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Short PC Multiplayer Life Span

Short PC Multiplayer Life Span

In modern gaming, many developers believe that multiplayer is king. With MOBA titles such as DotA and League of Legends breaking us...

By Rob Gordon on 22 June 2017
New Skins and Accessories Available for Steam Hardware

New Skins and Accessories Available for Steam Hardware

Valve introduces new skins that will help its players customize their Steam Link and Steam controllers with various Valve properties’...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 June 2017
Valve Says CS: GO Gambling Isn't Acceptable

Valve Says CS: GO Gambling Isn't Acceptable

Valve is drawing a line with regards to Counter Strike: Global Offensive online gambling, stating that cease and desist orders are be...

By Rory Young on 22 June 2017
Counter-Strike Player Releases Fake Hacks

Counter-Strike Player Releases Fake Hacks

One Counter-Strike player decides to take the matter of stopping cheaters into their own hands, releasing fake hacks in order to get...

By Rob Gordon on 22 June 2017
Halo's Most Famous Map Recreated in Counter-Strike

Halo's Most Famous Map Recreated in Counter-Strike

One seriously devoted fan of Halo: Combat Evolved recreates the most famous map from Bungie’s first-person shooter in Valve’s Counter...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 June 2017
Washington State Orders Valve to Stop CS: GO Gambling

Washington State Orders Valve to Stop CS: GO Gambling

Following the CS:GO skin gambling scandal that erupted earlier this year, the Washington State Gambling Commission orders Valve to ta...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 June 2017
WB Offers Free Batman Games As Apology

WB Offers Free Batman Games As Apology

PC gamers that purchase Batman: Arkham Knight before November 16th will be given free access to Batman: Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, a...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 June 2017
Quantum Break Releasing on Steam

Quantum Break Releasing on Steam

Microsoft confirms that Quantum Break will be released on Steam and that the Quantum Break: Timeless Collector’s Edition will be sold...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 June 2017
'Payday 2' Sales, 'Payday 3' Feature Tease

'Payday 2' Sales, 'Payday 3' Feature Tease

GTA 5 may be the don of organized crime titles, but until the game’s servers go live on October 1st, Payday 2 remains the biggest s...

By Samuel James Riley on 20 June 2017
News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

It’s been a major week in video games with embargoes lifting on reviews of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Saints Row 4 and Activision...

By Rob Keyes on 20 June 2017
Free John Wick DLC for Payday 2

Free John Wick DLC for Payday 2

Payday 2 heisters are well-aware that the first-person shooter/theft game likes to make references to other video game and film pro...

By Denny Connolly on 20 June 2017
Payday 2 Battlefield DLC

Payday 2 Battlefield DLC

Payday 2 may not be a perfect game, but thanks to frequent upgrade patches, loads of DLC, and an addicting co-op multiplayer experi...

By Denny Connolly on 19 June 2017
Portal and Team Fortress Writer Leaves Valve

Portal and Team Fortress Writer Leaves Valve

It’s no secret that Valve isn’t the same studio that it was a decade ago — its priorities have shifted considerably, and new single-p...

By Brad Jones on 19 June 2017
Portal 2 (Perpetual Testing Initiative DLC)

Portal 2 (Perpetual Testing Initiative DLC)

After debuting all the way back in April 2011, not to mention racking up Game of the Year awards around the industry, Valve recentl...

By Ben Kendrick on 19 June 2017
$10 For All 'Batman: Arkham' Games

$10 For All 'Batman: Arkham' Games

If gamers were lucky, Batman: Arkham Knight would be out already. Originally scheduled for October 14, 2014, Rocksteady Studio’s latest – and supposedly last – entry in the Arkham franchise was dela...

By Christopher Gates on 18 June 2017
Just Cause 2: Multiplayer

Just Cause 2: Multiplayer

The best thing about game mods is that they reverse time for gamers. While the industry and players are continually looking forward to new releases to consume, modders make sure that there is always...

