Entries in 'steam' (565)

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
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

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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

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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
Steam user review system tweaked

Steam user review system tweaked

Valve has altered the way user reviews are accessed on Steam to separate newer and older entries.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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