Entries in 'steam' (283)

Steam Spy restores sales data removed after developer requests

Steam Spy restores sales data removed after developer requests

The owner of unofficial data tracker Steam Spy has re-added sales information for games that developers had previously requested it remove.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
No Man's Sky is the biggest Steam launch of 2016

No Man's Sky is the biggest Steam launch of 2016

Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky is doing the business on PC, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Steam release confirmed for Quantum Break

Steam release confirmed for Quantum Break

Current Windows 10 exclusive Quantum Break will be released on Steam next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2016 at 10:37AM in News

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Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

Valve introduces new Steam trading restrictions

The increasingly strict controls surrounding Steam gifts have been further tightened.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 2:52PM in News
TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

TmarTn denies attempted bribe of CSGO Lotto whistle blower

Under fire YouTuber TmarTn has denied accusations that he tried to bribe the man behind the video that first revealed his secretive ties to CSGO Lotto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2016 at 11:46AM in News
War Child charity games bundle is now out on Steam

War Child charity games bundle is now out on Steam

Charity outing Help: The Game, which gathers 12 original titles from some of Europe’s biggest studios, is now available.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 27th 2016 at 2:09PM in News
Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Steam has its first VR-only best seller

Raw Data has become the first virtual reality title to claim the top spot in the Steam charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 2:42PM in News

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Twitch bans CSGO Lotto and other Steam gambling streaming

Twitch bans CSGO Lotto and other Steam gambling streaming

The streaming of gambling sites that use Steam OpenID API has been banned by Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Valve finally breaks Counter Strike Go gambling silence

Sites that use Steam’s OpenID API for Counter Strike Go item gambling have been given a clear message form Valve – stop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Indie Steam game Reus has sold over 800k copies, is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Indie Steam game Reus has sold over 800k copies, is coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Abbey Games’ PC strategy title Reus is launching on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 13th 2016 at 2:00PM in News
Evolve's player count shoots up 26,000% since free-to-play transition

Evolve's player count shoots up 26,000% since free-to-play transition

The decision to move Evolve from a premium to free-to-play business model appears to be giving the team shooter a new lease of life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 11th 2016 at 1:05PM in News

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Report: Money generated in Steam Summer Sale up 43% year-on-year

Report: Money generated in Steam Summer Sale up 43% year-on-year

Consumers spent $68m more in this year’s Steam Summer Sale than 2015’s.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 12:06PM in News
War Child charity games bundle arrives next month on Steam

War Child charity games bundle arrives next month on Steam

A collection of new games from some of Europe’s biggest studios will launch next month, with all profits going to War Child.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2016 at 2:31PM in News
Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Activision claims that Trek Industries’ shooter Orion has been using assets from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Advanced Warfare.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 12:30PM in News
PC game Hadean Lands comes with £27 DLC... for a certificate

PC game Hadean Lands comes with £27 DLC... for a certificate

Consumers purchasing PC title Hadean Lands have the option of shelling out £27 for a digital certificate.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 11:46AM in News

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PayPal: Steam Summer Sale starts June 23rd

PayPal: Steam Summer Sale starts June 23rd

Payment service PayPal has confirmed when this year’s Steam Summer Sale kicks off.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:17PM in News
Gay-themed game bundle now available on Steam

Gay-themed game bundle now available on Steam

A bundle of three experimental games based on the theme of homosexuality are now available to download – for free – on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2016 at 12:07PM in News
Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

Microsoft: We will ship games on Steam again

The locking off of Microsoft’s first party PC games from Steam may only be a temporary measure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Offworld Trading boss wants an end to Early Access refunds and reviews

Steam’s Early Access system should run on a different set of rules to the rest of the store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
Steam to distribute free version of Star Wars: Battlefront 3

Steam to distribute free version of Star Wars: Battlefront 3

An unofficial sequel to Pandemic and LucasArts’ Star Wars Battlefront 2 is apparently coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Allowing players to modify classic games can help rejuvenate piracy-hit retro gaming.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 11:37AM in News
GOG Connect syncs with your Steam library

GOG Connect syncs with your Steam library

PC users are now able to link their Steam and GOG accounts and potentially grab some DRM-free games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 3:04PM in News
Valve sued over alleged transgender discrimination

Valve sued over alleged transgender discrimination

Dota 2, Half-Life and Portal creator Valve has been struck with a $3.1 million lawsuit from a former staff member who claims she was discriminated against for being transgender.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 25th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
350,000 Mega Drive titles sold on Steam since mod hub launch

350,000 Mega Drive titles sold on Steam since mod hub launch

Nearly 20 years on from its discontinuation, the Mega Drive is making money again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 10:32AM in News