By Patrick Dane on 18 June 2017
'Just Cause 2' Multiplayer Mod on Steam

'Just Cause 2' Multiplayer Mod on Steam

Mods, glorious mods, is there anything they can’t do? From raising wave after wave of aspiring designers, to retooling a title from...

By Samuel James Riley on 17 June 2017
'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

The original Deus Ex is not only one of the most highly-lauded and influential action RPGs of all time, it’s also widely considered to be one of the best PC games of all time. Eidos Montreal’s recen...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 17 June 2017
Ubisoft Removes New Games from Steam

Ubisoft Removes New Games from Steam

Ubisoft has three big games set to come out in the next few weeks that will most likely sell well, but the publisher has suddenly d...

By Kyree Leary on 14 June 2017
Rocket League Officially Supports Xbox One to PC Play

Rocket League Officially Supports Xbox One to PC Play

Psyonix announces that cross-network play officially arrives for Rocket League today, which allows for Xbox One gamers to face off ag...

By John Jacques on 14 June 2017
Ubisoft's Upcoming Titles Reappear on Steam

Ubisoft's Upcoming Titles Reappear on Steam

Earlier this week, the upcoming Ubisoft titles Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, and The Crew mysteriously disappeared from Steam...

By Christopher Gates on 13 June 2017
News Wrap Up: Dark Souls 2, War Thunder on PS4, Borderlands 2 DLC & More!

News Wrap Up: Dark Souls 2, War Thunder on PS4, Borderlands 2 DLC & More!

It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games that are releasing later this year and share some fun news bits for some of our recen...

By Rob Keyes on 08 June 2017
No Man's Sky One of Steam's Best Selling Games of 2016

No Man's Sky One of Steam's Best Selling Games of 2016

Steam reveals its best selling games of 2016, with No Man’s Sky reaching the highest tier and beating out many of the year’s other to...

By Boston Blake on 06 June 2017
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad

Game Rant’s Anthony Mole reviews Red Orchestra 2: Heroes Of Stalingrad Ever since the success of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, few developers have attempted to create a game in the World War 2 su...

By Anthony Mole on 06 June 2017
‘Red Orchestra 2’ and ‘Dead Island’ Receiving GOTY Editions

‘Red Orchestra 2’ and ‘Dead Island’ Receiving GOTY Editions

Out of all the games that came out in 2011, Dead Island and Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad offered a multitude of content for gamers to sink their teeth into. Those who have yet to pick up ei...

By Anthony Mole on 05 June 2017
Rising Storm - Gameplay Video

Rising Storm - Gameplay Video

Tripwire Interactive’s Red Orchestra series is not for the Call of Duty crowd. While a lot of multiplayer shooters are about close quarters skirmishes, Red Orchestra puts tactics and strategy first....

By Anthony Taormina on 05 June 2017
Disney Infinity Begins Closing Down

Disney Infinity Begins Closing Down

Disney Infinity details the beginning of the end of online functionality for the toys-to-life franchise, and reveals that many gamer...

By Sarah Fields on 03 June 2017
Dota 2 File Hints at Half-Life 3

Dota 2 File Hints at Half-Life 3

The latest patch for Valve’s extremely popular MOBA game, Dota 2, contains possible evidence confirming the existence of the ever elu...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 June 2017
Half-Life, Left 4 Dead Test Maps and Survivor Uncovered

Half-Life, Left 4 Dead Test Maps and Survivor Uncovered

Clever gamers uncover hidden maps mistakenly released in a VR performance test, based on Half-Life and Left 4 Dead, as well as a poss...

By Sarah Fields on 02 June 2017
Dota 2 Details Massive Changes for Update 7.0

Dota 2 Details Massive Changes for Update 7.0

While many fans of Valve’s Dota 2 MOBA like to refer to major updates as “Dota 3“, this time they aren’t too far off – Update 7.0 is...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 June 2017
Rumor: Halo Wars Definitive Edition Coming to Steam

Rumor: Halo Wars Definitive Edition Coming to Steam

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition may be coming to Steam, according to a prominent Halo modder and data miner. Gamecheat13, who is known...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Inner Voices: First-Person Horror Game Release Date

Inner Voices: First-Person Horror Game Release Date

Inner Voices, a first-person horror adventure game from publisher Fat Dog Games, is scheduled to launch on May 10. The PC exclusive t...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
The Day After: New Open World Survival Game Trailer

The Day After: New Open World Survival Game Trailer

Montreal-based independent game studio Coconut Games has released the first trailer for The Day After, one of the latest entrants int...

