Entries in 'steam' (198)

Double Fine repackages Broken Age as Season Pass offering

Double Fine repackages Broken Age as Season Pass offering

Double Fine has decided to forego an Early Access release of its adventure game Broken Age, instead electing to move forward with the Season Pass method for the title.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 15th 2014 at 6:55AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Steam top ten sellers chart: January 5-11

Early Access titles DayZ and Rust have settled in at the top of Steam's top ten sellers chart, and it doesn't look like they're going anywhere soon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 12th 2014 at 11:05PM in News
Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Currys/PC World owner says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Newell on Xbox One threat: "It'd take a while for them to catch up with Steam"

Xbox One has already sold 3m machines. But Valve founder Gabe Newell isn’t worried.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:24AM in News

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Alienware's Steam Machine amongst 13 confirmed devices

Alienware's Steam Machine amongst 13 confirmed devices

13 of the upcoming Steam Machines have at last been detailed, including one from gaming PC specialist Alienware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Starbound sells 1m copies through Steam Early Access

Starbound sells 1m copies through Steam Early Access

Steam's Early Access program has paid off for yet another studio, as UK-based indie developer Chucklefish has announced its upcoming title Starbound has exceeded 1m copies sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 7:18AM in News
Windows 8 now on 20% of Steam user's PCs

Windows 8 now on 20% of Steam user's PCs

It may have had a rocky start in life, but Windows 8 adoption is clearly increasing amongst PC gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:03PM in News
12 Steam Machine manufacturers named

12 Steam Machine manufacturers named

Another ten firms are supporting Valve's upcoming Steam Machine console, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:41AM in News

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Rekoil heads to XBLA, Steam later this month

Rekoil heads to XBLA, Steam later this month

Plastic Piranha’s upcoming FPS Rekoil will land on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam later this month, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:51AM in News
Valve tightens up Steam family sharing

Valve tightens up Steam family sharing

Valve has updated its family sharing options for Steam games, implementing a new two-step validation process.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:19AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 29 - January 4

DayZ is on top of Steam’s top ten sellers list again this week – beating out another slew of discounted titles during the distributor’s end of 2013 sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 5th 2014 at 11:43PM in News
Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Assorted hackers have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks that have disrupted a number of high-profile gaming services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:33AM in News

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Activision's Marvel titles pulled from digital storefronts

Activision's Marvel titles pulled from digital storefronts

UPDATE: Marvel games will continue to be made available at retail stores, Activision says. Games like Deadpool can still be purchased on the High Street, but is no-longer available from ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 7:20AM in News
Eight-hour Steam sale doubles Q Games' annual income

Eight-hour Steam sale doubles Q Games' annual income

Multi-platform indie developer Q-Games saw its annual income double in the span of eight hours, thanks to a Steam community-voted sale on one of the studio's titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 7:59AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 22-28

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 22-28

The Early Access offering of DayZ has again taken first on Steam's best ten selling titles, making it the victor for the second week running.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 6:59AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 15-21

Valve has released its latest top ten weekly sellers chart for Steam – with newcomer DayZ claiming the top spot from last week’s winner, Starbound.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2013 at 10:33PM in News

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance receives PC date, pre-orders open on Steam

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance receives PC date, pre-orders open on Steam

Konami has announced the PC release of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is set to arrive next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2013 at 6:21PM in News
DayZ sells 172,500 copies in first 24 hours

DayZ sells 172,500 copies in first 24 hours

DayZ has had rather impressive sales in its first day on Steam.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 18th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
Standalone DayZ finally arrives on Steam

Standalone DayZ finally arrives on Steam

The initial pre-release version of DayZ is now available to purchase and play as an Early Access title on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 3:57AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 8-14

Indie Starbound maintained control over the top spot in this week's Steam top ten sellers, beating out chart newcomer Rust.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 16th 2013 at 6:02PM in News
Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

300 beta testers will get their hands on the Valve-produced Steam Box and its new touch-based controller.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 11:04AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

Steam top ten sellers chart: December 1-7

The Steam Early Access release of indie darling Terraria's spiritual successor Starbound has vaulted to the top of Valve's latest weekly top sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 8:43PM in News
Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release out on Steam

Final Fantasy VIII PC re-release out on Steam

Square Enix has announced the PC re-release of Final Fantasy VIII.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:25AM in News
Valve becomes supporting member of The Linux Foundation

Valve becomes supporting member of The Linux Foundation

Valve has joined non-profit group The Linux Foundation as part of its ongoing investment into the budding OS as a gaming platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:11AM in News
Steam concurrent users reach 7m over holiday weekend

Steam concurrent users reach 7m over holiday weekend

Steam saw record numbers for concurrent users this past weekend, at one point boasting more than 7m accounts online simultaneously.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 3:08AM in News