Entries in 'steam' (93)

Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers

Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers

The Trading Card system will be locked away from new releases on Steam until they have have proven themselves to be real games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Alan Wake is vanishing from digital stores

Alan Wake is vanishing from digital stores

Remedy's popular horror game Alan Wake is being yanked from Steam and Xbox Live tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Valve pledges to open up about Steam's inner workings

Valve pledges to open up about Steam's inner workings

Valve has pledged to work directly and transparently with the Steam community as it continues to evolve PC gaming's largest marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2017 at 9:43AM in News
Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

It was the surprise hit of late 2013, but DayZ still, remarkably, remains in alpha on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2017 at 10:42AM in News

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is looking good for Xbox One port

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is looking good for Xbox One port

Developer Brendan Greene has confirmed that the possibility of bringing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to Xbox One and PS4 is being investigated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2017 at 9:24AM in News
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 2m Early Access sales

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 2m Early Access sales

Breakout PC hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has hit a new sales milestone on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 10:32AM in News
Game-breaking bug delays Halo Wars 2 DLC

Game-breaking bug delays Halo Wars 2 DLC

The Halo Wars 2 DLC that was due to land this week had been delayed after developer 343 Industries admitted to the discovery of what is describes as a “game-breaking ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:34AM in News
Bayonetta estimated to have sold 100k+ on Steam

Bayonetta estimated to have sold 100k+ on Steam

It seems as if the surprise arrival of Bayonetta on Steam has been a big success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 10:26AM in News

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Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

Steam is getting a proper rival from Chinese giant Tencent

The biggest games company in the world is to take on digital PC games giant Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Publisher Sega and developer Platinum Games have announced and released a PC version of Bayonetta all on the same day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

The PC games scene has been taken aback by another surprise hit – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 11:22AM in News
Valve wants to fight Steam's 'fake games'

Valve wants to fight Steam's 'fake games'

Steam will undergo yet another tweak to its curation systems in an effort to ensure that better quality titles get the exposure they deserve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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LG is making a Steam VR headset too

LG is making a Steam VR headset too

The HTC Vive is no longer the only VR headset designed to support Valve’s OpenVR platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

More SteamVR headsets are on the way, Valve says

Following the release of Valve’s first VR headset in 2016, the company has said that more virtual reality headsets using its Lighthouse tracking tech are in the works. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 11:23AM in News
Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Thanks to analytics site Steam Spy we now have an idea of how Valve’s online store performed in 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision and Platinum Games’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has disappeared from digital storefronts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:50AM in News

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38% of all Steam games were released this year

38% of all Steam games were released this year

That’s right – on the biggest digital PC games store front in the world, over a third of its total catalogue was only released on the service in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Call of Duty's Steam numbers are struggling

Call of Duty's Steam numbers are struggling

It isn’t only Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s boxed sales numbers that are lagging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
Valve has redesigned the Steam Store front page

Valve has redesigned the Steam Store front page

Shopping on Steam has been given a facelift thanks to what Steam is calling ‘The Discovery Update 2.0’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2016 at 11:22AM in News
Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Valve is banning 'bullshots' from Steam store

Developers will soon be prevented from using anything other than in-game shots in a title’s Steam Store carousel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Splinter Cell Blacklist

Steam runs out of Splinter Cell: Blacklist keys during sale

Online distribution service Steam ran out of keys for Splinter Cell: Blacklist during a sale over the weekend.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 31st 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Gal*Gun: Double Peace

Japanese schoolgirl game has £68 DLC that lets you see through people's clothes

Gal*Gun: Double Peace, a Japanese on rails shooter that sees you fend off school girls, has a £67.99 microtransaction that gives you the ability to see through the girl’s clothes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 24th 2016 at 1:41PM in News
CS:GO

Valve responds to the Washington State Gambling Commission, refuses to stop skin trading

Earlier this month the Washington State Gambling Commission contacted Valve and asked them to put a stop to all gambling done through Steam’s services. Valve just replied, and said no.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 12:56PM in News
Steam Controller

The Steam controller has almost hit the one million units sold mark

According to Valve the Steam controller is on course to hit the one million units sold milestone early next year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Steam Link

Future Samsung TV's will have the Steam Link built in

Valve’s Steam Link device will be built into future Samsung TV’s, removing the need to buy an extra piece of hardware to stream games to your living room.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 13th 2016 at 2:42PM in News