By John Jacques on 31 May 2017
Steam Stat Page Shows Large Amount of Refund Requests

Steam Stat Page Shows Large Amount of Refund Requests

Valve has launched a new tracker that shows how well it’s handling support requests that come into the company each day. It turns out...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Destiny 2 Will Use Steam

Destiny 2 Will Use Steam

With Destiny 2 having been confirmed for PC last week, there has been much speculation as to which client the personal computer versi...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Fallout Meets SimCity in New Game Called ENDCIV

Fallout Meets SimCity in New Game Called ENDCIV

An indepedent videogame developer releases ENDCIV to the Steam Greenlight platform, hoping a mix of SimCity and Fallout 4 gameplay as...

By John Jacques on 29 May 2017
Nidhogg

Nidhogg

Welcome to our regular gameplay impressions and video post where we record our first 10-30 minutes with a new game, and provide some general impressions on that early playthrough. Today’s game is: N...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 May 2017
Alan Wake Being Removed from Digital Stores Soon

Alan Wake Being Removed from Digital Stores Soon

Gaming fans who have been meaning to check out Alan Wake, but have yet to do so had better act fast, because its developer Remedy Ent...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 May 2017
Steam Sets New User Record

Steam Sets New User Record

Created by video game developer and publisher Valve, Steam is home to their own incredibly popular titles such as DOTA 2, and Team...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 May 2017
The Crow's Eye Review

The Crow's Eye Review

To say that the independent video game scene reinvigorated the world of horror games is something of an understatement. Although a fe...

By Rob Gordon on 24 April 2017
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: March 9th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: March 9th

Mass Effect 3 may be many people’s entire world right now, but there is a lot going on outside of it — so take a break and check out some of the news you might have missed in the roundup. This week w...

By Curt Hutson on 23 April 2017
Get Dark Souls 3 For 50% Off

Get Dark Souls 3 For 50% Off

Now that From Software has put the finishing brush strokes on Dark Souls 3 in the from of its final DLC, the game has gone on a timel...

By John Jacques on 22 April 2017
Valve is Charging for User-Created Content Again

Valve is Charging for User-Created Content Again

Valve is creeping into paid user-generated content once again, though the system in place for DOTA 2 is remarkably different than the...

By John Jacques on 19 April 2017
DOTA 2 Darth Vader Mod

DOTA 2 Darth Vader Mod

In the world of MOBAs, strategy and skill come above all else. Dedicated players spend hundreds of hours mastering their preferred characters, so that they are ready for the next match. The communit...

By Denny Connolly on 19 April 2017
'Payday 2' Gage DLC

'Payday 2' Gage DLC

Here’s to the heist, the hoard and the heat that follows. This year has certainly seen its fair share of audacious raids and botche...

By Samuel James Riley on 08 April 2017
For Honor Steam Playerbase is Down 50%

For Honor Steam Playerbase is Down 50%

For Honor released on Valentine’s Day to positive reviews and tens of thousands of viewers on Twitch. While it was a promising start...

By Jason Gallagher on 07 March 2017
LG Announces VR Partnership with Valve

LG Announces VR Partnership with Valve

LG has announced it is partnering with Valve to create a high-fidelity VR headset for gaming. According to the announcement, the head...

By Boston Blake on 28 February 2017
Valve Draws Criticism for Steam Direct Program

Valve Draws Criticism for Steam Direct Program

Gamers and indie developers have taken to social media to express their anger and disbelief at Valve’s proposed new Steam Direct process of vetting games. It hasn’t taken long for oppositio...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 11 February 2017
Valve Is Retiring Steam Greenlight

Valve Is Retiring Steam Greenlight

Valve announces that Steam will be dropping the Greenlight user-vetted game submission process in favor of Steam Direct, which forces developers to pay a fee instead. Steam is the de facto...

