Entries in 'early access' (36)
A more stringent set of requirements has been put in place for games released via Steam’s Early Access service.
The gamble that is Steam Early Access has been demonstrated in numbers.
Keen Software House’s Steam Early Access title Space Engineers has now sold over 1m copies since its release in October 2013.
Valve has quietly pulled Early Access title The Stomping Land from the Steam store, after months of inactivity surrounding the game’s development.
Amid the hype surrounding Early Access titles like DayZ you might be forgiven for not knowing what Starbound is.
Could The Stomping Land be about to join the list of infamous Kickstarter projects that leave their backers in the lurch?
Crowdfunded Steam Early Access god game Maia has made more than $1m for indie developer Simon Roth.
Free-to-play multiplayer shooter Robocraft has surpassed one million registered players.
UK GAME stores will give those awaiting Destiny the chance to play Bungie’s online multiplayer shooter early.
A Steam-style Early Access programme is a common request amongst ID@Xbox developers, the platform holder's Chris Charla has told Develop.
Kickstarted strategy title Planetary Annihilation is now available to buy at GAME – despite the fact it’s still in development.
The Battlefield studio says it’s looking to include players into the development of the shooter as early as possible.
An equivalent of Steam's Early Access initiative could be on its way to PS4, PS3 and Vita via the PlayStation Network.
Notch’s first commercial release since Minecraft is… a title where gamers play as a horse. On some hills.
Recently released Early Access titles The Forest and The Stomping Land have taken the top two spots on this week's Steam top ten sellers chart.
Early Access games have always been a gamble for consumers, and an update to Steam's T&Cs is now telling them as much.
Watch Dogs has grabbed the top spot on Steam's top ten weekly sellers chart, with a pair of new Early Access titles also making significant marks on this week's list.
With the likes of DayZ and Rust enjoying huge success on the Steam Early Access system, it’s no surprise the model has caught the attention of other digital retailers.
Independent developer Keen Software House has announced its space sandbox game Space Engineers has sold over 500k copies as an Early Access offering on Steam.
Valve has removed Steam Early Access title Earth: Year 2066 from the Steam store, offering refunds to anyone who purchased the title for a limited time.
One of the biggest successes at the end of last year and the start of this one was not a triple-A title.
Steam Early Access title Rust has made more than $30 million, says the game's creator.
While releasing a game early doesn’t always reap rewards, it certainly has for racing specialist Bugbear.
Steam Early Access game Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has cost creators Spicy Horse $1.7m, owner American McGee has revealed.
The publisher is offering free copies of AC IV: Black Flag and AC III to those who buy Elder Scrolls Online through uPlay.