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Steam introducers moderation into user tagging system

Steam introducers moderation into user tagging system

Valve has taken measures to try and quell the carnage caused by the Steam Tagging system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
Steam adds user tagging, chaos ensues

Steam adds user tagging, chaos ensues

Valve today added the ability for users to add tags to games listed in its Steam library.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Dota 2 open to all as it hits 6.5m monthly users

Dota 2 open to all as it hits 6.5m monthly users

Valve’s popular free-to-play MOBA title Dota 2 is now freely accessible to everybody.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 4:11PM in News
Steam introduces user review system

Steam introduces user review system

Valve is offering Steam users a megaphone to voice their opinions about games through Steam Reviews.

by Seth Tipps
on Nov 26th 2013 at 3:37PM in News

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Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Valve - provider of games to high-income households

Take an average internet user. Then take an internet user whose household income is £50,000 or more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:19PM in News
Ohio company sues eBay user over negative feedback

Ohio company sues eBay user over negative feedback

An American company called Med Express is suing one of its customers after she left it negative feedback on eBay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2013 at 11:40AM in News
Pre-owned Wii U consoles can access former owner's downloads - report

Pre-owned Wii U consoles can access former owner's downloads - report

Claims are circulating that pre-owned Wii U consoles are able to access digital content purchased by the machine’s previous owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
UPDATED: 1,600 users - the story of OnLive's collapse starts to emerge

UPDATED: 1,600 users - the story of OnLive's collapse starts to emerge

The truth about OnLive's demise will take time to emerge – but already a solid picture is being formed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2012 at 3:18PM in News

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Day Z reaches one million unique users

Day Z reaches one million unique users

Independently developed Arma II mod Day Z has passed the one million registered users milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2012 at 5:50PM in News
E3 2012: OnLive claims "millions" of users, 100% uptime since launch

E3 2012: OnLive claims "millions" of users, 100% uptime since launch

OnLive has claimed that it has “millions of subscribers worldwide”, but has once again decided not to reveal the number of gamers paying to use its service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
Draw Something user numbers nosedive

Draw Something user numbers nosedive

Mobile games sensation Draw Something has lost about five million daily active users in a single month, and is steadily dropping down the App Store charts on both iPhone and ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 2nd 2012 at 3:14PM in News
MS investigating Xbox credit card security risk

MS investigating Xbox credit card security risk

A report from Philadelphia’s Drexel University has claimed that users’ credit card details can be obtained from ‘wiped’ Xbox 360 hard drives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 11:06AM in News

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Star Wars: Old Republic getting 1m log-ins a day

Star Wars: Old Republic getting 1m log-ins a day

EA has announced that it has sold 2m copies of Star Wars: The Old Republic since its release in December, attracting 1.7m active subscribers in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 11:38AM in News
MW3 DLC restricted to one player profile

MW3 DLC restricted to one player profile

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC can only be accessed by one player profile per console, forum complaints suggest. UPDATE: Activision aware of 'unintentional' problem.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 26th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
Relaunched APB attracts 3m users in first week

Relaunched APB attracts 3m users in first week

In the first week since it officially relaunched, GamersFirst MMO title APB Reloaded has attracted 3m users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2011 at 9:51AM in News
Team Fortress enjoys user boost

Team Fortress enjoys user boost

Counter-Strike’s deeply-embedded position as the most played Steam game has finally been dismantled, following a daring and controversial change in pricing policy from Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 9:23AM in News

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Anonymous accused of hacking Deus Ex site

Anonymous accused of hacking Deus Ex site

Notorious hacker group Anonymous has been accused of being behind an online assault on Thursday that brought down both the Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos websites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 9:21AM in News
BioWare caught posting own user reviews

BioWare caught posting own user reviews

Following an online investigation by Reddit user GatoFiasco, it has emerged that a member of the BioWare development team has posted a high-scoring user review on Metacritic in an ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2011 at 9:39AM in News
Government wants internet porn ban

Government wants internet porn ban

With the very notion of net neutrality currently under threat, it has emerged that the British Government is to ask ISPs to block all online pornography by default on domestic ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2010 at 3:20PM in News
Facebook leak hits Zynga users

Facebook leak hits Zynga users

Millions of Facebook users have had their personal information leaked to advertising companies through various Zynga games, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 4:07PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

The long awaited release of Halo Reach last week was the biggest games event of 2010 – but 2009’s gaming champ isn’t much impressed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Fewer people playing Facebook games

Fewer people playing Facebook games

Facebook has lost a substantial amount of its game users since altering its notification system, with FarmVille alone recording a dip of 4.4 million players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 2:36PM in News
CVG posts record audience growth

CVG posts record audience growth

Over 2m gamers visited Future’s CVG.co.uk last month, a year-on-year rise of 68 per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 3:26PM in News
XBL addresses gay rights complaints

XBL addresses gay rights complaints

Microsoft has confirmed a change to its terms and conditions that will allow users to more freely express themselves in their online gamertag.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 4:52PM in News
Sony: PS3 will pass Xbox 360

Sony: PS3 will pass Xbox 360

The PS3 will eventually outsell Xbox 360 – that’s the prediction of PlayStation Network boss Peter Dille, who claims that Microsoft’s machine is unlikely to enjoy the same ten-year lifecycle ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 10:34AM in News