By John Jacques on 10 February 2017
Hive Jump Review

Hive Jump Review

Hive Jump is a fun and exciting retro shooter romp, with plenty of variety and a great co-op multiplayer experience marred by a lonely single player mode. Whether it’s the classic retro pl...

By Rob Gordon on 28 January 2017
Gabe Newell: New IP in Half-Life Universe is Possible

Gabe Newell: New IP in Half-Life Universe is Possible

Responding to a question during his Reddit AMA, Valve president Gabe Newell confirms that he is open to developing a new IP set in the Half-Life universe. There are running jokes in the vid...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 January 2017
Gabe Newell Has A Larger Net Worth than Donald Trump

Gabe Newell Has A Larger Net Worth than Donald Trump

Forbes posts its updated list of the world’s richest billionaires, revealing the net worth of Gabe Newell, who is worth more than Oprah Winfrey and Donald Trump. Despite moving away from tr...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 January 2017
Gabe Newell Is Hosting a Reddit AMA Tomorrow

Gabe Newell Is Hosting a Reddit AMA Tomorrow

Reddit officially confirms that Gabe Newell, the president and co-founder of the video game development and digital distribution company, Valve, hosts an AMA on the site tomorrow. Those gam...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2017
Controller Support Coming to All Steam Games

Controller Support Coming to All Steam Games

The latest Steam client beta update reveals that controller support is coming to all Steam games, with users able to map keyboard and mouse controls to various controllers. With each and ev...

By Rob Gordon on 07 January 2017
No Man's Sky Among Steam's Best Selling Games of 2016

No Man's Sky Among Steam's Best Selling Games of 2016

Steam reveals its best selling games of 2016, with No Man’s Sky reaching the highest tier and beating out many of the year’s other top titles, despite its challenges. As we enter the New Ye...

By Boston Blake on 02 January 2017
Steam is Down for Everyone

Steam is Down for Everyone

UPDATE: All Steam services appear to be back online. Valve’s Steam Network goes down in the midst of the service’s annual Winter Sale, making it impossible for gamers to purchase new games...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 December 2016
Steam is Down

Steam is Down

UPDATE: All Steam services appear to be back online. Valve’s Steam Network goes down in the midst of the service’s annual Winter Sale, making it impossible for gamers to purchase new games...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 December 2016
Steam is Down for Everyone [Updated]

Steam is Down for Everyone [Updated]

UPDATE: All Steam services appear to be back online. Valve’s Steam Network goes down in the midst of the service’s annual Winter Sale, making it impossible for gamers to purchase new games...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 December 2016
Nvidia Shield TV Has 4K Support, Steam Streaming

Nvidia Shield TV Has 4K Support, Steam Streaming

Nvidia announces a brand new Nvidia Shield TV device with 4K support and Steam streaming capabilities, and also unveils a revamped version of its GeForce NOW streaming service. While the mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 December 2016
PayPal Confirms Start Date for Steam Winter Sale 2016

PayPal Confirms Start Date for Steam Winter Sale 2016

PayPal once again reveals the official start date of the Steam Winter Sale, confirming previous information that was leaked at the very beginning of December. Christmas can be an expensive...

By Brad Jones on 19 December 2016
Steam Christmas Sale Begins December 22

Steam Christmas Sale Begins December 22

The dates for the Steam Christmas Sale leak online, letting PC gamers know exactly how long they have to save up their pennies following an already busy holiday discount period. Besides bei...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 December 2016
Steam Autumn Sale Is Live With New PC Game Discounts

Steam Autumn Sale Is Live With New PC Game Discounts

Valve’s digital gaming distribution platform, Steam, officially begins its annual Autumn Sale, offering a plethora of discounts for a wide variety of PC titles. Following Steam‘s major over...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 November 2016
No Man's Sky Did Not Use Deceptive Advertising on Steam

No Man's Sky Did Not Use Deceptive Advertising on Steam

The Advertising Standards Authority declares that developer Hello Games did not use deceptive marketing practices when promoting No Man’s Sky on Steam.

