Entries in 'steam' (370)

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V sets new (non-Valve) user record

Grand Theft Auto V sets new (non-Valve) user record

The PC version of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has set a new record for the number of concurrent users on Steam playing a game not made by Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:27AM 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
GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

GTA V already competing for most popular game on Steam

A day after its PC release, Grand Theft Auto V is vaulting up Steam's top games by current player count chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 10:41PM in News

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Valve gives the nod for Gabe Newell boss fight in indie title Crawl

Valve gives the nod for Gabe Newell boss fight in indie title Crawl

Developer Powerhoof has been given the nod to introduce Valve co-founder Gabe Newell into its new dungeon crawler Crawl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Steam top ten sellers: April 5-11

Pre-orders kept Grand Theft Auto V on top of Steam's best selling products chart ahead of its PC release this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 4:10AM in News
Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Can the Steam Machines really take on PS4 and Xbox One? The creators have their say

Valve hopes to bring PC gaming to the masses in the form of its console-like Steam Machines.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 10th 2015 at 3:32PM in News
VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

VIDEO: I am Bread launches out of Early Access

UK indie team Bossa Studios has launched its title I am Bread out of Early Access, with the title getting a fresh content update and Steam sale to mark the ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:37AM in News

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Steam axing OAuth authentication system has 
left games wide open to key reselling

Steam axing OAuth authentication system has left games wide open to key reselling

Steam’s decision to rescind its OAuth authentication system earlier this year is harming PC developers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Steam top ten sellers: March 29 - April 4

Steam top ten sellers: March 29 - April 4

Grand Theft Auto V is on top of this week’s Steam best sellers, with pre-orders picking up ahead of its PC release next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2015 at 8:50PM in News
Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

Biofeedback horror game Nevermind arrives on Steam Early Access

A game that adjusts its difficulty according to the stress being experienced by its player is now available on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2015 at 1:46PM in News
Steam top ten sellers: March 22-28

Steam top ten sellers: March 22-28

Pre-orders for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V have helped the title pull ahead of Cities: Skylines on Steam's latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 29th 2015 at 8:29PM in News

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Rust introduces new player races, but players unhappy over lack of choice

Rust introduces new player races, but players unhappy over lack of choice

Until recently every character in Early Access hit Rust was white. Now, they come in an assortment of colours, but the mixed race implementation has upset parts of the game’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

It has emerged that five Steam Greenlight games were cloned over the weekend, with unsuspecting buyers being directed to a site hosting a Trojan virus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
H1Z1 passes 1m Steam Early Access sales

H1Z1 passes 1m Steam Early Access sales

Online zombie title H1Z1 has now sold over 1m copies on Steam, developer Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Steam top nine sellers chart: March 15-21

Cities: Skylines has once again topped Steam's weekly best selling chart, beating out Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Grand Theft Auto V pre-orders.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 4:54AM in News

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Valve's Newell: 'iPhone should be more like the PC'

Valve's Newell: 'iPhone should be more like the PC'

The rest of the games industry should follow the lead of PC and tear down their walled gardens, argues Valve boss Gabe Newell.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 19th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

EU residents are now able to obtain refunds on their digital Steam purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Cities: Skylines surpasses 500,000 sales

Cities: Skylines surpasses 500,000 sales

Cities: Skylines has run past 500,000 sales in less than a week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 6:03PM in News
Steam users now required to disclose paid endorsements

Steam users now required to disclose paid endorsements

Valve has released an updated version of the Steam Subscriber Agreement, included in which is a new clause that requires users to disclose when they're being paid to promote a ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 5:24PM in News
Stealth Inc 2 is exclusive to Humble Bundle on PC

Stealth Inc 2 is exclusive to Humble Bundle on PC

Curve Digital is releasing its next PC game exclusively on the Humble Store for a limited time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
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
Steam top eight sellers chart: March 8-14

Steam top eight sellers chart: March 8-14

Cities: Skylines has taken the top spot on Steam's best sellers list for the past week, beating out Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2015 at 9:33PM in News
Rumours suggest Valve has added extra restrictions to Steam gifting

Rumours suggest Valve has added extra restrictions to Steam gifting

The clampdown on cross-region gifting in Steam appear to have been tightened further.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 1:48PM in News
Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

GDC saw Valve’s PC-meets-console range of devices, the Steam Machines, burst back onto the scene.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:43AM in News