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Steam now offering refunds

Steam now offering refunds

Valve has announced Steam will begin offering refunds for nearly any purchase made on the digital distribution service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 3:58AM in News
Goat Simulator borrows a page from DayZ this week with GoatZ DLC

Goat Simulator borrows a page from DayZ this week with GoatZ DLC

Goat Simulator is primed to receive a zombie survival game mode with the release of the DayZ-inspired GoatZ DLC later this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM in News
Invisible Inc for PS4 in the works, full Steam release lands next month

Invisible Inc for PS4 in the works, full Steam release lands next month

Klei Entertainment has pinned an official release date on its Steam Early Access stealth title Invisible Inc., revealing the game is in development for PlayStation 4 as well.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2015 at 7:26PM in News

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Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve has introduced a policy limiting Steam user accounts which have spent less than $5 on the digital distributor’s storefront.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 6:54AM in News
Crysis, Saints Row developers form new VR-focused studio

Crysis, Saints Row developers form new VR-focused studio

Industry veterans David Wessman, Jack Mamais and Coray Seifert have come together to form Impeller Studios, a new independent outfit focused on developing VR titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:58PM in News
Broken Age arrives next month for PS4, Vita

Broken Age arrives next month for PS4, Vita

The second act of Kickstarter-backed adventure game Broken Age is nearing release, and developer Double Fine is marking the occasion by bringing the game to PS4 and PS Vita.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:06AM in News
Octodad: Dadliest Catch heading to Wii U, Xbox One

Octodad: Dadliest Catch heading to Wii U, Xbox One

Indie hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch will expand its platform stable later this year, as developer Young Horses have announced Wii U and Xbox One editions are in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:06AM in News

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Steam tops 9m concurrent users

Steam tops 9m concurrent users

Steam has once again bested its concurrent user record, surpassing 9m active accounts for a stretch during the past weekend.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:52AM in News
Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Star Citizen client likely to reach 100 GB

Cloud Imperium Games expects Star Citizen's game client will likely weigh in at 100 GB, adding that individual patches will likely range between 2-20 GB.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:51PM in News
Kickstarter alum Among the Sleep surpasses 100,000 sales

Kickstarter alum Among the Sleep surpasses 100,000 sales

First-person horror game Among the Sleep has surpassed 100,000 copies sold, developer Krillbite Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:34PM in News
Indie hit This War of Mine in the works for iPad

Indie hit This War of Mine in the works for iPad

11 bit Studio's wartime sim This War of Mine is in development for iPad devices, the developer has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 8:34AM in News

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Next major Borderlands release to skip Xbox 360, PS3

Next major Borderlands release to skip Xbox 360, PS3

Gearbox's next major Borderlands release will bypass PS3 and Xbox 360 platforms for their new-gen counterparts, according to publisher 2K.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Steam surpasses 8.5m concurrent users

Steam surpasses 8.5m concurrent users

Concurrent users on Steam topped 8.5m earlier today, setting yet another record for the digital distributor.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 2:19AM in News
Maniac Mansion creators' Thimbleweed Park exceeds Kickstarter goal

Maniac Mansion creators' Thimbleweed Park exceeds Kickstarter goal

Maniac Mansion creators Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick have successfully crowdfunded their new adventure game Thimbleweed Park, raising more than a quarter of a million dollars over the campaign's funding ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 23rd 2014 at 5:24AM in News
Kerbal Space Program educational app in development for use in schools

Kerbal Space Program educational app in development for use in schools

Hit Steam Early Access title Kerbal Space Program is receiving an educational update dubbed KerbalEdu, an application developed specifically for teachers and students.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 12:01AM in News

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Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve announces Steam Holiday Auction

Valve has detailed the Steam Holiday Auction, a limited time event allowing users to trade community items like Trading Cards for full games including Civilization: Beyond Earth, This War of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 8:04AM in News
Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Star Citizen adds pets as crowdfunding giant tops $65m

Upcoming space sim and undisputed crowdfunding champion of the world Star Citizen has surpassed $65m in total funds received, thanks in part to developer Cloud Imperium's promise of in-game pets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 30th 2014 at 1:13AM in News
Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Linden Lab has sold off computer games storefront Desura, after having acquired the digital distribution service just last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:59PM in News
Humble Bundle organizers have ported over 100 games to Linux

Humble Bundle organizers have ported over 100 games to Linux

Humble Bundle's in-house port team has ported more than 100 games to the Linux platform, the company announced today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2014 at 6:31PM in News
Costume Quest 2 launches on PS3, PS4 this week

Costume Quest 2 launches on PS3, PS4 this week

Costume Quest 2 is heading to PS3 and PS4 this week, with the PlayStation editions offering an exclusive Sackboy costume.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2014 at 10:35PM in News
Civilization: Beyond Earth confirmed for Mac and Linux

Civilization: Beyond Earth confirmed for Mac and Linux

Impending PC release Civilization: Beyond Earth is also heading to Mac and Linux, publisher 2K Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 6:25PM in News
Hotline Miami 2 delayed, now expected by early 2015

Hotline Miami 2 delayed, now expected by early 2015

The sequel to violent indie game hit Hotline Miami has suffered a delay, developer Dennaton Games has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:59AM in News
Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News
Steam music player officially launches

Steam music player officially launches

Valve has released the Steam Music Player to the general public, allowing Steam users to play MP3 files off of their hard drive within the Steam client and while in-game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:29PM in News