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
Valve Could Be Hit with $3 Million Fine in Australia

Valve Could Be Hit with $3 Million Fine in Australia

Due to a national policy that says Australians have a right to a refund for faulty or defective goods, Valve’s lack of refund policy could see the company fined millions. There are few comp...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 November 2016
Steam Store Gets a Massive Overhaul

Steam Store Gets a Massive Overhaul

Valve releases the Steam Discovery update 2.0, which is designed to be ‘smarter,’ ‘more informative,’ and offer users better and more personalized game recommendations. As popular PC gaming...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 November 2016
Team Fortress 2 Gets New Maps in Halloween Update

Team Fortress 2 Gets New Maps in Halloween Update

Valve releases its Team Fortress 2 Halloween-themed event, unveiling a new crate, two new taunts, three community maps, and some boosts to unboxing odds. Although news previously broke that...

By Sarah Fields on 06 November 2016
Call of Duty: IW Won't Work Between Steam/Windows Store

Call of Duty: IW Won't Work Between Steam/Windows Store

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Remastered‘s multiplayer modes are not compatible between Windows Store and Steam, an FAQ listing confirms. Like so many Call of Duty game...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 November 2016
Steam Halloween Sale 2016 Begins

Steam Halloween Sale 2016 Begins

Steam’s annual Halloween Sale is starting, offering discounts on dozens of spooky, scary games and movies as well as plenty of other games at shocking prices. With Halloween quickly approac...

By Rory Young on 29 October 2016
Steam Adds Native Support for PS4 DualShock Controller

Steam Adds Native Support for PS4 DualShock Controller

During Steam Dev Days, Valve engineer Jeff Bellinghausen reveals Valve will be adding native support to Steam for the PS4 DualShock controller in the near future. Yesterday kicked off Steam...

By Boston Blake on 14 October 2016
Doom 2 Mod Hits Steam as Standalone Game

Doom 2 Mod Hits Steam as Standalone Game

In what has been a long time coming for the game’s creater, Doom 2 modder Paul Schneider is bringing Unloved onto Steam as a standalone horror shooter. While many gamers associate Bethesda’...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 October 2016
Hello Neighbor is a New Horror Game About Home Invasion

Hello Neighbor is a New Horror Game About Home Invasion

Indie studio Dynamic Pixels announces a unique new stealth/horror game called Hello Neighbor, which tasks players with breaking into their neighbor’s house. Films like Rear Window and Distu...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 October 2016
Steam Store UI Update Details Leak

Steam Store UI Update Details Leak

Plans for updating Steam’s front page and several other major changes leak, including changes geared towards ‘targeted visibility’ for game launches and updates. With how popular PC gaming...

By Rory Young on 27 September 2016
Quantum Break Delayed on Steam and at Retail

Quantum Break Delayed on Steam and at Retail

Microsoft and THQ Nordic officially announce that the Steam and PC retail launch of Quantum Break gets a delay from its initial release date of September 14. Ahead of its release in April o...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 September 2016
No Man's Sky Refund Policy Changed on Steam

No Man's Sky Refund Policy Changed on Steam

In the wake of news regarding players getting refunds for No Man’s Sky over the weekend, Steam clarifies its return policy with a big notice on the main game page. After a few delays, the h...

By Derek Nichols on 26 August 2016
PC Games Summer Sale Offers Big Discounts

PC Games Summer Sale Offers Big Discounts

Update 8/1: The GMG Summer sale has come to an end. While those deals are over, you may be interested in a few new deals in the GamesPlanet PC Gaming Summer Sale. Full sale breakdown here...

By Dealzon on 31 July 2016
Alienware Steam Machine Deal: Gaming PC for Only $375

Alienware Steam Machine Deal: Gaming PC for Only $375

If you were mulling over the prospect of a PS4 or Xbox One this year between a PC system, a new contender has re-enter the fray in the living room gaming hardware department. The mid-rang...

