an interesting job posting this week that claims the company is 'jumping in' to the PC hardware market. The post, for an ...... 04 Sep 2012 - 11 comments
Steam to offer non-gaming software
Steam to offer non-gaming software
Valve has announced that they have moved beyond being just a games distributor. Starting in early September, the company will offer new apps, ...... 09 Aug 2012 - 3 comments
You can no longer bring class action cases against Valve
You can no longer bring class action cases against Valve
Valve has updated their Steam Subscriber Agreement and Privacy Policy this week, blocking the ability for consumers to bring class action lawsuits ...... 04 Aug 2012 - 21 comments
Blizzard agrees, Windows 8 is 'not awesome
Blizzard agrees, Windows 8 is 'not awesome"
Earlier this week, Valve boss Gabe Newell made some interesting comments in regards to the future of open platforms. The exec went as far ...... 29 Jul 2012 - 19 comments
Valve exec: Windows 8 is a catastrophe
Valve exec: Windows 8 is a catastrophe
Valve boss Gabe Newell made some interesting comments at Seattle's Casual Connect conference last night in regards to the future of open platforms. ...... 26 Jul 2012 - 25 comments
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