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Lionsgate films now available via Steam

Lionsgate films now available via Steam

Movie giant Lionsgate has signed a deal to sell its movies via Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 3:48PM in News
Mod support heading to Sega Mega Drive games on Steam

Mod support heading to Sega Mega Drive games on Steam

Publishers are typically quite precious about their retro properties, which makes Sega’s latest announcement somewhat of a welcome surprise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 1:36PM in News
Stardew Valley passes 1m sales

Stardew Valley passes 1m sales

A small rural simulator born out of frustration with the Harvest Moon series is one of the biggest PC hits this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
Valve blocks indie games store Itch.io app from Steam

Valve blocks indie games store Itch.io app from Steam

Itch.io, the distribution platform aimed at indie and experimental games, has been refused from launching its app on Steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 13th 2016 at 2:58PM in News

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The number of games released on Steam doubled in 2015

The number of games released on Steam doubled in 2015

A new survey has fortified the perception of a growing saturation of games on Steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 12th 2016 at 12:12PM in News
Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

Valve loses Australian refund lawsuit

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ruled that Valve’s Steam service breached Australian consumer law.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Web developer sneaks game onto Steam without Valve's permission

Web developer sneaks game onto Steam without Valve's permission

An English web developer going by the name Ruby has successfully uploaded a game to Steam, without Valve’s permission, to illustrate a security loophole.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
Stardew Valley approaching half a million sales

Stardew Valley approaching half a million sales

Steam’s current surprise hit is on the cusp of a big sales milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 3:37PM in News

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Spintires returns to Steam with bug fix

Spintires returns to Steam with bug fix

Troubled mud sim Spintires is once again available on Steam, complete with a fix for the title’s controversial bug.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 3:32PM in News
Steam introduces dynamic pricing on bundles

Steam introduces dynamic pricing on bundles

Online PC digital retail giant Steam is changing up how its pricing for bundles works.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 2:35PM in News
Microsoft says it will narrow gap between Windows Store and Steam titles

Microsoft says it will narrow gap between Windows Store and Steam titles

Some of the functionality missing from Windows Store versions of PC games will be added in the future, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2016 at 2:40PM in News

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Windows Store downloads lack some features of Steam equivalents

Windows Store downloads lack some features of Steam equivalents

Customers who buy products such as Rise of The Tomb Raider on Microsoft’s Windows Store as opposed to rival services such as Steam aren’t getting exactly the same game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2016 at 12:36PM in News
Patient dev explains why its indie game is worth £15 asking price

Patient dev explains why its indie game is worth £15 asking price

“Change the price man, $20 is too much. $15 is perfect for this game.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2016 at 2:19PM in News
After 26 years in development, Unreal World arrives this week

After 26 years in development, Unreal World arrives this week

Move aside, Duke Nukem Forever – there’s a new contender for the longest-developed game of all time.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 24th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
No Steam release for Quantum Break on PC

No Steam release for Quantum Break on PC

Microsoft has said that the only way people will be able to buy the PC version of Quantum Break is through the Windows store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is Capcom's fastest-selling PC game

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is Capcom's fastest-selling PC game

The PC version of RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is Capcom’s fast-selling game for the platform thus far.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 10th 2016 at 1:22PM in News
Steam Controller natively supported in XCOM 2

Steam Controller natively supported in XCOM 2

The latest entry in 2K’s XCOM franchise is hitting shelves today, and it appears that the strategy title has native Steam Controller support.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2016 at 12:12PM in News
Livingstone's bold vision for game-based learning

Livingstone's bold vision for game-based learning

By his own standards, the past few years have been quiet for Ian Livingstone.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 5th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
One third of Steam users are running Windows 10

One third of Steam users are running Windows 10

The PCs of one in three Steam users are running Windows new operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 3rd 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Surprise! PC game boxed sales down, digital up

Surprise! PC game boxed sales down, digital up

Sales of boxed PC games in the UK fell by more than 36 per cent, to just over 1m games sold, in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 2:44PM in News
Edge Case Games team 'begged' its CEO not to put Fractured Space on Early Access

Edge Case Games team 'begged' its CEO not to put Fractured Space on Early Access

It’s difficult to find a title that encapsulates the current zeitgeist of the games industry as much as Edge Case’s Fractured Space.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 2:10PM in News
Opinion: PC game makers should relish High Street interest

Opinion: PC game makers should relish High Street interest

‘UK games stores made a major mistake ditching PC games.’

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2016 at 1:51PM in News
Five Nights at Freddy's World pulled from Steam

Five Nights at Freddy's World pulled from Steam

After what can at best be described as a troubled launch, developer Scott Cawthon has removed Five Nights at Freddy’s World from Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

Five Nights at Freddy's dev apologises for missing launch features

The developer of Five Nights at Freedys World has admitted that the game’s release was rushed and missed several key features.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 2:37PM in News