By Dealzon on 30 July 2016
Nvidia Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over GTX 970

Nvidia Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over GTX 970

Nvidia settles a class action lawsuit that alleged false advertising charges against the company’s GTX 970 graphics card, and it’s going to be costly. There are very few companies that push as hard...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 July 2016
Star Wars Fan Made Game Shut Down

Star Wars Fan Made Game Shut Down

In a sad but unsurprising move, Electronic Arts and Lucasfilm shut down Galaxy in Turmoil, a fan-built spiritual successor to the classic Star Wars: Battlefront series. After languishing in...

By Alexander Pan on 26 July 2016
New Horror Game Scorn Releases Teaser Trailer

New Horror Game Scorn Releases Teaser Trailer

Studio Ebb Software releases a disturbing teaser trailer for the new atmospheric horror game Scorn, which is set to launch at some point in 2017 for PC. With the demise of Silent Hills last year, and...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2016
Steam User Owns Half The Games Available

Steam User Owns Half The Games Available

A Steam user by the name of PalmDesert hits the much-wanted Steam level of 1000, accumulating an impressive 5,029 games on the platform along the way. It’s fair to say that Steam has changed the way...

By Rob Gordon on 01 July 2016
Dinosaur Shooter Did Copy Assets from Call of Duty

Dinosaur Shooter Did Copy Assets from Call of Duty

Orion developer David James reveals that his dinosaur shooter game did indeed contain assets stolen from Activision, and that they have now reached a resolution. Earlier this week, news broke that A...

By Sarah Fields on 01 July 2016
Get 10% Off Steam Wallet Cards During Summer Sale

Get 10% Off Steam Wallet Cards During Summer Sale

Today marks the start of Steam’s highly anticipated Summer Sale for 2016, and right now there’s a nice little “trick” to add an extra 10% off anything you buy on the Steam Store. This week, Best Buy...

By Dealzon on 24 June 2016
Steam Summer Sale Starts Today

Steam Summer Sale Starts Today

Valve kicked off its 2016 Steam Summer Sale this afternoon with discounts on games like Doom, Grand Theft Auto V, Fallout 4 and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Gamers have been looking forward to this year’...

By Jason Gallagher on 24 June 2016
PayPal Confirms 2016 Steam Summer Sale Dates

PayPal Confirms 2016 Steam Summer Sale Dates

PayPal tweets that next Thursday, June 23 is the “official” start date for the 2016 Steam Summer Sale, lending further credibility to a previous leak on Reddit. For most people, recreation during the...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 June 2016
Valve's Steam Controller Gets Huge Discount

Valve's Steam Controller Gets Huge Discount

Steam Controller is now discounted by a big fat 30% off to $35 at GameStop. use code SAVER for free shipping. Steam Link is also discounted for the same percentage off to $35. Holy cow! Valve’s Steam...

By Dealzon on 02 June 2016
Steam Controller Sells 500K Units, Discounted to $35

Steam Controller Sells 500K Units, Discounted to $35

In order to celebrate its Steam Controller selling upwards of 500,000 units, Valve allows a discount to the price of the peripheral to $35 as a limited time offer. After having had its release date...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 May 2016
Steam Summer Sale Dates Leak

Steam Summer Sale Dates Leak

A leak shared on Reddit suggests that the Steam Summer Sale 2016 begins slashing the prices of PC games on June 23 and runs through the Fourth of July holiday. Steam’s seasonal sales are always a joy...

By Denny Connolly on 21 May 2016
Star Wars Battlefront 3 Fan Game Coming to Steam

Star Wars Battlefront 3 Fan Game Coming to Steam

Frontwire Studios reveals that Galaxy in Turmoil, a fan-built spiritual successor to the classic Star Wars: Battlefront series, will be made available on Steam. Star Wars fans have had a wi...

By Sarah Fields on 19 May 2016
Dark Souls 3 PvP Patch Fails, Pulled from Steam

Dark Souls 3 PvP Patch Fails, Pulled from Steam

Developer FromSoftware removes the recently released patch that was originally intended to deal with the rising hacker problem on the PC version of Dark Souls III. Dark Souls III has proven to be a b...

By Derek Nichols on 17 May 2016
Valve Launches SteamVR as HTC Vive Shipments Begin

Valve Launches SteamVR as HTC Vive Shipments Begin

Valve is launching SteamVR in tandem with the beginning of the HTC Vive virtual reality headsets shipping arrivals, marking the start of an new VR gaming era. The era of widespread virtual reality ha...

By Rory Young on 05 April 2016
16 Year-Old Successfully Hacks Steam

16 Year-Old Successfully Hacks Steam

A 16 year-old successfully hacks Steam and releases a ‘prank’ video game about watching paint dry, leading fans to ask questions about the platform’s security. With over 125 million active users and...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 March 2016
Fallout 4 Survival Mode Beta for PC Client This Week

Fallout 4 Survival Mode Beta for PC Client This Week

Bethesda takes to Twitter to announce that Fallout 4‘s upcoming Survival mode is coming to PC users via Steam for its beta test sometime next week. Bethesda announced the news late yesterday, and whi...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 March 2016
50% Off Fallout 4 & Season Pass in GMG Spring Sale

50% Off Fallout 4 & Season Pass in GMG Spring Sale

Update 3/1: Its encore time! All the deals listed below from GMG, including Fallout 4 Season Pass is now back until Friday morning. You might have known that on Tuesday, Fallout 4’s first Season Pass...

By Dealzon on 22 March 2016
ARK: Survival Evolved Developers Face Lawsuit

ARK: Survival Evolved Developers Face Lawsuit

ARK: Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard is hit with a lawsuit from Trendy Entertainment that could halt the game’s developme...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 March 2016
Survive a Futuristic Open World With Zombies in PAMELA

Survive a Futuristic Open World With Zombies in PAMELA

A 4-man studio is creating a survival horror game called PAMELA, and a recent alpha video is making waves with its stunning environment and crafting system. Fans of survival horror games will be exci...

By John Jacques on 17 March 2016
Square Enix's I Am Setsuna Inspired by Chrono Trigger

Square Enix's I Am Setsuna Inspired by Chrono Trigger

Square Enix reveals its mysterious new RPG IP is called I Am Setsuna, and that the project is using the  combat from SNES classic Chrono Trigger as inspiration. I Am Setsuna will be the debut effort...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2016
Steam Updating Bundle Pricing to Save You Money

Steam Updating Bundle Pricing to Save You Money

A leaked memo sent from Valve to developers suggests that Steam bundles will no longer charge gamers the full price if they already own some of the content. A big reason for digital PC game storefron...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 March 2016
Team Fortress 2 Getting Competitive Matchmaking

Team Fortress 2 Getting Competitive Matchmaking

Competitive matchmaking is coming to Team Fortress 2 this week, starting with a small beta that gradually grows in size and sporadic stress tests along the way. Competition has been core to the Team...

By Rory Young on 20 February 2016
Half-Life: Opposing Force Follow-Up Available Now

Half-Life: Opposing Force Follow-Up Available Now

The fan-made follow-up to Valve’s and Gearbox Software’s sci-fi title Half-Life: Opposing Force, is out now and is available for purchase through Steam. Independent developer and incredibly devoted H...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2016
Quantum Break on PC Will Not Include Steam Support

Quantum Break on PC Will Not Include Steam Support

Quantum Break will be coming to PC but not to Steam, announces Exec Aaron Greenberg. The upcoming title is exclusively available on Windows 10’s store. Although many people were excited when Remedy...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 February 2016
The Culling Trailer

The Culling Trailer

Xaviant Games announces The Culling, which is a video game take on the “fight to the death” arena scenarios depicted in films such as Battle Royale and The Hunger Games. The popularity of films like ...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 February 2016
Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is Coming to Steam

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is Coming to Steam

Japanese video game studio Spike Chunsoft takes to Twitter to confirm one of the many rumors circulating around the future of Japanese hits coming to the PC. Spike Chunsoft’s tweet, which is as close...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 January 2016
Fan-Made Half-Life Sequel is Coming to Steam Next Month

Fan-Made Half-Life Sequel is Coming to Steam Next Month

An ardent and talented Half-Life 2 fan creates his own sequel to Valve’s beloved sci-fi franchise which is set to launch on Steam in February of this year. Half-Life 2 fan and independent game develo...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 January 2016
Immortal Empire Review

Immortal Empire Review

Immortal Empire lacks polish and suffers from simplistic gameplay, but in spite of its shortcomings there is something addictive about this free-to-play strategy game. In recent years, free-to-play...

By Rob Gordon on 18 December 2015
Rocket League Adds Free Portal DLC

Rocket League Adds Free Portal DLC

Psyonix announces brand free cosmetic DLC for Rocket League based on Valve’s popular first-person puzzle game franchise Portal, to be released on December 1st. The Rocket League faithful have enjoyed...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 December 2015
H1Z1's Pay-To-Win Problem

H1Z1's Pay-To-Win Problem

Two interesting and loosely connected things happened yesterday; Sony Online Entertainment finally launched the highly anticipated H1Z1 on Steam Early Access (already a top seller!) and on a separa...

By Rob Keyes on 26 February 2015
Age of Empires II New Expansion

Age of Empires II New Expansion

Age of Empires II is one of the most well-loved strategy games of all time. Microsoft’s acclaimed RTS initially released sixteen years ago, and became a bestselling hit. In 2013, the clas...

By Rob Gordon on 10 December 2014
Outlast

Outlast

Welcome to our regular gameplay impressions and video post where we record our first 10-30 minutes with a new game, and provide some general impressions on that early playthrough. Today’s game is: O...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 October 2013
Steam Winter Sale Dates Leak

Steam Winter Sale Dates Leak

The start date for the Steam Winter Sale leaks ahead of time, giving PC gamers a chance to plan ahead and scoop up the best gaming discounts of the season. PC gamers who have been waiting for the nex...

By Sarah Fields on 01 January 1970
Steam Winter Sale 2015 Starts Now

Steam Winter Sale 2015 Starts Now

Steam’s annual Winter Sale is live, with discounts for thousands of games including Just Cause 3, Metal Gear Solid V and The Witcher III running through January 4. Another year, another Steam Winter...

By Rory Young on 01 January 1970
Steam Service Taken Offline

Steam Service Taken Offline

It appears that gamers are in for yet another Christmas Day disappointment, as the Steam digital store has suffered an apparent attack or is having serious internal problems. While Valve had first re...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 January 1970
Steam Wasn't Hacked, Back Online

Steam Wasn't Hacked, Back Online

Steam is back online and Valve explains that the service suffered an internal caching error that revealed some confidential data, but wasn’t actually hacked. Although attacks on Microsoft Live and Pl...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 1970
Ark: Survival Evolved is More Popular on Xbox One than Steam

Ark: Survival Evolved is More Popular on Xbox One than Steam

Dinosaur survival and adventure game ARK: Survival Evolved is more popular on Xbox One than on Steam, according to Jesse Rapczak, co-founder of Studio Wildcard. Released earlier this year on Steam, A...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 1970
Valve's Official Statement on Steam Christmas Issues

Valve's Official Statement on Steam Christmas Issues

Valve’s official statement regarding the Steam Store technical issues on December 25 details the DoS attack and caching issues at the heart of the problem. Five days ago on December 25, Steam suffere...

By Rory Young on 01 January 1970
What is Steam's Winter Sale Hiding?

What is Steam's Winter Sale Hiding?

Steam users have discovered a noir-style mystery hidden among the Steam pages for the Steam Winter Sale, and are asking for help in uncovering all of the clues hidden by Valve. The Steam Winter Sale...

By John Jacques on 01 January 1970
Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Final Fantasy 9 on PC Confirmed for Western Release

Square Enix confirms that the recently announced enhanced port of Final Fantasy 9 will be localized outside of Japan, at least when it comes to the Steam version. Last week, Square Enix announced an...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970